Partners in Denmark
Energy Consulting Network A/S (Ltd.) is a leading Danish company internationally within the field of energy. The mission of EC Network is to make a professional contribution to the dissemination of sustainable energy and environmental systems. Its competences comprise areas strategy, policy and management in general within the overall energy sector, strategic energy planning, renewable energy, district heating, energy projects at end-users (buildings and industries) as well as communication strategies and activities.
Gate 21 is a non-profit partner organization in Greater Copenhagen (90+ regional partner/members in Denmark) with a mission to gather municipalities, regions, businesses and knowledge institutions to develop and disseminate resource-efficient solutions that support green transformation and promote green growth.
ver the past ten years, has built a strong triple-helix organization and has become the common platform of municipalities, regions, companies and knowledge institutions for green solutions, green innovation and green growth in Greater Copenhagen.
Central Denmark Region is one of five regions in Denmark. The Region consists of 19 municipalities (1,313,596 inhabitants). The regions’ responsibilities are within the areas of health, psychiatry, social and regional development.
13 of the municipalities have signed the Covenant of Mayor. Along with the energy accounts, the Central Denmark Region provides the data needed by the municipalities to monitor and report on their SEAPs/SECAPs. The Region has been a “Regional Covenant Coordinator” since 2017. Currently the region is starting up a cooperation to enhance the energy and climate planning in relation to the C40 standard for climate planning (DK2020). The goal is to focus on all sectors within the municipalities’ geographical area, which define how they achieve CO2 neutrality by 2050.
Within the EU ELENA Programme, the Central Denmark Region assists district heating utilities against increasing prices, while simultaneously accelerating the green transition (REFER-CDR project).
Region of South Denmark consists of 22 municipalities (1,223,105 million inhabitants). The regions’ responsibilities are within the areas of health, psychiatry, social and regional development.
In recent years RSD has been actively engaged in sustainable energy activity. One initiative has been Strategic Energy Planning, supported by the Danish Government drawing up a planning process on how municipalities in coordination with the regional authority can take a sustainable path. In parellel with this several of the municipalities have signed Covenant of Mayor and currently is starting up a cooperation to enhance the energy and climate planning in relation to the C 40 standard for climate planning (DK2020).