Smart Energy Cities in a 100% Renewable Energy Context

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Abstract

The transition towards renewable energy will operate on different geographical scales. Many of the concrete steps will address the local level; however, these have to align with the broader energy perspective. It is therefore necessary to develop methods to enable cities to assess if their strategies are compatible with the surrounding energy systems. This paper presents a methodology to design Smart Energy Cities within the context of 100% renewable energy at a national level. Cities and municipalities should act locally what concerns local demands, but acknowledge the national context when addressing resources, industry and transport. The method is applied to the case of transitioning the municipality of Aalborg to a 100% renewable Smart Energy System within the context of a Danish and European energy system. The case demonstrates how it is possible to transition to a Smart Energy City that fits within a 100% renewable energy context of Denmark and Europe.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings for 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems
Publication date4 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2019
Event14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 1 Oct 20196 Oct 2019

Conference

Conference14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems
Country/TerritoryCroatia
CityDubrovnik
Period01/10/201906/10/2019

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