The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, and provides energy products to its customers. Ørsted ranks #1 in Corporate Knights' 2020 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world and is recognised on the CDP Climate Change A List as a global leader on climate action. Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs 6,600 people. Ørsted's shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Orsted). In 2019, the group's revenue was DKK 67.8 billion (EUR 9.1 billion).
The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.
A world that ru...
Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, surpassed more than 7,500 international, billion-dollar companies to rank fourth in the Corporate Knights' 2019 index of the Global 100 Most ...
Electricity from offshore wind farms helps to replace fossil fuels and offers a clean and safe route to meeting human energy needs and tackling climate change.
Ørsted’s offshore wind farms and their transmission infrastructure can interact with marine and coastal ecosystems, raising concer...
Ørsted powered past nine other energy companies to win the inaugural Energy Transition Award at the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, in New York, on 6 December.
According to S&P Global Platts, Ørsted...
Ørsted, one of the world’s largest green energy developers, is named Sector Leader in the 2018 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment, for significant steps taken to incorporate sustainability into operations and communicate performance to investors.
The GRESB assessment helps investors to unders...
Mainstream investors are increasingly conscious of the impacts of climate change and they want to know how companies disclose and manage climate-related risks. The TCFD provides recommendations that aim to meet investors’ demand for just suc...
Ørsted’s annual sustainability report is now released.
Over the past decade, the Danish-based energy company has achieved 82% coal reduction, 67% carbon reduction and 64% renewable energy in their power and heat generation. CEO of Ørsted, Henrik Poulsen, has a clear visio...
Investor demand was massive when Ørsted yesterday launched its first green bonds. In just 10 hours, the bonds were sold for EUR 1.25 billion, almost DKK 10 billion. The money will be invested in new and existing offshore wind power projects, the conversion of CHP plants from coal...
The backing for green energy is clear. In the largest survey of attitudes towards green energy ever conducted, 82% favour a world being fully powered by green energy. The support comes from all surveyed age groups, educational backgrounds ...