Capacity Building

As an integral element of ourservices, we provide capacity building to ensure successful implementation of our technical energy measures and sustainability initiatives. Capacity building and training are provided to professionals, while also provided to governments, ministries, non-governmental organizations, community members and the private sector on an institutional level. Concepts such as leadership, awareness and community building areintegral to our institutional building efforts.

We offer:
• Highly experienced instructors within all energy-related disciplines
• Training course and curriculum development, implementation and examination on an academic level
• Organization of workshops, study tours, networking events and seminars


DEM provides technical assistance in developing Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) around the world through Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) to conduct cost effective energy saving measures.

DEM offers a range of services that covers the full project cycle of implementation of energy efficiency measures in buildings which includes the initial screening activity, Investment Grade Energy Audit (IGA), Design & Engineering works, arranging and providing financing, procurement works, installation of high efficiency equipment and commissioning of the energy efficiency measures and monitoring throughout the contract period as a part of our turnkey services.

Learn about our ESCO company, Danish Energy Efficiency Partners (DEEP), here.

Financing and Investment

At DEM, we provide financing and investment services in the residential, public, and commercial sectors regarding energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate mitigation and environment.

We perform cost-benefit analysis of potential investments, outlining environmental and climate benefits, develop investment proposals and program designs for implementation of energy efficiency investment opportunities, covering among others, organizational arrangements, financial and other implementation capacities, delivery models, options for financing, gender mainstreaming, citizen engagement, etc.

Monitoring & Evaluation

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) services at DEM include assessment of planned, ongoing or finalized interventions in relation to the climate and energy sector. Our M&E services are systematic and consistent with established evaluation and results frameworks with our clients’ knowledge interests as our prime focus.

DEM thrives to ensure objective data collection and analysis within the following genres:
• Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) frameworks for results-based financing
• Monitoring energy efficiency measures (e.g. energy savings vs. activity levels)
• Installation of energy monitoring technology (CTS) to measure indoor climate and energy savings
• Performing project evaluations and ad-hoc studies for knowledge sharing

Policy and Regulation

DEM has a strong track record in providing guidance to numerous governments and institutions across the energy policy spectrum on both the energy supply and the energy demand side. Based on the quantitative analysis of national and international data, combined with best practices, policies and strategies that support sustainable socio-economic development, priorities are identified, defined, operationalized and monitored. The initiatives and instruments designed are based on sound assumptions and a robust assessment of the sector and its future.

Program identification and formulation

DEM has extensive experience in providing bi-lateral and multi-lateral clients support in identification and formulation of national and regional initiatives across the energy and environment sector.

Our program identification and formulation services range from conducting situational analysis of environmental, social and economic sustainability issues, strategic orientations considering political frameworks and ownership, identification of priority interventions and priority areas, key stakeholders and ongoing project mapping, to developing first proposals for possible actions, identification of partners, implementation models, governance and steering, to the formulation of draft Action Documents for new actions.

Sector Studies

DEM conducts a range of sector studies, covering policy and institutional frameworks, energy efficiency potentials, investment opportunities, local barriers etc.

We provide detailed analysis of current trends, forecasting of future demand patterns, identification of policy options for the specific context, and recommendations for reforms, based on a thorough understanding of global best practice and supplemented by quantitative analysis that makes use of tested, multi-faceted databases and energy modelling tools. Our studies aim to ensure feasibility of a project for our clients before investing, and help making informed decisions contributing to a successful project, from a technical, economic, legal and environmental perspective.


Our commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals is firmly embedded in everything we do, in Denmark and abroad, in developed and developing nations. We have developed a model that enables organizations to link these global goals to key services and strategy in a holistic way, which enables an organization to:
• Make contributions toward global sustainability tangible for employees and stakeholders
• Measure sustainable impact easily over time
• Identify current and future business opportunities
• Maintain visibility for sustainability internally and in the wider community
• Generate key performance metrics that can complement official data and statistics


Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our services in Sustainable Energy, Climate & Environment or Digital Technology.


Jørn Lykou

+45 2262