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Coal gets cold shoulder from Denmark and Germany

A coal power plant with a cooling tower

Danish minister says country is looking at ways to ditch coal power within 10 years, while Germany mulls shutting down capacity

31 Oct 2014

Denmark declares wind 'cheapest' form of power

Turbines in a wind farm in Denmark

New analysis shows onshore wind beats all other forms of electricity generation on cost, as DONG Energy sells stake in Gode Wind 2 offshore project

21 Jul 2014

PensionDanmark chief: How to plug the billion dollar climate finance gap

Torben Moger Pedersen chief executive of Pension Danmark

Torben Möger Pedersen tells BusinessGreen climate finance must be made more attractive to the private sector

24 Mar 2014

Denmark commits to setting carbon targets every five years

Parliament enshrines ambitious carbon goals in law backed by Climate Council to monitor progress

20 Feb 2014

Ribbon cut on Climate-KIC green innovation centre

New Nordic centre designed to help entrepreneurs, businesses, academics and government officials work together on new clean technologies

07 Feb 2014

Official: Danish wind farms meet half of country's power demand

Denmark sets world record as wind output peaks at over 100 per cent of country's electricity demand

16 Jan 2014

ABB inks CLEVER Danish electric car charging deal

Plans for a Danish national electric vehicle charging network take step forward with major new supply agreement

18 Dec 2013

Danish pension fund invests £153m in UK wind

PensionDanmark set to acquire 49 per cent share of six wind farms owned by Falck Renewables

04 Dec 2013

France and Denmark in push for global green free trade

Countries say European Union should join APEC initiative to help scale up environmental market

22 Oct 2013

Tesco reveals daunting scale of food waste mountain

Supermarket giant reveals shocking food waste figures for the first time, as countries pledge to measure and curb global food waste

21 Oct 2013

Vestas drops chief executive amid mounting losses

Ditlev Engel to be replaced by former Ericsson exec Anders Runevad after wind turbine company reports eighth successive quarterly loss

21 Aug 2013

Novozymes acquires TJ Technologies in bio-agriculture push

Deal marks Danish biotech company's second purchase in the sector in the past year

26 Jun 2013

UK joins new Renewables Club with pledge to promote green energy

Politicians from 10 countries promise to highlight benefits of a transition to a low-carbon economy

03 Jun 2013

National Grid readies new lightweight T-pylon

Danish-designed pylon using fewer materials than UK classic is erected for testing and could be in use by 2016

18 Feb 2013

How enzyme technology can help companies clean up

Danish biotech firm Novozymes says replacing detergent chemicals with enzymes cuts toxicity and energy use while boosting profits

21 Dec 2012

Faroe Islands reveals power of 'world's first' smart grid

Dong Energy to demonstrate new virtual power station on remote archipelago

22 Nov 2012

Novozymes and Beta Renewables join forces in boost to second generation biofuels

Danish company pays $115m to use Beta's PROSEA cellulosic biofuel technology

29 Oct 2012

Novozymes urges EU to recognise next generation biofuel opportunity

Biotech company argues new European biofuel policy must be aligned with mandated targets to encourage investment in sustainable fuels

24 Oct 2012

Records tumble after stellar year for Danish renewables sector

Country now generates over 40 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources

27 Sep 2012

Danish insurer brings home bacon with new solar system

Largest rooftop installation in Northern Europe opens at Topdanmark's HQ in Copenhagen

20 Aug 2012

Danish hearing aid firm picks up first WindMade certification

Widex becomes the first company to carry the industry-back label, with Motorola and Deutsche Bank expected to follow

11 Jun 2012

WWF: China seizes green manufacturing lead from Europe

New report finds China is now largest clean tech market after sales grew by €13bn last year

05 Jun 2012

Novozymes targets US market with $200m plant

New enzyme production facility in Nebraska will help company access "huge and untapped" capacity

31 May 2012

UK and Denmark to explore wind power interconnector

National Grid confirms feasibility study will explore proposals for new renewable energy enabling subsea cable

30 Apr 2012

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