Turbine blades waiting for installation

Member Country Activities for Denmark

In 2014, 25.5% of Denmark’s energy consumption came from renewable sources: 40% from oil, 16% from natural gas, 15.1% from coal, and 2.3% from nonrenewable waste. The production from wind turbines alone corresponded to 39.1% of the domestic electricity supply, compared to 32.7% in 2013.

Wind power capacity in Denmark has increased by 77 MW in 2014, bringing the total to 4,896 MW (Table 1). In 2014, 106 MW of new turbines were installed while 29 MW were dismantled. No new wind turbines were installed offshore in 2014. The largest rated turbine to be installed in 2014 was the 8-MW Vestas erected at Oesterild test site in the beginning of 2014.