Category Archives: District Heating

Future Green Buildings

The report “Future Green Buildings – A key to Cost-Effective Sustainable Energy Systems” describes the contribution and role of the building sector in a 100% renewable energy future, as well as the transitions that are necessary in the building sector to support this change. You … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Energy Vision: A sustainable vision for bringing a Capital to 100% renewable energy

The short-term goal for The City of Copenhagen is a CO2 neutral energy supply by the year 2025, and the long-term vision for Denmark is a 100% renewable energy (RE) supply by the year 2050. In this project, it is … Continue reading

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Samsø Energy Vision 2030 – Converting Samsø to 100% Renewable Energy

The purpose of this report is to investigate potential scenarios for converting Samsø into 100% renewable energy supply in 2030 with focus on local electricity and biomass resources. Firstly, a 2013 reference scenario is established to investigate whether Samsø is … Continue reading

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IDA’s Energy Vision 2050: A Smart Energy System strategy for 100% renewable Denmark

IDA’s Energy Vision 2050 provides a Smart Energy System strategy for a 100% renewable Denmark in 2050. The vision presented should not be regarded as the only option in 2050 but as one scenario out of several possibilities. You can … Continue reading

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Heat Roadmap Europe 2050

Heat Roadmap Europe 3 (STRATEGO): Translating the Heat Roadmap Europe Methodology to Member State Level Link to the Reports and Maps Heat Roadmap Europe 3 is from work package 2 of the STRATEGO project (http://stratego-project.eu/). It quantifies the impact of implementing … Continue reading

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Smart Energy Europe: A 100% Renewable Energy Scenario for the EU28

Here is a link to the final publications: Final Report Journal Paper Conference Paper You can also download the EnergyPLAN models here. Summary This study presents one scenario for a 100% renewable energy system in Europe by the year 2050. … Continue reading

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The Role of the Latvian District Heating System in the Development of Sustainable Energy Supply

Link to the Journal Paper The aim of the study is to determine whether and to what extent it is possible to use excess electricity produced by wind power plants during low demand periods for district heat production by heat … Continue reading

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Management of fluctuations in wind power and CHP comparing two possible Danish strategies (2002)

Link to the Journal Paper Both CHP (combined heat and power production) and wind power are important elements of Danish energy policy. Today, approximately 50% of both the Danish electricity and heat demand are produced in CHP and more than … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency analysis and impact evaluation of the application of thermoelectric power cycle to today’s CHP systems (2010)

Link to the Journal Paper High efficiency thermoelectric generators (TEG) can recover waste heat from both industrial and private sectors. Thus, the development and deployment of TEG may represent one of the main drives for technological change and fuel substitution. … Continue reading

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Optimal designs of small CHP plants in a market with fluctuating electricity prices (2005)

Combined Heat and Power production (CHP) are essential for implementation of the climate change response objectives in many countries. In an introduction period, small CHP plants have typically been offered fixed electricity prices, but in many countries, such pricing conditions … Continue reading

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