Low-carbon municipalities: modelling of Sønderborg, Denmark*

Dadi Þorsteinn Sveinbjörnsson, Sara Ben Amer, Anders Bavnhøj Hansen, Loui Algren, Per Sieverts Nielsen

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Abstract

Energy policy and CO2 reduction targets on the municipal level play a significant role in the national and global CO2 reduction efforts. In 2009 Sønderborg, a municipality located in southern Denmark, set the target of becoming CO2-neutral by 2029 and developed a plan to achieve the target. This study aims at comparing alternative pathways for achieving a lowcarbon energy system in Sønderborg, where novel energy conversion technologies such as large-scale heat pumps, biogas production, thermal gasification, electrolysis, biogas methanation and transport fuel synthesis are investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2020
PublisherTechnical University of Denmark
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

* This brochure is based on the paper published in June 2017, entitled:"Energy supply modelling of a low-CO2 emitting energy system: Case study of a Danish municipality": https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.086

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