E3S Web Conf.
Volume 44, 201810th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2018
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||03 July 2018|
The residential heat pumps’ impact on national CO2 emission
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Plac Grunwaldzki 13, 50-377 Wrocław, Poland
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The decarbonisation potential of residential heat pump technology strongly depends on the public electricity and heat production system. The study presents the national scenarios of replacing the individual heat sources with electrically driven heat pumps in residential space heating. The heat pumps impact on residential CO2 emission and energy balance in public electricity and heat production system were assessed at national level. Application of particular scenario give an incommensurable effect. The space heating sector based on heat pumps may decrease the CO2 emission up to 42.2% or not change the results despite the technology development.
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