Denmark wants more green power for the price of less

The Danish government presented its proposed energy policy today. Tariffs will be lowered for private customers as well as companies, and a pool for utilizing surplus heating will be established.

Denmark's Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt | Photo: /ritzau/Jens Dresling

Denmark has now presented its future energy policy, in which the government proposes lowering several tariffs.

These include the electricity tariff. According to rumors, this will be lowered by a total DKK 25 cents (EUR 3.4 cents) per KWh by 2025 and the reduction will be phased in from 2019. The electric heating tariff will also be lowered to DKK 15 cents per KWh from 2021.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Siemens Gamesa to squeeze GE's flagship out of US market

The ongoing patent lawsuit between GE and Siemens Gamesa stands to greatly backfire for the US giant, which could force players such as Ørsted to find new offshore wind turbines. The power company itself claims this risks leading to ”potentially irreversible” delays on a gigawatt-scale project.

Norway plans to control hydro to safeguard power supply

With the country’s hydroelectric reservoirs now at low levels after a dry spring, Norwegian policymakers consider reducing electricity export to Europe, but any move to do so, barring emergency, must adhere to single energy market regulations, says interest group.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs