Denmark's new green power plan will compensate for CCS lack

The Danish government's new energy roadmap clarifies that, by 2025 at the latest, policy must be set for guiding emissions cuts of 70 percent. The long process of establishing CCS requires a new plan for renewables, the government says.

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Focusing on new technologies able to help reduce Denmark's climate emissions and achieve national targets, the country's government had already set much of the course for the domestic energy sector.

Whilst carbon capture and sequestration figures in policy as a main avenue toward emissions cuts, a problem has arisen. Establishing large CCS facilities takes time, which is why more renewable power must be added for the country to achieve its objectives before deadline, the Danish government informs in a climate program published Wednesday.

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