Press Releases

19 May 2021

Great.com Interviews Nordic Folkecenter About The Power Behind Renewables

By Great.com (with supervision from Jane Kruse & Daniele Pagani)

Emil Ekvardt from Great.com interviewed the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

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16 May 2021

New Project for Folkecenter: Renewable Energy Training in the Arctic Region

By Jane Kruse

The Greenlandic government has adopted a national policy objective of converting the country's energy supply to renewable energy as far as possible. Expansion and investment in Renewable Energy must take place in both the smaller and larger cities.

Together with 4 other partners, Nordisk Folkecenter has applied for, and been granted, a project with the title: "Operating technician in renewable energy under Arctic conditions, Ingerlatsinermut issittumi piujuaannartumik nukissiuteqarnermut teknikeri".

(Image by Bernd Hildebrandt from Pixabay)



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25 March 2021

Preben Maegaard is Dead

By Ole Vagn Christensen

It is with great sadness that we announce that Preben Maegaard, 85 years old, is dead. Preben died quietly in his sleep after a long illness.
Preben Maegaard lived at the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, a central place in the heart of his extensive life's work, where he gathered enthusiasts who, like him, agreed that it was not enough just to be against nuclear power - one had to create an alternative.



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20 August 2020

Sustainable Building Workshop at Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy

By Jane Kruse. Translated by Daniele Pagani

Nordic Folkecenter is about to host a new workshop which will focus on sustainability applied to buildings. The title of the workshop is “Build your own Tiny House with Sustainable Materials” and it will take place between August 24 and August 28 (from 08:00 to 21:00).



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15 July 2019

Two New Small Wind Turbines in Folkecenter’s Test field

By Jane Kruse. Translated by Daniele Pagani

Nordic Folkecenter's testfield for small wind turbines has now two new prototypes, which have been installed on July 5 and July 11. The two wind turbines have a swept area of 80 m2 and 200 m2 respectively and they will be in the test field for a period of 6 months.



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15 May 2019

Congress on Energy Transition and Cities

By Daniele Pagani

Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy attended the Congrés Transició Energètica i Ciutat (Congress on Energy Transitions and Cities), which took place in Barcelona, Spain, between the 6th and 7th of March.
The participation in the event was part of the information activities Folkecenter carries out to promote the diffusion of knowledge about renewable energies: for this purpose, we believe that it is very important to get to know different realities and to get updated on what it is happening in the field of renewables.



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10 April 2019

1st International Conference on Small and Medium Wind Energy

By Jane Kruse

For three days, 10th, 11th and 12th of April 2019, 37 representatives from 10 countries gathered at Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy in Sdr. Ydby, for gaining knowledge, establishing requirements and networking on small wind turbines, in Denmark called Households Wind turbines.



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