In the face of chronic public under-investment in infrastructure, alternative financing schemes such as public-private finance partnerships are becoming more relevant. Danish Cleantech Hub, The NY Blue Tech Network and AECOM hosted a half-day conference that brought together private, public and NGO stakeholders to discuss these alternative financing models.
Solving the Blue Infrastructure Crisis
Copenhagen and New York Discuss Community Engagement for Cloudburst Collaboration
As part of Copenhagen and New York City’s three-year official city-to-city collaboration on Cloudburst and Climate Adaptation, Danish Cleantech Hub hosted an intimate workshop with community stakeholders and public agencies.
Danish Wind Industry Could Play Key Role in New York
New York has ambitions plans to become an industry leader in offshore wind energy. This plan translates to great potential for Danish wind industry players. In January Danish Cleantech Hub hosted an executive level forum for public and private wind industry experts from Denmark and the US.
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Danish Water Tech Eyes the US Market
Despite its size, Denmark boasts more coastline than both India and Brazil, which might explain why water technology, innovation and services play a leading role in the Danish economy. In an effort to channel these industry-leading technologies into global market opportunities, the Confederation of Danish Industry recently released a global water analysis.
New York welcomes Danish offshore wind expertise
New York State looks to Denmark in the fight to become the Westatlantic’s epicenter for the offshore wind industry. Both the policymakers and the population support the project says Doreen Harris, Director for Large Scale Renewables, NYSERDA.
Advancing Public-Private Dialogue in Offshore Wind
The Danish Energy Agency, the Danish Trade Council and Danish Cleantech Hub co-hosted an executive forum on the early stages of offshore wind development, which attracted public officials, private experts and NGOs from both Denmark and the US, including representatives from NYSERDA and BOEM. Read the insights from the eventful afternoon here.
New York State Doubles Down on Commitment to Develop Clean Energy Jobs and Growth
In his annual address to the state, Governor Andrew Cuomo reaffirmed his commitment to position New York as the regional epicenter of clean energy jobs and the climate agenda. Once more, he sends a clear message: In the absence of national climate leadership, the political determination from individual states and legislators will lead the way.
Offshore wind – an opportunity for New York City to take leadership
Renewable energy for cities is an essential part of reaching the global sustainable development goals. As the growing cities are facing a huge challenge to secure sufficient energy, offshore wind is a key technology, delivering clean energy, and attracting focus from New York City. With the Prime Minister of global leading offshore wind country Denmark as participant, the Cities for Global Impact conference in New York Climate Week will focus on the potential for cities of harvesting wind from the ocean.
The Unique Copenhagen Model for Urban Innovation
At the “Urban Innovation for Livable Cities – Copenhagen’s Public-Private Partnerships Model for Urban Planning” conference, cities across the US discuss approaches to solving challenges such as climate adaptation with the City of Copenhagen and its private partners.
Minister Lars Chr. Lilleholt on export promotion Tour in the US
Lars Christian Lillehols, the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate, visits The United States on a four-day long tour to promote Danish energy solutions and technology.
By Viktor Brandt Kærgaard
Holistic Approach To Climate, Health and Sustainability
The outside world is very interested in Nordic solutions to the challenges that urbanization and climate change pose. So states Danish engineering consultancy Ramboll at Climate Week NYC.