Aarhus Municipality actively works to reduce the carbon footprint of the city. The target is to become carbon neutral already by 2030, and towards 2050 the energy system must transition to 100% sustainable energy, in line with the national goals. “KlimaVarmePlan 2020” (climate heat plan) will set down the framework for large future infrastructural investments within district heating towards 2030.
There are two parts to KlimaVarmePlan 2020: a political decision about a number of main scenarios for the development of the district heating of the future in Aarhus, and an investigation into and planning of how chosen main scenarios can be carried out.
As a part of the first section, three main studies were carried out:
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The project ran from October 2018 to June 2019.