With "Themes" the Danish Energy Association wish to express its views on the debate in the energy sector.

Implementation of three key recommandations from the smart grid network.

It is not enough to re-evaluate the Primary Energy Factor (PEF) calculations in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), which are neither harmonized, transparent or adjusted to higher shares of large-scale renewable electricity. The PEF should simply be removed completely and competition in smart grid technologies should drive the development.

Online magazine European Energy Review makes a close up on Danish government's goal of 40 percent CO2 reduction by 2020. Danish Energy Association's CEO Lars Aagaard has been interviewed in the article.

In Denmark we will bring together front-runners to solve the smart grid equation and hopefully harvest both the economic and energy benefits of smart grid. That’s the objective of the iPower-project.

Denmark is facing low economic growth for a long time in the future. In order to arrest this trend and maintain the current standard of welfare, it is necessary to concentrate on areas with the greatest growth potential. The climate and energy area is definitely a high-growth area.