Geothermal Energy in the Danish District Heating Sector

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Jannick Hauschildt Buhl and Mikkel Bosack Simonsen

Bachelor Thesis – Energy Technology – 2015 

This study focuses on implementing geothermal energy into the district heating system as a partial solution to the 2035 energy strategy in Denmark. The possible closure of the coal fired Block 7 at Fynsværket (CHP plant) in the near future means that new heat sources must provide the energy needed for district heating. Using the district heating system in Kerteminde as a case, the potential for geothermal heating in Denmark is evaluated through analyses of economics, risks and uncertainties. 

Collaborating Partners 
Dansk Fjernvarmes Geotermiselskab - www.geotermi.dk 
GEUS - www.geus.dk
Energistyrelsen - www.energistyrelsen.dk 
EMD International A/S -  www.emd.dk 
Kerteminde Forsyning A/S - www.kertemindeforsyning.dk

Research Project Relations 
This study has been made in collaboration with Energiplan Fyn - www.energiplanfyn.dk 

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