Carbon pricing mechanisms and electricity consumption information
Denmark is, among other things, praised for having strong energy efficiency policies and well-enforced carbon pricing mechanisms with high coverage as well as providing consumers with information that compares their electricity consumption with other users in similar consumption categories.
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Denmark will be free of fossil fuels by 2050
In March 2012, a new ambitious energy agreement was reached in Denmark. This should bring Denmark closer to reaching the target of 100% renewable energy in the energy and transport sectors by 2050.
Denmark’s energy targets include:
- By 2050, Denmark must be independent of fossil fuels.
- By 2030, at least half of Denmark's energy needs must be supplied with renewable energy.
- By 2025, Copenhagen will be carbon-neutral.
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This press release was first published by Copenhagen Capacity.
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