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Commission approves €550 million Danish scheme to support electricity production from biomass installations

Commission approves €550 million Danish scheme to support electricity production from biomass installations

| May 20, 2020

The European Commission has approved a DKK 4,150 million (approximately €550m) state aid scheme to support the production of electricity in existing and depreciated biomass installations in Denmark. The installations benefitting from the scheme will receive support in the form of a premium covering the additional operating costs of producing electricity from biomass compared to […]

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Commission approves modification and prolongation of Danish scheme to compensate companies particularly affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves modification and prolongation of Danish scheme to compensate companies particularly affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found Denmark’s plans to prolong and modify a previously approved scheme to compensate companies particularly affected by the coronavirus outbreak to be in line with EU state aid rules, in particular Article 107(2)(b) TFEU. The existing scheme was approved on 8 April 2020. Denmark notified the following modifications to this scheme: […]

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Four more member states join initiative to explore #QuantumCommunication for Europe

Four more member states join initiative to explore #QuantumCommunication for Europe

| March 2, 2020

On 27 February in Brussels, four EU member states, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark and Romania, signed the quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) declaration of cooperation, which was originally launched at the Digital Assembly in June 2019. This development, along with Czechia’s signature last month, brings the number of countries that have already joined the initiative up to 24. Supported […]

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Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

| December 12, 2019

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit (pictured), in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Copenhagen, Denmark today (12 December). He will start his visit at socially innovative company Specialisterne, where he will take part in a discussion on making the European labour market more inclusive. He will then meet with a wide range of interlocutors, […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

| August 26, 2019

The European Commission has authorized, under EU state aid rules, the prolongation of a Danish resolution scheme for small banks with total assets below €3 billion. It is open to banks that would be found to be in distress by the competent national authorities. The objective of the scheme is to facilitate the work of […]

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Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

| June 7, 2019

General elections were held in Denmark on 5 June to elect all 179 members of the Folketing; 175 in Denmark proper, two in the Faroe Islands and two in Greenland. The elections took place only ten days after the European Parliament elections. The elections resulted in a victory for the “red bloc”, comprising parties that supported the Social Democrats‘ leader Mette Frederiksen as candidate for Prime Minister. The “red […]

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#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

| March 1, 2019

The Juncker Plan is backing an agreement in Denmark, where the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group signed an agreement with the public investment fund Vaekstfonden. The agreement aims to provide financing worth €40 million to 80 small and medium businesses active in the creative and cultural sectors such as design, architecture, visual arts and music. […]

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