Nordenergi Supports Increased Ambition Towards a 55 Percent Target

Climate change poses a fundamental threat to our planet. The electricity sector is therefore committed to leading the way in decarbonising the European economy. Nordic electricity supply is already well underway towards climate neutrality before 2030. Further utilisation of carbon-free electricity will be a cornerstone in the decarbonisation of transport, industry and heating. Nordenergi supports […]

Climate championship of the Nordics

  Country after country in the Nordics have made pledges to become carbon neutral. The EU recently adopted its position to be climate neutral by mid-century, but most Nordic countries have already adopted more ambitious national targets. So, what does it take to become the climate champion of the Nordics? Denmark is set to become […]

Finland is prepared to lead the EU to new climate ambition

Finland has taken the necessary steps to lead talks on EU climate ambition during its presidency of the Council. Finnish presidency starts in July 2019. It is a time to discuss the Commission long term strategy on low-carbon economy. The discussions will aim to confirm the target of net zero emissions by 2050. Finland has […]

Simplicity is the key to happy customers

For nearly three months now I’ve been at Swedenergy’s office in Brussels and I have immersed into the Electricity market directive and regulation. One of the articles, article 18 and Annex II, is about billing and billing information. From my long experience in this business I strongly believe, and so does Swedenergy, that the invoice […]

5 takeaways from The European Commission’s 2050 climate strategy (A Clean Planet for all)

Written by Jørgen Skovmose Madsen, Director of EU Affairs, Danish Energy Karsten Capion, Senior Advisor, Energy System modelling, Danish Energy   On the 28th of November 2018 the European Commission published its 2050 Climate Strategy – “A Clean Planet for all.” Below, we highlight five key takeaways from the analysis.   A climate-neutral Europe by […]

The Nordic countries to lead the way in electrification in Europe

Increased electrification will be a cornerstone in the battle against climate change, and the Nordic countries will lead the way by becoming the most electrified region in the world. This shall be done by developing the Nordic electricity market by ensuring that electricity production is climate-friendly, security of supply is high, and electricity prices are […]

EU carbon price is back on track – why and what next

After a seven-year hiatus the EU emissions trading system is back to relevant price levels. The carbon price had been lagging below 10 euros per tonne since 2011. This was due to several factors: Lack of climate ambition globally. The EU would have jumped its 2020 emission reduction target from 20 % to 30 % […]