European Energy Review DIGEST: Danes united behind the “most ambitious energy plan in the world”

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Friday 16 August 2013

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15 August 2013

Danes united behind the “most ambitious energy plan in the world”

| By Reiner Gatermann

For many of the 5.6 million Danes, March 22, 2012 was a historic day. On that day Parliament (Folketing) voted with the impressive majority of 172 to 7 in favour of the new Energy Agreement, which stipulates: By 2050 the entire energy supply, comprising electricity, heating, industry and transport, is to be covered by renewable energy…

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Energy is too important to be left to politics

| By Gert van Wijland

The coughing engine that won’t stop

| By Rudolf ten Hoedt

Sweden has – almost – excellent conditions for a sustainable future

| By Reiner Gatermann

Renewables in Japan at a cross roads

| By Rudolf ten Hoedt

Germany’s Halting Energiewende

| By Paul Hockenos

The UK’s road to a green future: paved with good intentions – but will the lights stay on?

| By Alex Forbes