Denmark's next North Sea-style venture? Gas consumers could go green in 2035

A new analysis shows that before long, enough green biogas could be produced to cover energy consumption in Denmark by 2035. Danish gas production is currently at a crossroads which somewhat resembles the one faced by renewable energy in recent years – the question is whether gas faces the same future.

Photo: /ritzau/ Finn Frandsen

While Danish self-sufficiency on North Sea natural gas is slowly coming to an end, a new source of heat for Danish gas consumers is emerging on Danish soil.

In just under 17 years, there may be enough biogas in the Danish gas grid to cover Danish natural gas consumption, shows a new analysis from interest group Grøn Gas Danmark (Green Gas Denmark). Dansk Gas Distribution (Danish Gas Distribution) is among the members which believe that Danish gas infrastructure will find itself at a crossroads over the next few years.

The question is whether Danish politicians will continue to support the installation of energy friendly heating sources.

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