Elisabeth Wetterlund
Elisabeth Wetterlund

Elisabeth Wetterlund

Associate Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Energy Engineering
Energy Science
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
+46 (0)920 491056
E152 Luleå


Associate Professor at the Division of Energy Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, since 2017 (before that Associate Senior Lecturer since 2013).

Associate research scholar at the International Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria since 2017.

PhD in Energy Systems 2012, Linköping University (LiU). Bachelor in chemical engineering 2005, University of Borås.

PhD student at the Division of Energy Systems, LiU 2006-2012. Postdoc at Energy Systems, LiU 2012-2013. Participant in Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) at IIASA in 2010, guest researcher at IIASA 2011.


Energy systems analysis; Renewable energy; Localisation of bioenergy plants; Systems analysis; Biofuels for transportation; Forest biomass; Industrial energy systems and processes

BeWhere Sweden, for more info, see: www.ltu.se/bewhere

PhD students

Main supervisor
Jonas Zetterholm, Energy Engineering LTU 
Chinedu Nwachukwu, Energy Engineering LTU 
Marzieh Bagheri, Energy Engineering LTU 

Johan Ahlström, Energy Technology Chalmers
Torben Bauer, Waste Science and Technology LTU


F7009T Industrial energy processes


Article in journal

Biomass-based gas use in Swedish iron and steel industry (2020)

Supply chain and process integration considerations
Nwachukwu. C, Toffolo. A, Wetterlund. E
Renewable energy, Vol. 146, s. 2797-2811
Article in journal

Economic potential for substitution of fossil fuels with liquefied biomethane in Swedish iron and steel industry (2020)

Synergy and competition with other sectors
Ahlström. J, Zetterholm. J, Pettersson. K, Harvey. S, Wetterlund. E
Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 209
Article in journal

A new perspective on global renewable energy systems (2019)

why trade in energy carriers matters
Schmidt. J, Gruber. K, Klingler. M, Klöckl. C, Camargo. L, Regner. P, et al.
Energy & Environmental Science, Vol. 12, nr. 7, s. 2022-2029
Article in journal

Achieving carbon-neutral iron and steelmaking in Europe through the deployment of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (2019)

Mandova. H, Patrizio. P, Leduc. S, Kjärstad. J, Wang. C, Wetterlund. E, et al.
Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 218, s. 118-129
Chapter in book

Killing two birds with one stone (2019)

a negative emissions strategy for a soft landing of the US coal sector
Patrizio. P, Leduc. S, Kraxner. F, Fuss. S, Kindermann. G, Spokas. K, et al.
Part of: Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage