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plan4res Deilverable D2.1 "Definition and requirements of three case studies'

Most, Daniel, Charousset, Pudjianto, Giannelos, Beulertz, Yueksel-Erguen
2018 Zenodo  
Case study 1: Multi-modal European energy concept for achieving COP 21 goals with perfect foresight, considering sector coupling of electricity, heat and transport demand Case study 2: Strategic development  ...  of pan-European network w/o perfect foresight and considering long-term uncertainties Case study 3: Cost of RES integration and impact of climate change for the European Electricity System in a future  ...  'Wasting' less thermal energy in terms of increased insulation and heat recovery is another lever besides increasing fuel efficiency itself when generating thermal energy.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4008981 fatcat:sooijmbho5addcespvm5vbeddy

Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations [chapter]

Dominik Möst, Andrea Herbst, Martin Jakob, Witold-Roger Poganietz, Steffi Schreiber, Christoph Zöphel
2021 The Future European Energy System  
Finally, this chapter highlights conclusions and policy recommendations for a cross-sectoral decarbonization as well as for its resulting environmental, social and health impacts.  ...  AbstractThis chapter summarizes insights and measures to decarbonize the European energy system until the year 2050, as analyzed in the previous 15 chapters, and emphasizes the considerable efforts required  ...  To allow for a more centralized provision of renewable heat and to tap the full potential of thermal energy networks (e.g. district heating networks, cold networks, ambient heat, multi-purpose etc.), economic  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-60914-6_16 fatcat:tcqcb2gcofcd7lf3nccp2yhu7y

Combined Optimal Design and Control of Hybrid Thermal-Electrical Distribution Grids Using Co-Simulation

Edmund Widl, Benedikt Leitner, Daniele Basciotti, Sawsan Henein, Tarik Ferhatbegovic, René Hofmann
2020 Energies  
In this context, a transition towards hybrid distribution systems, which effectively couple thermal and electrical networks, promises to exploit hitherto unused synergies for increasing efficiency and  ...  This provides a significant extension of established tools for the design optimization of multi-energy systems.  ...  Introduction The joint design and integrated operation of electrical distribution grids and district heating systems promises to exploit hitherto unused synergies for increasing efficiency and flexibility  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13081945 fatcat:rafww7teonef7jzjcbqpzsgveq

Definition of and requirements for case studies of the European energy transition

Sandrine Charousset, Jed Cohen, Hans Auer, Sara Lumbreras, Philipp Härtel, Nadia Oudjane, Sarah Schmidt, Yelena Vardanyan, Gokhan Kirkil, Pedro Crespo del Granado, Daniel Huppman, Ingeborg Graabak
2020 Zenodo  
Our Case Study definition and requirements are a key part of our projects ambition to build an open, transparent and integrated modelling platform for assessing low-carbon transition pathways for Europe  ...  Show the ability of the proposed approach to answer specific questions related to the evolution of the energy system.  ...  on one specific year, Hourly  Technical constraints: o Dynamic constraints of generation plants o Seasonal storage and short-term storage flexibilities o Demand flexibilities A multi-horizon stochastic  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5521143 fatcat:njmvzjqgjbbhhlmwgeopg4scdi

Urban energy systems with smart multi-carrier energy networks and renewable energy generation

R. Niemi, J. Mikkola, P.D. Lund
2012 Renewable Energy  
The results indicate that in a northern midsized city wind power coupled both to an electric grid and a district heating network could raise the allowable wind capacity over the non-heat case by 40e200%  ...  Here a methodology to study such multi-carrier urban energy systems is presented which enables to analyze spatial energy demand and supply, and spatial energy flows.  ...  Acknowledgments The financial support of the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes) through the SIMBe-project is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.05.017 fatcat:ecp3dmyuhrh2djufxto27oooua

Model Coupling Approach for the Analysis of the Future European Energy System [chapter]

Robert Kunze, Steffi Schreiber
2021 The Future European Energy System  
AbstractIn REFLEX ten different bottom-up simulation tools, fundamental energy system models, and approaches for life cycle assessment are coupled to a comprehensive Energy Models System.  ...  This Energy Models System allows an in–depth analysis and simultaneously a holistic evaluation of the development toward a low–carbon European energy system with focus on flexibility options up to the  ...  Within the REFLEX project the TIMES-Heat-EU model assesses the transition pathways towards more sustainable district heat supply and analyzes the role of district heating (DH) systems in enhancing energy  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-60914-6_3 fatcat:ftni5lw6uzeynhwbmuntxulu7i

2020 Index IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy Vol. 11

2020 IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy  
., +, TSTE Oct. 2020 2437-2448 Quantification of Flexibility of a District Heating System for the Power Grid.  ...  ., +, TSTE Oct. 2020 2606-2616 Quantification of Flexibility of a District Heating System for the Power Grid.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tste.2020.3029733 fatcat:6eucku5sfrg47gv32e5wqaimm4

Locking in positive climate responses in cities

Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Richard J. Dawson, Roberto Sanchez Rodriguez, Xuemei Bai, Aliyu Salisu Barau, Karen C. Seto, Shobhakar Dhakal
2018 Nature Climate Change  
Despite the increased prevalence and ambition of city-level mitigation and adaptation plans, there are few efforts aiming at creating synergies or avoiding trade-offs between them.  ...  Lifestyle, behavior, sustainable consumption and production, sharing economy, circular economy Lack of choice of alternative infrastructure Competition between states and cities for regional prosperity  ...  Acknowledgements The views represent those of the authors, who are part of the Scientific Steering Committee for the IPCC's 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, and not the IPCC.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0100-6 fatcat:be6mv3pgw5eb5lwzxcpx24ylcy

Energy Transition in France

Badr Eddine Lebrouhi, Eric Schall, Bilal Lamrani, Yassine Chaibi, Tarik Kousksou
2022 Sustainability  
This growth poses several new challenges that require policy makers and regulators to act on the technological changes and expanding need for flexibility in power systems.  ...  It plans to significantly increase the contribution of renewable energy in its energy mix.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14105818 fatcat:pwshaqqxbzbnpo6xis6h537mb4

D2.1 Definition of future scenarios

Akram Sandvall, Érika Mata, Johanna Nilsson, Anna Nilsson, Nicolás Pardo García, Demet Suna, Ralf-Roman Schmidt
2021 Zenodo  
Through scenario analysis in WP2, we will be able to provide the span of results on cost-efficient interactions between the district heating and electricity networks, and the building sector, while identifying  ...  For this purpose, we design storylines or scenarios in which different sets of future energy system, energy markets and climate and energy policies are described and contrasted.  ...  at different geographical scope and that are of relevance for the assessment of district heating flexibility potential in future 100% renewable energy at the city or sub-national level.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5797831 fatcat:evuwrfdwrfgb3dpjxguox3pvc4

On the Evolution and Application of the Thermal Network Method for Energy Assessments in Buildings

Ali Bagheri, Véronique Feldheim, Christos Ioakimidis
2018 Energies  
the main applications of thermal networks for building energy assessment.  ...  Section 4 considers inverse modelling and data-driven models with the available system identification approach for parametric models and the thermal network method.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has received funding from the European Commission under the RE-SIZED (Research Excellence for Solutions and Implementation of Net Zero Energy City Districts) project, as part  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11040890 fatcat:4z5ja2ta5rhptftlntvjauzvxa

Proceedings of GSM 2020

Imboden, Christoph (Hrsg.), Bošnjak, Davor (Hrsg.), Friedrich, Andreas K. (Hrsg.), Hatziargyriou, Nikos (Hrsg.), Kudela, Thomas (Hrsg.), Nucci, Carlo Alberto (Hrsg.), Schwark, Bastian (Hrsg.), Svendstrup-Bjerre, Andreas (Hrsg.), Ziegler, Sebastian (Hrsg.), Hock, James (Hrsg.), Moore, Fiona (Hrsg.), Spirig, Michael (Hrsg.)
2020 Zenodo  
Such a transformation puts the existing electrical energy system under stress and requires an increasing degree of capacity and flexibility, both short-term and seasonal, at regional, national and international  ...  Expanding flexibility products, digitalization, risk hedging and advanced market design were pointed out as ways of increasing market liquidity.  ...  Acknowledgements The research has received funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (Project Number 03EI6019B -Machine learning for power load profile prediction and energy  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4284324 fatcat:6u4jopqwlrfhjncmulyldu2h2y

Basic Principles, Most Common Computational Tools, and Capabilities for Building Energy and Urban Microclimate Simulations

George M. Stavrakakis, Dimitris Al. Katsaprakakis, Markos Damasiotis
2021 Energies  
, easiness to use, and reliability towards the determination of the optimal blends of retrofit measures for building energy upgrading and Urban Heat Island (UHI) mitigation.  ...  The main goal was to provide a comprehensive overview of available simulation methods that can be used at the early design stages for planning retrofitting strategies and guiding engineers and technical  ...  Acknowledgments: Part of the work was conducted in the framework of the lead author's former position as a scientific collaborator in the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and in the  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14206707 fatcat:22m6sfgxxveojjwfiwsrptrhli

Achieving Net Zero Emissions in Italy by 2050: Challenges and Opportunities

Maria Gaeta, Corine Nsangwe Businge, Alberto Gelmini
2021 Energies  
However, the strong increase of non-programmable renewable sources requires particular attention to new flexibility resources needed for the power system, such as Power-to-X.  ...  Subsequently, an in-depth analysis was developed with the sMTISIM, a long-term simulator of power system and electricity markets.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Energies 2022, 15, 46  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15010046 fatcat:ta5dwzhbwncphgzhvcgvwgqmhq

Principles and criteria for assessing urban energy resilience: A literature review

Ayyoob Sharifi, Yoshiki Yamagata
2016 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
This paper reviews literature related to energy resilience to develop a conceptual framework for assessing urban energy resilience, identify planning and design criteria that can be used for assessing  ...  Between 60% and 80% of global energy is consumed in urban areas and given the projected increase in world's urban population, this share is expected to further increase in the future.  ...  We would also like to thank two anonymous referees of the journal for their insightful comments on the earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.03.028 fatcat:h3e6qj25rvb5hgr423xx5loeky
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