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What the Danish government reshuffle means for Denmark's green transition

An expansion of the Danish government to include coalition party members means renewed support for offshore wind and sharpened green goals. The Prime Minister has previously been heavily criticized for doubling down on Denmark's ambitious green targets.

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Wind energy will see a profile boost in Denmark under a government reshuffle which will prioritize the green transition as a key source of growth within climate and energy policy.

Over the weekend, the minority government ruled by centre-right party Venstre was expanded to include members from supporting right-wing parties Liberal Alliance and De Konservative Folkeparti (The Conservatives), who will contribute six and three ministers to the cabinet respectively. Now, under the new 'VLAK' (Venstre Liberal Alliance Konservative) government, a more green-focused climate and energy platform has been laid out, which includes the sub-target that a minimum 50 percent of Denmark's energy use in 2030 will be covered by sustainable energy.

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