The role of photovoltaics in a sustainable European energy system under variable CO2 emissions targets, transmission capacities, and costs assumptions

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PyPSA-Eur-Sec-30isanopen-source,hourlyresolved,networkedmodeloftheEuro-peanenergysystemthatincludesonenodepercountryaswellaselectricity,heating,andtransportsectors.Thecapacityanddispatchofgenerationandstoragetechnolo-giesineverycountrycanbecostoptimizedunderdifferentCO2emissionsconstraints.Thispaperpresentsanoverviewofthemostrelevantresultspreviouslyobtainedwiththemodel,highlightingtheinfluenceofsolarphotovoltaic(PV)generationonthem.For95%CO2emissionsreduction,relativeto1990level,PVgenerationsuppliesinaverage33%oftheelectricitydemand.SouthernEuropeancountriesinstalllargePVcapacities togetherwith electric batteries, while northern countries install onshoreandoffshorewindcapacitiesandusehydrogenstorageandreinforcedinterconnec-tionstodealwithwindfluctuations.ThestrongdailygenerationprofileofsolarPVheavilyimpactsthedispatchtimeseriesofbackupgenerationandstoragetechnolo-gies.TheoptimalPVandwindcapacitiesareinvestigatedforvariableCO2emissions,transmissioninterconnectionamongneighbouringcountries,andcostassumptions.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftProgress in Photovoltaics
Vol/bind28
Nummer6
Sider (fra-til)483-492
ISSN1062-7995
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jun. 2020

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