Associate Professor, Aalborg University

Smart Energy Systems

Smart Energy Systems

on Apr 23, 2014

A Smart Energy System is defined by the following key principals:

  • It is a 100% renewable energy system
  • It consumes a sustainable level of bioenergy
  • It utilises the synergies in the energy system to maximise efficiency and reduce costs
  • It is affordable. In other words, it does not significantly increase the cost of energy compared to a fossil fuel based energy system (sometimes it can reduce the cost and maximum increases of up to 10-15% are expected)

We have just updated the description and literature relating to the Smart Energy System in the Sustainable Energy Planning Research Group. Check it out here:

This includes video I created describing the key principals in a Smart Energy System: