A sustainable transition of the energy system towards an increased share of bioenergy (FoES)

Publicerad: 21 januari 2019


Focused on identifying efficient biorefinery technologies, and important industrial actors which could facilitate a transition to a bioeconomy

Overall systems perspective based on the importance of biomass in the transition to a sustainable energy system, in particular regarding sustainable spatial resource use and production and improved value chains.

Three PhD-students:
– Localisation and utilisation of industrial infrastructure (LTU ET)
– New biorefinery technologies and integration opportunities (Chalmers)
– Market integration and feedstock competition (LTU NEK)

Part of interdisciplinary research school focused on
energy system studies (Forskarskola Energisystem, FoES)

Funding: Swedish Energy Agency, Formas, Kempestiftelserna (tot 10.5 MSEK)
Partners: LTU (ET+NEK), Chalmers (IIASA)
Duration: 2015-2018
Contact persons: Jonas Zetterholm, Elisabeth Wetterlund, Joakim Lundgren, Robert Lundmark (NEK)