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Strong growth in Rockwool's profit

The cleantech company did not deliver growth on the top line but did cash in a much greater income in 2016. Higher margins are expected this year, along with new conquests.

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EU Parliament passes reform of quota system

It looked like it would be a narrow vote regarding a reform of the EU system for trading CO2 quotas. But several of the overall proposals were approved by a majority. The vote was negative, however, on a proposal for an import tariff.

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New report: Wind now trumps coal throughout the EU

With the expansion of 12 gigawatts in 2016, wind power is now the second-largest source of electricity in the EU. However, political instability and dysfunctional markets could slow things down, sounds a warning.

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Ikea buys 88 MW wind farm in Canada

Furniture retailer Ikea takes one more step towards covering all of its electricity needs with sustainable energy as the company buys its second wind farm in Canada in just a few years.

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Managing director of Vølund steps down

Copenhagen's waste-to-energy plant Amager Bakke has recently dealt with big issues. The managing director at one of the plant's most important suppliers is now stepping down.

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New negotiator wants to open EU energy markets with "more EU"

INTERVIEW: In the midst of a historic crisis in the EU, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators strives for more authority in order to achieve a smoother EU energy market. The negotiator at ACER, Morten Helveg Petersen, admits that additional EU regulation will be a hard sell.

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New chairman will select the next CEO of Novozymes

Novozymes has not performed satisfactorily, says the new chairman, who has been given the task of selecting Peder Holk Nielsen's future replacement. The process will be long, yet the main shareholder remains optimistic.

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Novozymes went slightly up except for one division

The biofuel division was the only part of Novozymes to suffer a setback in 2016, according to the annual report on a "challenging year", in which the enzyme producer kicks off a round of firings and a large-scale share buy-back program.

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New Logstor CEO wants expansion across the board

INTERVIEW: Although the main focus at Danish Logstor is booking a bottom line profit after many years of gloomy financial reports, the new CEO highlights that he is also open to acquisitions as new business areas.

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Enel buys US battery experts

The acquisition of Demand Energy will extend opportunities for the energy companies to expand within green energy systems.

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Netflix is a large-scale coal consumer

While companies such as Apple and Facebook are working to promote sustainable energy sources, this does not seem to be a priority at the world's largest streaming service.