Practical Information


Events are taking place at the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy (DK), which is a location known worldwide among energy experts. At the centre, visitors are able to experience different renewable energy technologies and to have a complete overview on how could a transition towards a 100% renewable energy society occur.

The conference hall is located in SkibstedFjord, which is an example of innovative underground architecture. The building, with its 670 m2 and its 140 places, is the ideal location for conferences on renewable energy topics, and enjoys a very pleasant indoor climate in every season.

Find out more about Folkecenter by taking the virtual tour.

Folkecenter can also provide accommodation, if available. Alternatively, you can also find accommodations in the surroundings of the centre here.



By Car

Regardless of the origin of your trip, you would need to approach to Thisted (if coming from North) or to Struer (any other origin), and then follow road A11 up to Ydby. Folkecenter is outside the main road, but there are indication on where to turn (distance from the main road: less than 1 km).

In case you have a GPS, you can insert the following coordinates: 56°41'38.6"N 8°24'49.9"E


By Train

Every hour Intercity trains with travelling time of 4,5 hours depart from Copenhagen Airport (CPH), and Copenhagen Central station to Struer, 30 km from Folkecenter with transfer to Ydby (2 km from Folkecenter).

Twice a day Intercity trains (ICL) depart from Copenhagen Airport to Thisted. All DSB trains stop in Ydby. When travelling with green Arriva train, press STOP when the train gets near Ydby to book the stop.

Train tickets can be purchased from DSB in the airport arrival hall or online. In case of the second option, please, remember to print your ticket (or have it in digital version on your smartphone/tablet). The destination of your ticket should be YDBY.

In Copenhagen airport trains depart right below the ticket sales outlet. Guests will be collected at the Ydby railway station upon arrival. Call us at +45 9795 6600 (office hours) for organizing the pick-up.


Be aware that some trains split in Vejle. Take the train in the direction of Struer or Thisted. For train schedules you can check:


By Air

The nearest international airports are Aalborg and Billund, while the nearest domestic airport is Karup. You can plan the remaining part of your journey on

We wish a safe and comfortable journey.