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Thisted Municipality is a copybook example of local drive and initiative. That’s why it is also the cleanest municipality in Denmark. ...

Thisted Municipality is a copybook example of local drive and initiative. That’s why it is also the cleanest municipality in Denmark.

Over 100 per cent of power consumption and more than 80 per cent of heat consumption is catered for without the use of fossil fuels.

The renewable energy comes from sun, wind, geothermal power and biomass. So success is the result of versatility and an intelligent use of already existing technologies.

In 2007, Thisted Municipality was awarded the European Solar Prize for its work on utilising renewable energy.

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    •  
      • The Municipality of Thisted
      • 46.000 inhabitants
      • 1093 km 2
      • Approx. 1700 businesses
      • 245 m 2 of national park
      • Gateway to the North Atlantic
      • The Cold Hawaii
      Thisted Municipality
    • Denmarks cleanest municipality Over 100% of its electricity demands and over 80% of its heating demands are produced without the use of fossil fuel
    • History The European Solar Prize Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy First Geothermal Plant New Incineration Plant Drew attention to problems with the old replacement system. A new replacement strategy is now utilised New straw-fuelled incineration plant z 2007 2005 2001 1998 1992 1991 1984 1982
    •   What does the Government do? Goal: 20% of the total energi demands should come from renewable energy resources. Activities: 150 MW land-based wind power by 2011 400 MW sea-based wind power by 2012 Compensation for neighbours close to wind turbines An increase in renumeration for wind energy and bio gas Sudsidies for solar and wave energy A reduction in energy consumption A reduction in energy consumption in newer buildings Tax free hydrogen and electric cars Energy agreement (2008 -2011)
    •   What does Denmark’s cleanest municiplaity do? A new ambitious energy plan: Vision: The municipality of Thisted shall be the leading CO2 neutral municipality in Denmark Goal: The municipality of Thisted will be internationally recognised for its CO2 reduction. The focus on energy will produce new jobs within the municipality
    • Technology New wind turbine plan Initiatives for new wind turbine projects 26 proposals for projects involving 78 – 81 wind turbines The raising of a number of new, more energy efficient and more profitable wind turbines in the municipality
    • Technology New heating plan
    • Technology A comrehensive plan for the public transport services Pilot municipality for calculating CO2 values A comprehensive plan for water, heating and electricity Energy tagging of all public buildings Further initiatives
    • Economy Danish energy and tarrif policies Visionary, strong-willed and innovative Sound business sense Thorough and credible The municipality´s inhabitants:
    • Economy The public energy supply in Denmark Case: The public energy supply in Denmarks cleanest municipality
    • Economics (2007 prices) Denmarks average price Thisted´s Heating company 15,583 DKK. 7,583 DKK. 0 15 20
    • People Democracy and public engagement Collaboration and communication Firmly rooted in the region A mecca for visionaries and enthusiasts In Denmark In Denmarks cleanest municipality Fleksible and considered planning:
    • The Thisted Model Økonomi Mennesker Teknologi
    • The land of opportunities Settlement in the rural areas strengthens by: Self-sufficient and cheaper energy supplies Promoting the ability to cooperate on all levels and beyond any boundaries An effective utilization of the available resources Involvement of the local business community Marketing and branding Case: Project Renewable Energy – Business and settlement
    • Visit Denarks cleanest municipality For one day, a few days or just a short visit For further information visit www.climate.thisted.dk