Storing Energy By Heating Stones To 600 Degrees — Could Power Denmark For Hours

On Monday, the Danish minister of education and research, Tommy Ahlers, attended the official inauguration of a giant pilot facility that will use 600 degree hot stones to store energy. Speaking to dr.dk, he said: “This could be the missing link in our renewable energy transformation.” (It’s arguable whether there really is a missing link, but that’s another story.)

DONG Energy Divests Its Danish Gas Business

Danish energy company DONG Energy announced earlier this month that it had divested its Danish gas distribution business to Energinet.dk. In a move tied in with the company’s intentions to launch an initial public offering (IPO), DONG Energy announced that it had divested its Danish gas distribution company, DONG Gas … [continued]

400 MW Denmark–Germany Grid Interconnection Approved By Denmark Government

Originally published on Cleantechies. The government of Denmark has approved an application for a new grid interconnection with Germany, according to recent reports. To be more specific, the Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, approved Energinet.dk’s application to invest into a new interconnection through the Baltic … [continued]