Friday, July 19, 2024

Denmark

Tackling new threats to critical energy infrastructure

The explosions that targeted the Nord Stream pipelines from Russia to Germany in September 2022 and the suspected sabotage of Baltic-connector pipeline, which supplies...

Viking Link undersea cable to power up UK and Denmark

On December 29, Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet launched the Viking Link, the world’s longest electricity interconnector, establishing a subsea cable connection across...

EU invests over €110 million in environment and climate protection in 11 member states

The European Commission announced on February 17 an investment of over €110 million into LIFE program integrated projects for environmental and climate protection, selected...

Orsted and Liquid Wind invest in e-methanol project in Sweden

Planning a major investment into green fuels, Danish energy giant Orsted and Liquid Wind AB have reached an agreement, under which Orsted will acquire...

Orsted explores renewable hydrogen, green fuels in Denmark

COPENHAGEN – At the Orsted’s construction site at the Avedore Power Plant located just south of Copenhagen, the Danish multinational power company is currently...

Enough of the Durban depravity

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the so-called “World Conference Against Racism”, otherwise known as Durban I. The 2001 conference was to be...

The end of the internal combustion engine

With the EU’s Fit for 55 legislation package, the internal combustion engine is set to disappear: From 2035, all new registered vehicles in Europe...

Denmark is leading the race against Russian hackers

‘Don’t open this e-mail from “McDonald’s”.’ The word ‘Warnings’ white against the green background, screams at me from the top of the mobile phone...

Denmark’s Orsted starts construction of first renewable hydrogen project in Copenhagen

Denmark’s Orsted has started the onsite construction work on the H2RES project in Copenhagen, the company said on May 17. Danish Climate, Energy and...

MEPs slam EU food companies over caged confinement of animals abroad

In a strongly-worded letter released on May 15, members of the European Parliament called on food companies to end the caged confinement of animals in their global supply...

Oil giant BP plans 1GW blue hydrogen project in UK

In the fast race between oil giants to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, BP announced on March 18 it is developing plans for the UK’s...

The view from Latvia: Is the EU failing us?

Latvia, like the rest of Europe, is experiencing the still-ongoing consequences of the COVID-19 measures, all of which directly affect the economic state of...

Denmark, Iceland and Norway suspend AstraZeneca vaccine rollout over blood clot fears

Denmark and Norway on Thursday temporarily suspended the use of AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine, following reports of the formation of blood clots among some people...

Brussels warns six EU countries against travel restrictions

Ιn a letter sent to Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden, the European Commission has urged the countries to respect the travel restrictions...

After Navalny arrest, MEPs want plug in Nord Stream 2 pipeline

The European Parliament passed a resolution on January 21 calling on EU member states to immediately stop work “once and for all” to complete...

Uzbek plant begins production of mineral fertilizers by processing natural gas

Uzbekistan’s Joint Stock Company Uzkimyosanoat announced urea production has begun at the new, $985 million ammonia and urea production complex at Navoiyazot, Uzbekistan’s Energy...

IEA to develop roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

The International Energy Agency on January 11 announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero...

Lay that pipe: Work on Gazprom’s Russia-German gas line will resume

From January 15, two gas pipelines for Nord Stream 2 will be laid and trenched by the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna, assisted by the construction...

US sanctions aim at stifling Nord Stream 2 gas line

Sanctions that could halt the controversial Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany have been reportedly included in the annual US...

Poland wants to catch the wind of Baltic Sea

In an effort to boost energy independence and reduce carbon emissions, Poland has initiated a joint project to harness the potential of the Baltic...

Moving to check Russia, China influence, US names Arctic advisor

Facing increasing Russian and Chinese influence in the Arctic, the US State Department has appointed Jim DeHart as the US Coordinator for the region....

Croatia and Bulgaria eyeing Eurozone entry

Seemingly ready to ignore the lessons of the last decade’s Eurozone crisis which ravaged many of their neighbours, aspiring Eurozone members Croatia and Bulgaria...

EU Climate Law needs to stick to a 100% renewable scenario, WindEurope says

The EU Climate Law needs to stick to a 100% renewable energy scenario which achieves the objective of climate neutrality based on renewables only,...

As world reels from Covid-19, planet recovers

The remarkable reduction in human activity as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak has shown dramatic improvements in air quality and lower emissions around...

EU energy commissioner discusses European Energy policy in Denmark

EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson visited Denmark on 6 and 7 February as part of the Commission’s drive to promote the European Green Deal...

Europe installs 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019

Europe installed 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, statistics released on 6 February by WindEurope showed. This is a new record...

Nordic countries disagree with EU over minimum wage

Nordic nations were not happy about the European Commission’s plans to introduce an EU-wide minimum wage framework. As they do not have a minimum wage,...

Blades of Glory: Denmark to repower Middelgrunden offshore windfarm

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The blades of the 20 turbines of the Middelgrunden offshore windfarm, off the coast of Copenhagen, rotated slowly as the boat...

US sanctions may be too late to stop Nord Stream-2 construction

US sanctions against the controversial Nord Stream-2 pipeline from Russia to Germany are unlikely stop the project’s construction but may prevent Russian gas monopoly...

Name Dispute: Important issues progressing while public attention fades

While the Name Dispute between Greece and the newly-renamed Republic of North Macedonia has fallen out of the headlines, several notable developments occurred in...

EU hesitation puts Arctic plans on ice

BRUSSELS – The European Union needs to play an active role in the Arctic instead of simply observing the developments in the region, European...

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