Pension companies ready to invest billions in electrified future but there is a bump in the road

Several pension companies with a great amount of capital are willing to invest in electrification of Denmark. But regulations are in the way.

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PensionDanmark and ATP are both willing to invest large sums in an increased electrification of Denmark but regulation makes it a bumpy road, reports Danish daily Berlingske.

Via, the Danish state owns 100 percent of the transmission system, leading electricity from offshore wind farms to the mainland and distributing it nationally or internationally, and private investors are not allowed access, which is a shame, according to PensionDanmark CEO Torben Möger Pedersen.

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