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Cleantech in Denmark

Denmark – a world leading lab for green technologies - is looking for you!

Are you looking to work with technologies that make a difference? To be a part of one of the world’s most prosperous cleantech sectors? Do you want to be colleagues with some of the best R&D engineers in the industry? Then THINK DENMARK!

Denmark is a global leader in the development of environmentally and climate-friendly energy solutions. Almost forty years of focused energy policies have resulted in Denmark ranking among the top five most important clean technology producers worldwide. Based on the demand for improved and integrated solutions, Denmark has developed an effective energy cluster cooperation between companies, commercial organisations, universities and governmental authorities bringing green energy technology to the marketplace.

Danish companies annually invest 600 million Euro in energy research, which represents 12% of all private research investments. And the government’s energy research programs are currently supporting more than 550 Danish energy research and development projects with more than 134 million Euro annually.

The result is clear. New improved technologies and methods are continuously tested, demonstrated and implemented in close collaboration with international colleagues.

The fastest-growing sector in Denmark

The cleantech sector in Denmark has been the fastest-growing sector of Danish exports and its positive economic impact is expected to continue in the upcoming years. During the past decades, Danish governments have invested heavily in clean technologies, which has contributed to developing a prosperous and competitive cleantech industry.

Watch the short video and learn more about Denmark's approach to sustainable energy. You can also read more about the cleantech sector in Denmark at www.stateofgreen.com

JOIN THE FUTURE. THINK DENMARK

Wind provides more than 50% of Denmark's power for the first time - a global record!

Denmark’s goal to become energy self-sufficient from oil by 2050 is on its way to becoming a reality as wind power accounted for more than half of all energy consumed in Denmark in December 2013. No other country has ever generated as high a proportion of its power from wind over a month!

Ambitious targets for a greener future
The Danish government has set very ambitious targets for a greener future by generating 50% of its energy from wind by 2020. In addition, Denmark is truly committed to minimizing its environmental footprint by drastically reducing greenhouse emissions 20% by 2020.

Copenhagen aims to become carbon-neutral by 2025.

Read the article at www.windpowermonthly.com


Green jobs in Denmark
SCADA International is a solution driven company that offers consulting, engineering and project solutions, as well as the execution of SCADA systems within the renewable energy sector. Clear structures and processes guide our work whether we are supplying an off-the-shelf solution or a project specific solution.

Actions speak louder than words. At Alfa Laval, we are every single day contributing to a more sustainable future for our planet through engineering innovation. You'll find our work in leading applications for water purification, clean energy, food production, waste processing, pharmaceutical development and much more.

The Rockwool group is amongst the global leaders within the insulation industry with products and solutions for all major application areas. With other products such as acoustic ceilings and cladding boards, Rockwool contributes to energy efficient and fire-safe buildings with good acoustics and a comfortable indoor climate.

At KK Wind Solutions, we are passionate about designing, producing and servicing innovative solutions that push the boundaries of wind power. We have done so for more than 35 years thanks to our more than 800 highly skilled and dedicated employees. We employ the best talent to stay at the forefront of the renewables industry.

Danfoss is a global leader focused on energy-efficient solutions that save energy and costs, and reduce carbon emissions. The company’s range of products and services are used in areas such as cooling food, air conditioning, heating buildings, controlling electric motors and powering mobile machinery. Today, Danfoss employs around 23,000 employees.

Lodam possesses extensive knowhow about developing, producing and implementing innovative, efficient electronic climate control solutions within the HVAC&R industry. Lodam has more than 95 dedicated employees, and is a member of the BITZER Group, one of the largest groups in the global refrigeration and airconditioning compressor industry.

LM Wind Power is the world’s leading supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry. Since 1978, we have produced more than 160,000 blades from 5 - 73.5 meters, utilizing our specialist knowledge and state-of-the-art technology to continuously reduce cost of energy and power a cleaner world.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and public service. Our staff of 5,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,000 students are educated to address the technological challenges of the future.

Haldor Topsoe A/S (est. 1940) is a world leader in catalysis. Our activities include R&D, process and plant technology and design as well as catalyst production. The company generates an annual turnover of DKK 5.35 billion/EUR 718 million and employs 2,100 people in Denmark.

DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. DONG Energy has around 6,500 employees and is headquartered in Denmark. The Group generated DKK 73 billion (EUR 9.8 billion) in revenue in 2013.

Siemens has existed since 1847, and is a leading supplier of sustainable energy solutions worldwide. Denmark is headquarters of the global R&D activities within wind energy. Siemens in Denmark employs 7,000 people of which 5,000 work with wind power solutions at different Danish locations.

For more than 30 years, Vestas has operated in the field of wind power. With 57 GW of installed capacity and installations in over 70 countries, Vestas is the world’s leading and most global manufacturer of wind power solutions. Vestas' headquarter is located in Aarhus, Denmark.

More energy jobs in Denmark

Below you will find a dynamic feed of the current energy engineering jobs in Denmark. The feed is powered by WorkinDenmark’s jobportal, which means the feed occasionally will contain more than just ‘Green‘ jobs.

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Working in Denmark

No. 1 in the world for WORK/LIFE BALANCE

This is a result of the high degree of autonomy and professional freedom you will experience in a Danish workplace. Usually you can manage your work in a way that suit your family life and your professional responsibilities as long as the deadlines are met.

Such a high level of autonomy and flexibility generally has a positive effect as it encourages innovation and higher job satisfaction.

HIGHER FLEXIBILITY IN THE WORKLIFE = A HAPPY EMPLOYEE!

OECD Better Life Index 2013

Informal work culture in a flat hierarchy

A Danish workplace is typically quite informal where everyone, regardless of your title, is encouraged to voice your ideas, participate in professional discussions and get involved in the decision-making process. We actually expect you to.

The working culture is generally laid-back and open, and communication is direct and flows freely between management and employees whether it's during lunch or in a meeting. A good sense of humour is also highly appreciated.

Did you know that almost everyone speaks English in Denmark?

7th highest wage level in the world

Denmark has one of the highest wage levels in the world. While having a reputation for high taxes, after tax employees in Denmark enjoy the 7th highest wage level in the world and amongst the highest net wages in Europe.

Source: Prices and Earnings, CIO Wealth Management Research, September 2012
Methodology: Effective hourly wages, weighted according to distribution; net after deductions of taxes and social security contributions.

Moving to Denmark?

The Move to DK mobile app is your practical guide when moving to Denmark.

It will guide you through all the practicalities such as obtaining a work permit as well as assist you in getting to know the Danes and the Danish working culture.