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Danish government indicates regulatory test zones exempt from law

Siemens Gamesa and Greenlab Skive receive dispensation from Danish power supply legislation and thereby an opportunity to test new technologies. An important step toward ensuring a PtX head-start for Denmark, says the turbine maker.

Photo: Siemens Gamesa

Accounts of the green energy transition in Denmark usually highlight two particular aspects. One is the innovative domestic companies leading the way in the development of wind turbines, offshore wind farms and, most recently, green hydrogen. The other is forward-thinking politicians who banked big on renewable energy expansion in the 1990s.

More unsung is a third element of this green equation: the Danish power grid, which with its capacity and flexible management has succeeded in fitting in a far larger share of the fluctuating power volumes from solar and wind than previously thought possible.

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