This is how we become carbon-neutral in 2025
Our build-out of renewables brings clean power to millions of people and is a key driver in our own decarbonisation.
Ørsted's total carbon footprint is defined as all the direct and indirect emissions from our business. Our direct emissions come from our energy generation and operations (scope 1). Our indirect emissions come from our energy consumption (scope 2), as well as from our supply chain and wholesale buying and selling of natural gas (scope 3).
We’ve reduced our emissions from energy generation and operations by 87 % since 2006, and we’re on track to be carbon-neutral in 2025. That is more than two decades ahead of what’s required by science to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.
Recently, our carbon reductions targets were approved as 1.5 °C-aligned by the Science Based Targets initiative.
The most important levers that will get Ørsted to carbon neutrality in 2025 are a complete phase-out of coal by 2023 and installation of 20 GW of offshore wind, onshore wind and solar PV by 2025.