Name of the study Untersuchungen zur Energiestrategie Brandenburgs
Author, Institution Elisa Gaudchau, Birgit Schachler, Berit Müller, Reiner Lemoine Institut
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Client Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen (Landesverband Brandenburg)
Source of funding private
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Aim a sustainable energy supply in Brandenburg
New aspects -
Spatial / Geographical coverage the german federal states Berlin and Brandenburg
Time frame 2030
target year
transformation path
Modeled energy sectors electricity, heat
Modeled demand sectors households, industry, commercial sector
Economic (behavioural) rationale single fictive decision-maker with perfect knowledge (perfect foresight optimization)
Technologies included PV, wind, biomass, biogas, solar thermal, heat pump, gas, coal, oil, CHP, electricity, gas, heat
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Endogenous variables usage of powerplants, import, export (timeseries)
Technologies included hour
Exogenous time series used climate, load-curves
Technical data + usage
Social data -
Economical data -
Ecological data CO2 emissions of the transformer/fuels (CO2-emissions are limited with the political goal)
Pre-Processing demand data from 2010 is scaled with expacted demand in 2030 (political goal) (more pre-processing described in study)
Name of the Scenario Untersuchungen zur Energiestrategie Brandenburgs (appBBB_ES2030)
Energy savings23% until 2030
Potential energy savingnot estimated
Emission reductions72% until 2030
Share RE (heat sector)not estimated
Share RE (mobility sector)not estimated
Share RE (power sector)not estimated
Share RE (total energy supply)not estimated
Cost development capex, opex, constant
Technological innovations spread of electromobility, heat pumps and solar thermal heat;
Potential wind other, potential wind other text
Potential solar electric goal of "Energiestrategie 2030"
Potential solar thermal goal of "Energiestrategie 2030"
Potential biomass goal of "Energiestrategie 2030"
Potential geothermal other, potential geothermal othertext
Potential hydro power -
Social developement -
Economic development 42 TWh export
Development of environmental aspects -
Further assumptions for post-processing
Uncertainty assessment -
Robustness multiple simulations with similar input data
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Conclusions In order to reach the goal of the energy strategy one of the two lignite power plants in Brandenburg has to be shut down, the other one can only run with under 4000 full load hours


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