• Jakob Zinck Thellufsen
This Master’s Thesis investigates how large-scale energy savings should be inte-grated in the current Danish energy system with an offset in identifying how different types of savings affect each other. This leads to the identification of integration strategies towards a 100 % renewable ener-gy system in 2050. The thesis compares these integration strategies with the Energy Savings Agreement to see whether it can be a driver in implementing the right energy savings.

This is done by having two analyses. The first uses energy system analysis to identify the relations between savings and combines this information with information on energy savings and the 2050 energy scenario to describe the strategies. The second com-pares the reported savings with estimations of the actual effect of the Energy Savings Agreement, and identifies what strategies the individual utility companies apply and how the agreement has changed the organi-zation of the companies.

The conclusion from the first analyses becomes that the current Danish energy system requires coordination initiatives af-fecting CHP. The second analysis in com-parison with the strategies concludes that while the Energy Savings Agreement does lead to savings it will not result in the dis-placement of fossil fuels, making it unsuita-ble for reaching the 2050 target of 100 % renewable energy.
SpecialisationSustainable Energy Planning and Management
Publication date8 Aug 2013
Number of pages74
ID: 79955301