Category Archives: Scientific Literature with EnergyPLAN

The Impacts of High V2G Participation in a 100% Renewable Åland Energy System

A 100% renewable energy (RE) scenario featuring high participation in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) services was developed for the Åland islands for 2030 using the EnergyPLAN modelling tool. Hourly data was analysed to determine the roles of various energy storage solutions, notably … Continue reading

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Scenarios for a sustainable energy system in the Åland Islands in 2030

A fully sustainable energy system for the Åland islands is possible by 2030 based on the assumptions in this study. Several scenarios were constructed for the future energy system based on various combinations of domestic production of wind and solar … Continue reading

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Renewable Heating Strategies and their Consequences for Storage and Grid Infrastructures

Comparing a Smart Grid to a Smart Energy Systems Approach (Paper under revision) By Henrik Lund Department of Planning, Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark   HIGHLIGHTS: Compare different strategies to transform the heating sector to 100% renewables. Compare … Continue reading

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Vision and initial feasibility analysis of a recarbonised Finnish energy system for 2050

Download the models Link to supplementary materials An energy system based entirely on renewable energy (RE) is possible for Finland in 2050 based on the assumptions in this study. High shares of solar PV (photovoltaics) were deemed to be feasible … Continue reading

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Zero carbon energy system of South East Europe in 2050

Link to the journal paper Download the EnergyPLAN models here. South East Europe is the region in a part of Europe with approximately 65.5 million inhabitants, making up 8.9% of Europe’s total population. The countries concerned have distinct geographical features, … Continue reading

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Reviewing EnergyPLAN simulations and performance indicator applications in EnergyPLAN simulations

This article has a threefold objective, it reviews the application of a given energy system simulation model – EnergyPLAN – analysing its application on geographic level as well as the types of simulations or scenario analyses performed on the model. … Continue reading

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Renewable energy scenarios in the Portuguese electricity system

Link to the Conference Paper Portugal has been demonstrating over the years a high dependence of imported fossil fuels, especially with regard to the energy sector. This situation led to the increasing development of renewable energy projects, framed by an … Continue reading

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A 100% renewable energy system in the year 2050: The case of Macedonia

Link to the Journal Paper The most important problems the energy sector faces in Macedonia are an unfavourable energy mix with a high prevalence of lignite, a strong dependence on energy import, poor condition of the energy system and inefficiency … Continue reading

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Analysis of Long-Term Plan for Energy Supply System for Latvia that is 100% Based on the Use of Local Energy Resources

Link to the Journal Paper The prices of fossil energy resources are expected to rise substantially in the future, therefore fossil energy resources might not be a feasible energy source for Latvia in the long term. The establishment of a … 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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