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  • 13 October 2021

    Better Energy joins Future-Fit Development Council

    Renewable energy company Better Energy is joining the Future-Fit Foundation Development Council, a group of multinational companies and investors committed to understanding and pursuing true social and environmental leadership.

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  • 29 September 2021

    Codan Denmark and Better Energy enter a partnership and lay the foundation for a new green competitive advantage

    Danish solar energy production is expected to increase significantly in coming years. Therefore, the renewable energy company Better Energy and insurance company Codan Denmark are now entering a partnership to insure several solar parks, including Northern Europe's largest, and at the same time building up Danish competencies within the area.

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  • 17 August 2021

    ATP Real Estate enters into PPA with Better Energy for energy from new solar park

    ATP Real Estate is the first real estate company to sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) in Denmark. Under the agreement, the electricity ATP Real Estate purchases for its properties will be covered exclusively by Danish solar energy and Better Energy will build a new Danish solar park.

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  • 30 June 2021

    TDC NET signs PPA for four new solar parks

    Denmark’s largest supplier of digital infrastructure, TDC NET, is now taking a decisive step towards becoming a CO2-neutral company as early as 2028. A power purchase agreement (PPA) with Better Energy ensures that capacity from four new solar parks will be added to the grid in Denmark. The solar parks are expected to supply 140 GWh of electricity in 2023, covering about 60% of TDC NET’s consumption.

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  • 24 June 2021

    Better Energy releases ESG Report 2020

    As one of the first companies in the world, Better Energy has become a Future-Fit Pioneer. Better Energy is pleased to release its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report in the context of future-fitness.

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  • 08 June 2021

    Solar park in Svendborg will protect groundwater

    Better Energy is establishing a new solar park on an area of special groundwater interests east of Svendborg. This new park will not only produce green electricity but also protect the health of groundwater, as the site will be kept free from fertilisers and pesticides.

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  • 22 May 2021

    Solar as a key player in the fight against biodiversity loss

    Better Energy has designed a solar park that demonstrates the role solar energy can play in the long-term development of biodiversity. A new biodiversity protocol documents significant development.

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  • 22 April 2021

    Better Energy emerges strong from 2020

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Better Energy doubled its revenue and increased its pre-tax profit to DKK 32 million during 2020. The company is in a strong position for the planned expansion in Sweden and Poland in the coming years.

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  • 17 March 2021

    Centrica Energy Trading signs long-term solar PPA with Better Energy

    Centrica Energy Trading enters into a 10-year renewable power purchase agreement with Better Energy for a total of 112 GWh per year. Centrica will offtake power from two new solar parks and add new green energy to the European power grid.

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  • 29 January 2021

    Green PPA between Better Energy and Lundbeck ensures the construction of a new solar park

    Global pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has entered a 7-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Better Energy to ensure 100 percent renewable electricity consumption. As a result of the agreement, Better Energy will build a new solar park and bring more new renewable electricity into the Danish grid.

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  • 02 December 2020

    Better Energy and Industriens Pension join in historic major investment in new Danish solar parks

    A new partnership between the Danish pension fund Industriens Pension and Better Energy means that more than 400,000 Danes will now become co-owners of new solar parks in Denmark, and probably Poland as well. The total investment amounts to close to DKK 4 billion, making it the largest Danish solar investment to date and a breakthrough for the solar market in Denmark.

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  • 24 November 2020

    Better Energy launches solar park designed for lowlands

    In Vordingborg Municipality, Better Energy is establishing a new pilot project to demonstrate how future solar parks can be built on restored wetlands. This will allow a double effect on CO2 reductions by producing green energy and restoring carbon-rich lowland areas to wetlands.

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  • 21 October 2020

    The Danish Green Investment Fund and Better Energy embark on a new green adventure

    The partnership between the Danish Green Investment Fund and Better Energy is now further strengthened. A significant three-figure million DKK loan will accelerate the expansion of green energy capacity and the displacement of fossil fuels. This loan is also the first from the Danish Green Investment Fund under Denmark's Green Future Fund.

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  • 14 September 2020

    A new subsidy-free Better Energy solar park will supply Google with new green energy

    A new Better Energy solar park in Næstved Municipality is now fully constructed and operational. Google will purchase the new green energy to power its new data centre in Fredericia.

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  • 24 August 2020

    Northern Europe’s largest solar plant is being built without subsidies

    The new solar plant has a capacity of over 200 MW with a total electricity production corresponding to the energy consumption of approximately 127,000 Danes. The solar plant is in Holstebro Municipality, where there are about 59,000 residents.

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  • 02 July 2020

    New cost-competitive source of financing for Danish solar energy

    A new green partnership between Better Energy and Nykredit will accelerate the green transition by introducing Danish solar plants to the classic Danish mortgage model. This is the first time in Denmark that solar plants are financed by mortgage loans.

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  • 22 May 2020

    Better Energy and Habitats create stepping stones for biodiversity in Denmark

    New biodiversity blueprints are the way forward for Danish renewable energy company Better Energy. Together with the Danish business and biodiversity specialist Habitats, Better Energy is developing new project-level landscaping schemes for solar plants that will create stepping stones for biodiversity.

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  • 12 May 2020

    Chr. Hansen hits 100% green energy target with Better Energy solar

    Better Energy has completed the final phases of two solar plants in Slagelse and Rejstrup, Denmark. The two new solar plants are now grid connected.

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  • 21 April 2020

    Better Energy makes great strides forward in 2019

    The Danish renewable energy company brought momentum to the green transition with groundbreaking subsidy-free green energy and biodiversity initiatives.

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  • 18 February 2020

    Better Energy lights the way with large-scale solar in Poland

    The Danish solar energy provider continues its market-leading activities and has made yet another breakthrough in the Polish market with the allocation of two solar projects in the governmental tender for large-scale solar and wind.

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  • 23 January 2020

    Omnes Capital acquires minority shareholding in Better Energy

    Omnes acquires a minority stake in Better Energy, leading Danish solar energy provider and a renewable energy pioneer in Northern Europe, and announces the first closing of its Capenergie 4 fund, at €380 million.

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  • 23 January 2020

    Better Energy strengthens board capacity

    Better Energy has expanded its board of directors with two strategic appointments: former CEO of the Danish Growth Fund, Christian Motzfeldt, and Michael Pollan from Omnes Capital.

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  • 06 December 2019

    In with the new: How Danish companies are solving climate change

    Danish Better Energy is not bidding in the current Danish renewables auction. Instead, the energy company is ushering in a new era of corporate PPAs without subsidies and with true additionality.

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  • 18 November 2019

    Better Energy continues success of solar grazing programme

    A new permanent solar grazing programme shows how the Danish energy company optimises maintenance of solar plants and creates a good environment for sheep.

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  • 23 September 2019

    Chr. Hansen’s good bacteria to be produced on solar power

    A new 10-year agreement enables Chr. Hansen Denmark to switch 100% to green power from two brand new solar parks. The agreement underlines Chr. Hansen’s commitment to a sustainable future and will create more green energy capacity to the benefit of all of Denmark.

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  • 20 September 2019

    Better Energy has signed a PPA with Google

    Better Energy will supply Google with solar energy from three solar plants in the municipalities of Gimming in Randers, Næstved and Nordjurs in Denmark for a total capacity of 100 MWp. The solar plants are connected to the same grid where Google will operate its new data center in Fredericia, Denmark.

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  • 17 September 2019

    Better Energy and HOFOR join forces to green Copenhagen with solar energy

    HOFOR – Greater Copenhagen Utility – has just invested in a large solar plant built by Danish Better Energy. The new agreement between Better Energy and HOFOR will help Copenhagen meet their target of becoming CO2 neutral by 2025.

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  • 28 August 2019

    Green the grid with Better Energy

    The path towards 100% renewable energy just got shorter. A PPA with Better Energy is a proven solution that makes it easy to do the right thing.

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  • 26 August 2019

    Better Energy expands into new office space

    Better Energy is moving into new headquarters in Copenhagen to accommodate a growing company and growing demand.

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  • 02 July 2019

    Better Energy expanding in Poland

    Better Energy is expanding its Polish pipeline and expects to roll out gigawatts of solar energy capacity in the coming years.

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  • 13 June 2019

    Danish hospital complex makes powerful statement with solar

    The new Odense University Hospital complex will include an on-site solar power plant built by Danish solar energy company Better Energy. The solar system will start generating green energy early to power the construction process.

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  • 23 April 2019

    Proventus backs Better Energy’s plans with €80 million to accelerate the green transition

    Danish renewable energy company Better Energy has secured financing from Swedish investment company Proventus Capital Partners worth €80 million to accelerate growth and the transition to clean energy sources.

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  • 10 April 2019

    Better Energy delivers another year of clean energy progress

    With new green energy capacity in Northern Europe and a historic milestone in the transition to a sustainable energy system in Denmark, Better Energy delivered solid results in 2018.

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  • 13 February 2019

    HEARTLAND and Better Energy announce subsidy-free solar power plant

    A Better Energy solar power plant with a capacity over 125 MW has been ordered by HEARTLAND (BESTSELLER’s parent company). The power plant is expected to produce the equivalent of BESTSELLER’s global energy consumption for owned and operated buildings under a power purchase agreement (PPA).

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  • 08 February 2019

    Logicenters plans rooftop solar to power facilities in Denmark

    Better Energy will install solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop systems on five logistics facilities across Denmark for Logicenters. The project is Logicenters’ largest environmental investment to date and their first investment in solar energy.

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  • 25 January 2019

    Danish SDG Investment Fund kicks off with Better Energy solar project

    The Danish SDG Investment Fund has made its first investment in a 19.1 megawatt Ukrainian solar park developed by Better Energy.

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  • 21 December 2018

    Off-grid Swedish housing block powered 100% by sun and hydrogen

    The world's first energy self-sufficient housing complex is located in Vårgårda, Sweden where a block of 30 flats now runs entirely on solar energy and stored hydrogen.

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  • 04 October 2018

    32 MW solar boosts Denmark's green transition

    Denmark will soon be getting another boost of green energy from two Better Energy solar PV projects. Both parks have received financing from the Danish Green Investment Fund and will be grid connected before end 2018.

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  • 16 July 2018

    Restaurant chain Cofoco partnering with Better Energy

    In a new type of partnership with Better Energy, Cofoco has become co-owner of a Better Energy solar park that produces enough power to more than cover the energy needs of all its restaurants, now and far into the future.

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  • 13 June 2018

    Better Energy secures finance for 19 MW in Ukraine

    NEFCO and Danish company Better Energy have signed a loan agreement for the construction of Phase 1 of a 19 MW solar park in Western Ukraine. The total investment amounts to EUR 6.6 million.

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  • 05 June 2018

    A power boost for solar energy and green trade

    Better Energy continues to make its mark, delivering more than 85% of Denmark’s large-scale solar systems in 2017, achieving strong financial results and exporting green technology in four new countries abroad.

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  • 28 June 2017

    Better Energy and ATsolar will make more solar energy more affordable

    Better Energy teams up with long-standing partners from ATsolar in strategic global partnership. Together, they are tailoring finance and technology solutions to drive down the cost of going green and solar.

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  • 04 April 2018

    Better Energy pioneers new EcoPark concept

    Since 2015, Better Energy has been developing its Better Energy EcoPark concept. In 2016, livestock started grazing on solar parks in Denmark and Germany which doubled the land use. Now they are taking it to a whole new level.

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  • 11 December 2017

    New partners NRGI and Better Energy count on solar

    Danish utility NRGi has invested a double-digit million-euro amount in a new partnership with Better Energy. They share ambitious plans to advance clean energy, including Denmark’s third largest solar park.

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  • 27 September 2017

    Horslunde II solar park sets new standards

    Phase II of Horslunde solar park on the Danish island of Lolland has just been completed on schedule and evaluated as “outstanding” in the technical review.

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  • 04 September 2017

    Better Energy secures 33 million EURO loan from the Danish Green Investment Fund to build Denmark's third largest solar park

    With funding from Danish Green Investment Fund, Better Energy is constructing a 63-hectare solar park in Nees, West Jutland.

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  • 28 August 2017

    New office in Resilience House

    Better Energy expands with new office in Resilience House in Vejle, Denmark.

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  • 28 August 2017

    Better Energy signs agreements with Tata Power Solar and Huawei Technologies

    Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, and Huawei Technologies, a world leader in inverter technology, have established new contracts and partnerships aiming to support Better Energy’s vision and ambitious growth plans to increase installed capacity up to 1 GWh by 2020.

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  • 18 August 2017

    ATsolar wins tenders to build innovative installations at two of Denmark's largest universities

    Some of the brightest minds in Denmark at the Technological University of Denmark (DTU) and the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) soon will be supplied with green power from new rooftop installations.

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  • 14 August 2017

    Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen visits Better Energy

    Anders Samuelsen met today with Michael Vater from Better Energy to discuss upcoming activities abroad.

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  • 13 July 2017

    New office in Axel Towers

    New office in Axel Towers

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  • 06 July 2017

    Prysmian signs framework agreement with Better Energy

    New cable supplier agreement will optimise procurement, reduce costs and ensure capacity for significant growth.

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  • 04 June 2017

    Better Energy participates in PV roundtable at Intersolar

    Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and it is held annually in Munich.

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