27 Nov '11, 10pm

Denmark Aiming for 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Denmark Aiming for 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Not quite Scotland’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2025 , but still a highly ambitious one (relative to other countries), Denmark’s newest renewable energy target proposals aim to have wind supplying it with half of its electricity by 2020, and renewable energy supplying it with ALL of its energy by 2050. And all of its power and heat would come from renewables by 2035. Today, Denmark gets 20% of its power from wind turbines, and it is known as a world leader in renewable energy. “This is an historical effort to become even better at saving energy and create an even more competitive and energy-effective company culture in Denmark, also for households,” Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Martin Lidegaard said. More good news for us is that Denmark will also be taking over presidency of the European Union in January (for 6 months) and that will give it more leverag...

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