The Energi på Tværs project is a strong, far-reaching and important initiative that can help realize the goals of the Paris Agreement and make Greater Copenhagen the leading region in the world for green transition and growth. The cooperation involves 33 municipalities, 10 utility providers and the Capital Region of Denmark – together they represent almost two million people. The partners share a common vision of fossil-free electricity and heat supply by 2035, building to include the transport sector by 2050.

Energi på Tværs makes coordination and collaboration on energy conversion possible throughout the Capital Region through strategic energy planning. It is unique and innovative for so many key players to agree on a common agenda and concrete vision. This provides a common framework and direction that benefits and strengthens the green transition – it can take place at greater speed, with greater efficiency, fewer poor investments and fewer errors than would have been possible had each individual player worked alone.

“We are going to look back at Energi på Tværs and see it was vital for our successful green transition. The broad cross-cutting partnership is our strength,” says Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Regional Council Chairman, Capital Region.

On May 25 Energi på Tværs will hold the Energy Policy Summit, where the Common Strategic Energy Plan will be presented. Read more about the project and its results here.

You can view the publication here – Energi på Tværs is on page 95.