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Copenhagen's seawater cooling delivers energy and carbon savings

13 Nov 2012  -  Society and living

With summer temperatures that rarely exceed the mid-20s Celsius, Copenhagen is not an obvious research and development hub for air-conditioning solutions.

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Companies pursue new offshore adventures

07 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

An increasing number of Danish companies are exploring opportunities in the thriving offshore industry. Companies that traditionally operate in sectors outside the oil, gas and wind industry, but now see the high growth rates in the offshore industries as an incentive to find fresh fields.

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250 million travelers across the Øresund Bridge

05 Nov 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

From the opening day till the end of September 2012, 250 million travelers have crossed the Øresund Bridge by car and train.

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Denmark keeps financial top-ranking

02 Nov 2012  -  Business conditions

The international credit rating agency Standard & Poor has rated Denmark’s credit standing and the result could not have been any better.

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17 millioner kroner til bioenergi i Region Sjælland

01 Nov 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hvordan udnytter Region Sjælland sine bioenergi-ressourcer optimalt? Det har projekt Biowatt rejst 17 millioner kroner til at afdække i de kommende to år. Resultaterne skal bruges til at omstille energiproduktionen i Regionens kommuner og til at opbygge en kompetenceprofil, der brander Region Sjælland over for udenlandske investorer.

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Copenhagen Entertainment kortlægger kreativt vækstpotentiale

01 Nov 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Capacity etablerede i 2008 projekt Copenhagen Entertainment, som i de sidste fire år har skabt job og vækst i den danske tv-, film- og computerspilbranche. Projektet nærmer sig sin afslutning og peger med Vækstplan 2020 på seks anbefalinger til fortsat vækst, herunder en samlende indsats, der kan koordinere og styrke entertainment-området fremadrettet. Det vil dog kræve yderligere medfinansiering.

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København og Beijing underskriver ambitiøs samarbejdsaftale

31 Oct 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den 26. september underskrev København og Beijing en konkret samarbejdsaftale om bæredygtig byudvikling og byggeri. Aftalen åbner døre til kinesiske beslutningstagere, og målet er at give danske virksomheder del i den ordrestrøm, der de kommende år vil følge af den kinesiske hovedstads hastige vækst.

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17 million to bioenergy in Region Zealand

31 Oct 2012  -  Cleantech

In the coming two years, Region Zealand will focus on how to maximise the use of bioenergy resources in the region. Financial support of DKK 17 million has secured the realisation of project BioWatt, a shared regional biogas initiative.

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København førende i Europa på at skabe grønne job

31 Oct 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

København er blandt verdens førende på grøn vækst. Det viser konklusionerne i en endnu ikke offentliggjort rapport fra OECD, som bliver den første i en række, der afdækker regioners evne til at omstille økonomien til grøn vækst og jobskabelse. Rapportens konklusioner og anbefalinger blev præsenteret af OECD den 8. oktober i forbindelse med Global Green Growth Forum 2012.

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Rockwool to insulate Empire State Building

29 Oct 2012  -  Companies

Empire State Building, which is New York's second tallest building reaching 381 meters up in the sky, is currently undergoing a major renovation. The Rockwool Group, headquartered in the Copenhagen Region, is involved in making the building more environmentally friendly and fireproof, writes business.dk

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Denmark is ranked easiest country to do business in Europe

26 Oct 2012  -  Regional setup

The fifth best country in the world and Europe's leading: When the World Bank announces the countries, providing the most favourable business climate, Denmark is once again among the elite.

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New initiative aids SMEs to green transition

24 Oct 2012  -  Regional setup

Government funded external counselling is to help selected Danish SMEs integrate environmental considerations into their future business strategy.

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Help to entrepreneurs in North Zealand

23 Oct 2012  -  Regional setup

Entrepreneurs in the northern part of Zealand is about to get further assistance.

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New district heating flagship in Copenhagen

22 Oct 2012  -  Society and living

The City Council of Copenhagen has given its formal approval of the establishment of the new waste-to-energy facility Amager Bakke (Amager Hill) to be located at the harbour of Copenhagen.

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Danish design to carry exports

19 Oct 2012  -  Creative and entertainment

The Danish government aims to increase exports of Danish design, architecture and furniture.

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Nobel Prize winner boosts Danish stem cell research

18 Oct 2012  -  Life Science

The Japanese Nobel Prize winner in medicine Shinya Yamanaka has made his stem cell research available to Danish researchers, reports the Politiken daily newspaper.

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Copenhagen once again voted Europe's best cruise port

17 Oct 2012  -  Society and living

For the fifth time, Copenhagen has been voted "Europe's Best Cruise Port" by a unanimous industry panel at the World Travel Awards in Portugal.

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Copenhagen aims to be the world’s cleanest capital

16 Oct 2012  -  Society and living

Less litter in the streets of Copenhagen. With a new campaign, the City of Copenhagen aims to be the cleanest capital in Europe by 2015.

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Sustainable Danish design to China

15 Oct 2012  -  Cleantech

The non-profit organisation Index will guide the Chinese metropolis Guangzhou in sustainable urban planning, writes business.dk.

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Megacities meet in Copenhagen to advance green growth agenda

10 Oct 2012  -  Cleantech

Studies show that municipal governments worldwide consider climate change solutions to be an economic opportunity. This weekrepresentatives from Bogotá, New York, Jakarta, London and 11 other cities are meeting in Copenhagen to work together on how to integrate green solutions, economic growth and job creation.

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