Københavns Miljo- og Energikontor & Energitjenesten København
Copenhagen Environment and Energy Office
Year created: 1987 No of staff:
Also see: www.energitjenesten.dk/koebenhavn
Copenhagen Environment and Energy Office (KMEK) is a local association, which provides free, impartial information and guidance on energy conservation, renewable energy, waste minimisation, etc. Its biggest project is the offshore windfarm on Middelgrunden. They answer more than 1500 enquiries every year. They also initiate and run different projects to promote ecological development in Copenhagen.
They are an independent organisation with 10-20 employees (including engineers, architects, biologists) and 400 members, mainly private members but also firms, house-coops, etc. KMEK is one of the 24 Danish environment and energy offices. KMEK cooperates closely with these offices and the Danish Organisation for Renewable Energy.