Year: 2015

Energy analysis of a Royal Danish Air Force base

Posted on: October 27, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen has been tasked to perform an energy analysis of one of the Royal Danish Air Force bases. This is in preparation for the implementation of a certified energy management system that is compliant with the related ISO 50001 standards.

Read more about our agreement with the Danish Defence Command here.


Haiyan visit gives new agreements

Posted on: September 28, 2015

News2-1Official presentation of low carbon city gives new agreements towards a Danish entry in the Chinese five energy plan – The Danish Low Carbon Street in Haiyan is the second of three phases in a strong cooperative agreement between Haiyan County in China and Sønderborg Municipality. The Danish Low Carbon Street is developed as the first phase of making Haiyan sustainable. The project excited the Chinese delegation in such a way that new agreements were made on energy renovating the existing building stock in Haiyan. Read more about the project here.

 


The Danish Low Carbon Street

Posted on: September 22, 2015

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A sustainable low carbon city designed to be role model to Chinas five year energy plan – set to house more than 2000 residents the Haiyan Danish Low Carbon Street has strategies for energy, water, waste, environment, ecology and transport which is sustained through sustainability management, energy efficient behavior and user involvement. Read more about the project here.


Client consultancy regarding procurement tenders for major solar panels

Posted on: September 21, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen A / S has entered into a framework agreement with HOFOR A/S on client consultancy regarding procurement tenders for major solar panels for several water suppliers in Zealand.

In the efforts to make Copenhagen CO2 neutral the water and waste water suppliers in the HOFOR group intend to have solar panels installed and put into service on location.

The agreement runs from September 2015 – May 2016.


CLIMATE WEEK NYC – SEPTEMBER 21-28, 2015

Posted on: September 21, 2015

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Urban Innovation for Livable Cities: This conference in New York will next week provide a forum for the effective exchange of solutions and experiences, bringing together leaders from the public and private sectors in a hands-on discussion on urban innovation for livable cities.

We are part of the DI delegation participating in NYC, and CEO Jørn Lykou is invited to speak at the conference. His presentation is entitled “Integrating the holistic building energy efficiency model in energy planning for cities.”

Accompanied by the Mayor of Aarhus who will open the conference, our delegation is in charge along with Aarhus Municipality for the specific workshop on EE with key opening speech by Technical Director Erik Jeppesen and we will be attending several meetings about energy management and client consultancy during the week, with a range of potential customers. Kirsten Mariager will  e.g. at NY University introduce energy management as a systematic approach to secure and sustain energy savings in buildings illustrated by a case at Aarhus University, Denmark.

http://www.climateweeknyc.org/

 


Prequalified for lead consultancy service in the renovation of five PCB affected tower blocks in Brøndby Strand

Posted on: September 16, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen has just been prequalified to enter the competition to provide lead consultancy services in the renovation of five PCB affected tower blocks in Brøndby Strand. For this project we teamed up with JJW Architects, Danakon, Torkil Laursen and the Danish Technological Institute.

The assignment is jointly tendered by three housing associations: Brøndby Almennyttige Boligselskab (BAB), Postfunktionærernes Andels-Boligforening (PAB) and Tranemosegaard (TMG).

The renovation incorporates the decontamination of primary, secondary and tertiary PCB sources, energy renovation of the building envelope and the complete refurbishment of the interior, including windows, balcony doors and all internal facades and fixtures. Furthermore, it covers the treatment of asbestos and lead in the paints used internally.


Prequalified for yet another school construction! This time in Hedensted …

Posted on: September 10, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen has just been prequalified for a new school project at Hedensted School, which has been approved for a major renovation and reconstruction. For this assignment we teamed up with Mangor & Nagel Architects and LB Consult.
The project includes the reconstruction of classrooms including science laboratories, workshops, the administration facilities, staff areas and a special needs learning center (7,900 m2), while the new building (850 m2) includes facilities for assemblies and music.


Prequalified for the Construction of a Gymnastics Center for Høje-Taastrup Municipality!

Posted on: August 27, 2015

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“Nærheden” the lake – Photo: NærHeden

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have just been prequalified for the construction of a new building that will house a gymnastics center, which Høje-Taastrup Municipality wishes to construct in connection with the development of the new part of town called “NærHeden – Suburb of the Future” by Hedehusene – an urban development project we are also involved in. We have teamed up with Vestergaard Nielsen, Mangor & Nagel Architects and Klaus Nielsen Consulting Engineers. Besides the gymnastics center that will have trampolines and sinked in jumping pit, the center must contain rhythm halls, changing rooms and club rooms. The project includes building design, project engineering and the construction of new facilities for the new gymnastics center with covering an area of approx. 2,000 m2. The project is to be completed between March and August 2016. Read more about the “NærHeden – Suburb of the Future” here.

 


On October 6th-8th, we are Invited to Speak at the Conference “100% Climate Neutrality – Solutions for Crossing Borders” in Sønderborg

Posted on: August 26, 2015

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On October 6th -8th, the conference “100% Climate Neutrality – Solutions for Crossing Borders” is held at the University of Southern Denmark, Alsion in Sønderborg. Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been invited to speak at the conference on the topic: “New and Innovative Solar Energy Buildings in South Denmark.” The conference will show the possibilities for climate neutrality and with Project Zero in Sønderborg and Klimapakt Flensburg initiatives, the border region have already shown a strong commitment towards achieving climate neutrality. The conference will focus on the energy aspects and combine ideas from municipalities, the industry and the most recent research to give examples of how we secure and support the transition to climate neutrality.

Read the conference program here.


Shortlisted! Clean Energy Cooperation with India (CECI)

Posted on: August 24, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have recently been shortlisted for the EC tender “Clean Energy Cooperation with India (CECI). Our consortium partners are the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and Development Environergy Services Limited (DESL).

India is the world’s sixth largest energy consumer. India’s substantial and sustained economic growth is placing enormous demands on its energy resources. Increasing urbanization and the continuing rapid development of economic prosperity means that consumption of power per capita in India is increasing at a rate which greatly outstrips supply. The country will face potentially severe energy supply issues if the country is to continue in its growth as a developing world economy. With a budget of 1.5 Million Euros, this project aims at enhancing India’s capacity to deploy low carbon energy production and improve energy efficiency, thereby contributing to the mitigation of global climate change. Project activities will support India’s efforts to secure the supply of energy and thus contribute to global energy security, within a well-established framework for strategic energy cooperation between the EU and India.

Tasks will include updating and applying Energy Efficiency legislation for the building sector in India, using the experience of EU regulation and standards in this area; undertake design studies to retrofit/construct at least eight existing/new buildings, according to very high energy efficiency requirements, capacity development, etc.


Shortlisted! European Commission tender for “Switch to Green Flagship Facility”

Posted on: August 24, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been shortlisted for the EC tender “Switch to Green Flagship Facility”. Our consortium partners are Switch to Green, ÅF-Mercados (Spain), ICCS-NTUA (Greece), and International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) (Thailand).

Given the scale of environmental challenges and their impact on and interaction with economic growth and social development, greening the economy is an urgent necessity and increasingly a political priority in many developing countries. With a budget of 1 Million Euros, this project aims to develop and foster effective dialogue and cooperation on transformation towards inclusive green economy between the EU and developing countries.

The tasks include: improving identification and formulation of new actions contributing to the SWITCH TO GREEN flagship initiative; Enhance dialogue and exchange of experiences on supporting the transformation towards an inclusive green economy between the EU and partner countries; and create, share and communicate knowledge in an effective manner amongst the EU and developing countries.


Shortlisted! Energy Efficiency Strategy for Botswana

Posted on: August 24, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been shortlisted for a World Bank tender regarding Energy Efficiency Strategy for Botswana. The objective is to recommend strategic actions which could be taken by the Government of Botswana to promote and sustain overall Energy Efficiency. This includes an assessment of the current Energy Efficiency scenario within the country and finally building the local capacity to strengthen the implementation and future growth in this direction.


Pre-qualified for an International Project Competition in the Municipality of Viborg!

Posted on: August 20, 2015

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Picture: Railway Bridge seen from the north – visualisation of the overall plan. Visualisation by The Drawing Office Vandkunsten.

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have just been pre-qualified for a major international project competition, which Viborg Municipality is organising in cooperation with Mercantec and Realdania. We have teamed up with Cubo Architects, ISC Consulting Engineers and Møller and Grønborg. The competition is ambitious and wide-ranging, and the five pre-qualified teams are to come up with a proposal for the design of a business college that must be a future-oriented study environment for business college educations for approx. 1,100 students and 100 employees; a new bridge across the railroad, which creates a vibrant urban space for both movement and stay as well as the front-space platform; and an overall development plan for the adjacent areas south of the railway.

Submission of project proposals takes place in early November 2015 where 1-3 winners are selected and will be invited to participate in the competition’s second phase, which is expected to be completed in the spring of 2016.

Read more here.


Danish Management is assisting an EU Delegation to shed light on Women and Child Human Rights in the Republic of Yemen

Posted on: August 19, 2015

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The photo is from the exhibition and taken by Maha Senan – a young Yemeni woman.

Danish Management recently joined a team of experts whose main objective was to organise two events for the European Delegation to the Republic of Yemen to shed light on Women and Child Human Rights in the Republic of Yemen. The two events were held in Paris and Brussels during June 2015. Specifically, the project aims to foster direct involvement, critical thinking and active interest of the targeted public towards Women and Child Human Rights in the Republic of Yemen.

The programme for each event consisted of a film projection and a photo exhibition. Before the film projection of “I am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced”, the Ambassador of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Yemen and the former Minister of Human Rights in Yemen took the stage to speak out about the current crisis in Yemen and Women and Child Human Rights in the country. After the film projection, people were invited to a photo exhibition where the photographs of several young Yemeni women were exposed, expressing the artistic skills of young women who speak out in silence.

The project was a success and met its objective, and the events received much praise for their courage to take up these very sensitive issues. Around 1,000 people participated in the two events but with the broad media coverage directed at the project before, during and after the events, the project may well have reached around 50,000 people.

Watch the trailer from the film here.

 


Danish Energy Management & Esbensen and Danish Industry is Planning a Conference on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in New York

Posted on: August 14, 2015

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have established cooperation with Danish Industry, to offer a unique Danish holistic energy model for the US market. Since June 2014, we have, together with Danish Industry’s New York-based office worked on a feasibility study to create clarity of the opportunities for providing consulting services within the field of energy to New York’s city’s local government, other public clients and the private sector, through the establishment of an office in the city. New York’s mayor, has called for assistance from Danish companies to help the city to, in the future, withstand the aftermath of storms like Sandy. This also includes the energy sector, as the city is extremely vulnerable in terms of the supply area due to the loss of back-up power stations in low-lying areas, which is put into use because the energy consumption in the buildings is too high.

The next step is for Danish Energy Management & Esbensen and Danish Industry to present the “Danish model”, for how energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy can be implemented in larger communities or a larger coherent building portfolio. The presentation will take place at a conference in New York during the fall of 2015, which is currently under preparation.


Winner of a New Contract! Mid-term evaluation for the Finnish EEP Programme in South Africa and East Africa

Posted on: August 14, 2015

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Danish Management is the winner of an exciting M&E project for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. In 2009, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs established “The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme in Southern and East Africa” (EEP Programme) to increase access to renewable energy and energy efficiency in countries such as South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, among others. Phase I of the EEP programme is already accomplished and Phase II runs until 2017. We are to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the project’s Phase II and account for the implementation progress, make recommendations for the last half of the implementation phase, and conduct a detailed analysis of the projects efficiency and potential impact including a model of the organisational set-up for Phase III. We are excited to get started!


Winner of a New Contract! Review of the Evaluation Systems used in Development Work for Norad

Posted on: August 13, 2015

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Danish Management has recently won an interesting M&E project for Norad – Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. Norad wants to conduct a review of the evaluations systems used in development work. We are in charge of this review that will cover all parts of the evaluation value chain, including decision making regarding evaluation, quality assurance, implementation, their use and dissemination. We are to collect, process and analyse information about evaluation systems among members and observers of the OECD Development Assistance (DAC) Evaluation Network (EvalNet) through strategic analysis, experience and data collection, interviews, communication, etc.

We look forward to getting started!


Meet us at the “Professional Lighting Design Convention” in Rome – October 2015!

Posted on: July 17, 2015

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From October 28 to 31st, the “Professional Lighting Design Convention” (PLDC) is held in Rome. PLDC is a convention created for the global lighting design market, and a meeting place for Lighting designers, architects, researchers, universities, industries and clients seeking knowledge about the latest trends, and the newest development within lighting design. At the three-day professional conference, approximately 70 presentations by high-profile speakers including keynote speakers are given.

Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been selected to speak at the convention together with Aarhus University.  A 60 minute long presentation where experiences, results and pilot studies for research is laid out, in connection with the establishment of circadian light for treatment of manic patients in psychiatric healthcare environments, in order to reduce coercion in the psychiatry, at the psychiatric hospital in Risskov. The experiences gained from this project will also be implemented in the project engineering of the new psychiatric hospital in Skejby.

Read about the convention here.


Prequalified for Lead Consultancy Services for the Establishment of Dementia- and Brain Center Aarhus

Posted on: July 16, 2015

 

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Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been prequalified for lead consultancy services in connection with the establishment of the Dementia- and Brain Center Aarhus, which is to be built in the Northern part of Aarhus. Aarhus Municipality wishes to create a collective Dementia- and Brain Center to ensure the best possible conditions for people with dementia and other neurological diseases. The first phase of the construction consist of 125 common dwellings (10,000 m2) with appurtenant common areas, of it, 75 special dwellings for people with severe dementia, and 50 dementia dwellings. The dwellings are constructed according to the standards of building class 2020 and are expected ready for use in early 2019. The second phase is a reconstruction of 2,650 m2, primarily dwellings suited for psychiatric citizens with difficult behavior and is expected ready for use in 2020. For this project, we have teamed up with Friis & Moltke, Hune & Elkjær, Orbicon, Preben Skaarup Landscape Architect and Special Consultant within dementia, Mette Juncher Søndergaard.


Zero Carbon Buildings and Sustainable Urban Development Evokes Positive Attention in the EU and China

Posted on: July 9, 2015

 

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The Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, is presenting his opening speech while the President of the EU Commission is listening.

Last week, the EU-China conference on the Chinese urbanization in Brussels took place. The Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and the President for the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker both attended. Jean Claude Juncker emphasized Sønderborg and Haiyan as a good example of cooperation on sustainable development, something that all of China can learn from.

“A small city in Denmark, Sønderborg, and Haiyan has developed a concept for Zero Carbon Buildings. These are now spreading across China. (…) We have listened to you. “ Stated the President for the EU Commission, Jean Claude Juncker.

Sønderborg Municipality has a vision called ProjectZero that aims to make the Sønderborg area CO2-neutral by 2029. The recognition from the EU Commission’s President emphasizes the value of the well-composed concept that attracts attention around the world.

In 2013, EU and China entered into a Partnership Agreement on Sustainable Urban Development. In 2013, on November 21st at the Urbanization Conference in Beijing in China, the agreement resulted in 12 concrete collaborations between Chinese and European cities. One of these collaboration agreements is between Sønderborg Municipality and Haiyan County in China. Danish Energy Management & Esbensen cooperate with Sønderborg Municipality and has provided products and services in the first phase of the cooperation that includes a Zero Carbon Building, a new sustainable urban area and education.

The first result of the cooperation with Haiyan was the design and construction of a Zero Carbon Building on 350 m2, in the center of Haiyan. Danish Energy Management & Esbensen, who have an office in Sønderborg, have prepared the building’s energy and sustainability design, in collaboration with Zhejing Urban & Rural Planning Design Institute. The building was completed in April 2015.

As a result of the Zero Carbon Building in Haiyan, Haiyan Urban Construction Investment and Development Co. and Danish Energy Management & Esbensen signed a new contract at the beginning of January 2015. The purpose of the contract is to develop a conceptual plan for an urban area of 60,000 m2 in the centre of Haiyan, called “Danish Low Carbon Street”.

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3D design of solar radiation

The design must propose a sustainable urban plan, produced with a holistic mindset that takes existing buildings’ location, volume and height into account. The development in the area is carefully planned out, to ensure the optimum solar radiation on buildings as well as an optimal natural daylight in rooms, combined with a sustainable Scandinavian expression in the architecture. In addition, the plan analyses the most feasible energy supply for Danish Low Carbon Street. The plan ensures low carbon emissions for water supply, drainage system, waste treatment system, and local transportation within the area. Finally, an overall conceptual sustainable design guideline is prepared, for the new and old buildings in the area.

“Sønderborg and Haiyan lead the way in China” – read the press release from Sønderborg Municipality here (in Danish).

Read what Consulting Engineer Torben Esbensen says about the conceptual plan for the 60,000 m2 land area in Haiyan here (in Danish).


Winner of a huge Energy Performance Contract in Malaysia!

Posted on: June 26, 2015

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On Wednesday, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have entered into our first Energy Performance Contract with the State Government of Malacca, in Malaysia. The Contract is for our newly established local company “Danish Energy Efficiency Partners Sdn. Bhd.”, which we own jointly with the Danish Climate Investment Fund, managed by IFU.

The Danish Climate Investment Fund – a public and private initiative – is based on an agreement to invest DKK1.2bn in climate projects in developing countries, Last year, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen carried out energy audits in selected buildings in Malacca. Now we move on to the stage of implementing our recommendations for retrofitting the buildings, which include Putra Specialist Hospital, a state administration building, and Malacca Central Bus Terminal, covering a total floor area of 80,000 m2. The expected energy saving is around 4, 7 million KWh per year. Six additional buildings, covering a floor area of 100,000 m2, will be included at a later stage. The contract value will be paid by the State Government over the next ten years from the energy cost savings. As such, there is no net cost for the state or the building occupants – it is all paid by the savings.

With this project, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have launched our one-stop-shop concept in Malaysia. Moving forward, we are able to showcase our approach to Energy Efficiency in a large building portfolio, fitted to be replicated world-wide. We are excited to continue our work with the State Government in Malacca!

Read more about our Energy Performance Contract with the State Government of Malacca here (in English)

Read more about our partnership with the Danish Climate Investment Fund here (in Danish)


Promoting Green Initiatives with IMT-GT!

Posted on: June 26, 2015

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On Wednesday, we entered into an exciting agreement with the regional organization IMT-GT (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand – Growth Triangle). The agreement is all about working together on promoting green initiatives in states and provinces in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The organisation has 43 member states / provinces in West Malaysia, Sumatra and Southern Thailand. Some cities are already engaged in preparing Green City Action Plans, where the first one was in Malacca in Malaysia – sponsored by the Asian Development Bank. Danish Energy Management & Esbensen projections on Energy Efficiency in buildings are one of the key initiatives in the Green City Action Plan for Malacca, and moving forward we will be promoting our concept to other cities together with IMT-GT.


Danish Energy Management A/S & Esbensen Consulting Engineers A/S Merges

Posted on: June 19, 2015

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The new company name is Danish Energy Management & Esbensen A/S. For many years, both companies have been well-established on the Danish and International energy and counselling scene – with more than 100 years of combined experience. Both Danish Energy Management and Esbensen is part of the concern Danish Management Group (DMG). Since 2012, when Esbensen became a part of the DMG family, the two companies have already had a close and successful cooperation between the energy specialists.

CEO Jørn Lykou says: “With this merger we are creating an even simpler, more efficient and future-proof structure with an expanded expert base, which we offer to all customers. With the merger, our customers and business partners now have direct access to one unified company. Previously, we were operating with several contact surfaces in order to bring our collective resources into play.”

The merger creates synergies that collectively strengthens and supports the company’s position on the Danish and International market. Unlike other major companies in the consulting and engineering industry, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have focused their core output services on energy. CEO Jørn Lykou says: “Our business strategy is still to be the best in the market with main competencies within energy – through a 360 degrees holistic approach – so that our customers have access to the highest qualified expertise within energy and sustainability.

Together, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have performed consulting work in more than 100 countries. With offices in Denmark, Norway, England, Thailand, Malaysia, Bangladesh and South Africa, we can quickly be present in local areas where the demand is, and hereby, create the best conditions for   sustainable development.

In the Danish market, we offer the private and public sector client consulting services within integrated energy design and energy renovation of large buildings. Our core competencies cover: energy investments and profitability through the simulation of indoor climate, daylight, and natural ventilation. This is carried on into the concrete planning of the energy design, indoor climate, ventilation, cooling, plumbing, electricity and renewable energy by optimising the economy, environment and function.

In the International market, we work in a number of countries, typical for international donors like the World Bank, EU, UN and regional development banks, to create the best framework conditions in developing countries for a sustainable development. We provide consultancy within energy policy, energy legislation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, organisational development, financing, and monitoring and evaluation.

In connection with the merger, the management group is as follows – Jørn Lykou is appointed CEO, while Peter Juhl Thorseng and Morten Søndergaard will be the chief operating officers of respectively the Danish and the International market. The chairman of the board is Frantz Longhi, who is also the owner of Danish Management Group A/S.


We Hit the Mark! Winner of the Marksmen’s House in Aarhus

Posted on: June 18, 2015

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We have, together with GPP Architects and NS Consulting Engineers, won the lead consultancy services for the new Markmen’s House, to be built near Aarhus Skating Rink. The owner’s vision is to create a modern and functional construction that provides good and future-proof surroundings for the Danish shooting sport. The construction must be environmentally sustainable, focus on the overall economy, and holistic solutions where synergies created between aestheticism, technique and economy are placed in the high seat. The construction will be finished at the beginning of 2017. We are excited to get started!


First cut of the sod for Hadbjergparken on Elbaek Avenue in Hadsten

Posted on: June 17, 2015

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Yesterday the cut of the first sod was taken for Hadbjergparken on Elbæk Avenue in Hadsten. The 5,350 m2 large residential facilities for the mentally and physical challenged citizens will accommodate 33 public housing, six respite care housing, an activity center with a production kitchen and classrooms, as well as the STU-offer also get rooms in Hadbjergparken. The project is devised with Aarhus Architects, Landscape Laboratory Grün and Frandsen & Søndergaard Consulting Engineers. Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been responsible for the development of the energy concept and indoor climate, as well as the project engineering of building installations.

Follow these links to read more about the event:

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First cut of the sod on Elbaek Avenue is taken

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Ukraine, European Investment Bank: Kaniv Pumped Storage Power Plant – Sedimentation Study

Posted on: June 8, 2015

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Illustration: UkrHydroEnergy (UHE), a state owned company of Ukraine that administers cascades of hydro power plants along Dnieper and Dniester rivers.

In the Ukrainian “Energy Strategy through 2030” Kaniv Hydro Pumped Storage Plant is one of the three major PSP plants which play a significant role for lead shifting in order to provide sufficient electric energy during peak hours. Concerns have been raised that the operation of the Kaniv PSP will have a negative impact on the hydrodynamic conditions in the reservoir, which may re-mobilise these sediments and could result in the downstream migration of radioactive and toxic materials, including also heavy metals and pesticides that may result in health hazards for the downstream population.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) had hired Danish Energy Management & Esbensen in February 2015 to review the existing studies and to prepare a report into the risks associated with possible disturbance of radioactive and/or toxic sediments caused by the future operation of the Kaniv PSP in the Ukraine.

As part of the assignment the Danish Energy Management & Esbensen’s consultants –

Activity 1. assessed whether the existing studies are sufficient in terms of their scope and quality to be able to determine the impact of the Kaniv PSP on the sediments in the Kaniv Reservoir, and if so

Activity 2.

(i) quantified the impact on the physical displacement of the radioactive and other toxic sediments in the Kaniv Reservoir

(ii) quantified the impact in the Kaniv Reservoir and downstream;

(iii) recommended pertinent mitigating measures

The Final Sedimentation Study Report was submitted in April 2015 to the EIB. The report captured the findings and also made recommendations for a more detailed quantification of the actual sediment displacement, transport and re-settlement. After a thorough review of the report and its recommendations by EIB, the beneficiary and other project stakeholders,  Danish Energy Management & Esbensen have been invited to conduct further supplementary sedimentation studies through June and July 2015 to

a. improve the understanding of the measures which have been conducted so far and to
b. reduce the uncertainties affiliated to the interpretation thereof.


Danish Management A/S wins three new EU framework projects

Posted on: June 4, 2015

As Consortium Leader, Danish Management has won three new contracts with the European Commission within communication and energy. The contracts are won under the EU Framework Contracts, where Danish Management is delivering projects within energy, ICT and communication.

“Technical Assistance for PCD reports (2015-2017) and outreach activities”
Budget: EUR 339,644
The Policy Coherence for Development (PCD) Report is a biannual report, taking stock of the impact of EU’s external assistance and aims at minimising contradictions and building synergies between different EU policies to benefit developing countries and increase the effectiveness of development cooperation. Danish Management will develop and design the report as well as its subsequent launch and communication to a broader audience in 2015 and 2017.

“Preparation of Terms of Reference for the IPA 2012 Project – Optimal Use of Energy and Natural Resources”
Budget: EUR 23,863
The project aims to contribute to the further energy reforms in Montenegro in order to comply with obligations from the energy acquis ensuring the continuity of assistance provided to the beneficiaries in the Sector and to avoid delays in implementation of already planned support. Specifically, Danish Energy Management & Esbensen will prepare the ToR for the IPA 2012 project – ‘Optimal use of energy and natural resources’.

“Brochure on Private Investments for Development”
Budget: EUR 24,064
Danish Management will develop and design a brochure, informing attendees on Private Sector Development initiatives at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in July 2015.

Read more about our Framework Contracts here