The European Commission joined the Danish Government in applauding Solrød Biogas A/S at the official inauguration. Lars Christian Lilleholt, Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Vincent Berrutto of the European Commission and Niels Hörup, mayor of Solrød Local Authority and chairman of Solrød Biogas A/S, all participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mr. Lilleholt described the facility as something like a quadruple egg of Columbus.