Denmark

Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolio – Reuters – 26/07/2017

Denmark's biggest commercial pension fund will soon track carbon emissions by companies it invests in, and exclude those it finds breach the Paris climate accord, its CFO told Reuters.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/07/26

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Denmark’s government now has no foreign currency debt — for the first time in 183 years – Business Insider – 20/03/2017

Denmark's central government paid back the entirety of all its foreign currency loans for the first time in "at least 183 years," the country's central bank said on Monday.

Source:  Business Insider, 2017/03/20

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Denmark Just Ran Their Entire Country on 100% Wind Energy – Futurism – 03/03/2017

Thanks in part to the installation of a new offshore wind turbine installation, Denmark was recently able to power the entire country for a day with wind energy alone. As many countries continue to incorporate renewable energy, successes like this show just how much is possible.

Source:  Futurism, 2017/03/03

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Denmark Generated Enough Wind Energy To Power All Its Electricity Needs On Wednesday – Clean Technica – 24/02/2017

The country of Denmark generated enough wind energy on Wednesday to power the entire country’s electricity needs, according to new figures from Europe’s wind energy trade body, WindEurope.

Source:  Clean Technica, 2017/02/24

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

World Bank ranks Denmark as leader in green energy – CCTV – 18/02/2017

The Danish government will hold on to its green leadership through green transition as the World Bank ranked the country as the leader in green energy, Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt said on Friday.

Source:  CCTV, 2017/02/18

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Moody’s: Denmark’s ‘AAA’ Rating Supported By Diversified Economy, Low Debt – RTTNews – 06/12/2016

Moody's Investors Service said Denmark's diversified and open economy with evenly distributed wealth levels, underpin its 'AAA' rating with stable outlook. The agency said the very low public debt level and robust public finances are another important strength as is the Danish authorities' forward-looking approach to economic policy-making.

Source:  RTTNews, 2016/12/06

By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Germany launches first cross-border PV auction with Denmark – pv magazine – 12/10/2016

Germany's Federal Network Agency, which oversees the country's solar auctions and renewable energy incentive regulation, announced on Wednesday the first mutually opened auction for ground-mounted PV installations with Denmark.

Source:  pv magazine, 2016/10/12

By |October 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Putting Denmark’s wealth to work to fight climate change – Institutional Investor – 10/10/2016

Danish pension fund PKA announces its latest ESG commitment in a United Nations-inspired Sustainable Development Goals fund

Source:  Institutional Investor, 2016/10/10

By |October 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Denmark Scares Off Investors After Energy Agenda Is Jettisoned

It was the first country ever to venture into offshore wind power. Now, Denmark is scaring off potential investors by abandoning some of the policies that once helped make it an international poster child for green energy.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2016/06/05

By |June 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Denmark, the answer is blowing in the wind?

“Denmark knows how imperative the energy and climate issues are: it owns vast reserves of gas and oil in the North Sea, it is an old industrial country (with an electricity price policy arbitraging industry against households), and it knows that our climate is changing, even if the impact on this low country should be [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , |