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A.P. Møller Holding to enter Danish geothermal venture

In 2017, Danish energy company E.on announced it would venture into domestic geothermal energy, and that the company was looking into the possibilities in the town of Hillerød in greater metropolitan Copenhagen.

Photo: Thisted Kommune

Geothermal energy has the potential to cover 30 percent of Denmark's central heating requirements. The town of Hillerød in greater metropolitan Copenhagen is one of the sites in Denmark with the best potential for geothermal energy. Since 2013, local utility Hillerød Forsyning, has had a license to utilize geothermal energy in Hillerød. However, no drilling has yet begun.

In 2017, Danish energy company E.on announced it would focus on geothermal energy in Denmark, and that the company was looking into possibilities near Hillerød. Another player has now announced its interest in the search for hot water under Hillerød.

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