FORECAST/eLOAD

 
 

 Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI)

 
 

Institute for Resource Efficiency and Energy Strategies

 
 

      TEP Energy GMBH

Heat Roadmap Europe Workshop a success: The most detailed break-down of Europe’s energy demand for heating and cooling presented

31.03.2017

On the occasion of the Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) workshop in Brussels on Tuesday 7th March, over 80 participants from all over Europe learned about the different types of heating and cooling demand and supply, the exact heating and cooling potential and where it is located. Representatives from academia, associations, the municipal sector, NGOs and the private sector gathered together for the afternoon to consider the how HRE4 results can support with solutions to decarbonise the heating sector on the local, national and European scale.

In order to create comprehensive heating and cooling strategies in HRE, an in-depth profile of the heating and cooling sector is required. Tobias Fleiter of the Fraunhofter ISI revealed the detailed profiles compiled over the last months, along with TEP Energy, Utrecht University and Armines, which calculate a complete heating and cooling end-use energy balance for all EU countries for 2015, and which distinguishes major end-uses such as space heating or process heating as well as temperature levels for process heat. The results of this profiling allow for detailed analyses of individual countries and sectors as well as cross-country comparisons. To develop the profiles, the consortium used its bottom-up model FORECAST, which allows to take the technical and economic characteristics of the residential, services and industry sectors into account.

Links:

Watch the video: 2015 Heating and cooling profile’s based on FORECAST model

Project website: Heat Roadmap Europe

Dr. Fleiter mit Publikum

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