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ZEESA - Zero Emission Energy Systems for the Arctic


The main objective for the ZEESA project is to develop the required knowledge base for rapid, sustainable, and economically feasible transitioning of current fossil powered energy systems in arctic settlements to 100% renewable energy supply through the development of integrated thermal-electric microgrids.

Secondary objectives

  1. Evaluate the accessibility of renewable-energy resources in the Artic and how renewable energy technologies, in particular PV, should be adapted for maximizing its production potential.
  2. Identify cost- and energy-effective methods for utilization of waste-heat from power generators and electrochemical conversion and storage technologies.
  3. Develop open-source energy-system models for optimizing the design and operation of thermal-electric integrated energy systems.
  4. Enhance the understanding of critical factors encountered under Arctic conditions for transition to zero-emission energy systems and energy efficiency measures in a local context.