July 25, 2011
|Copenhagen green power island|
Apparently, complete removal of fossil fuels from the Danish energy system would result in an estimated greenhouse gas emissions reduction of around 80%, relative to 1990, with the largest remaining source being the non-CO2 greenhouse gases from agriculture.
Below is a table of the total gross energy consumption in Denmark today and the projections for 2050 under different possible energy scenarios. To read a full article about the Danish goal of becoming independent of fossil fuels by 2050, please visit the Solutions web site. (You may also like to read our Zero Carbon Britain blog.)
David M. Davison