Erik Ahlgren

Biträdande professor at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Energy Technology

Publications

2018

Driving forces for households' adoption of improved cooking stoves in rural Tanzania

Yusuph Kulindwa, Razack Lokina, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Strategy Reviews. Vol. 20, p. 102-112
Journal article
2018

Comparison of load profiles in a mini-grid: Assessment of performance metrics using measured and interview-based data

Elias Hartvigsson, Erik Ahlgren
Energy for Sustainable Development. Vol. 43, p. 186-195
Journal article
2018

Barriers to biogas dissemination in India: A review

Shivika Mittal, Erik Ahlgren, Priyadarshi Ramprasad Shukla
Energy Policy. Vol. 112, p. 361-370
Journal article
2017

LOCAL ENERGY TRANSITIONS: METHODS, MODELS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Sujeetha Selvakkumaran, Erik Ahlgren
International Sustainability Transitions 2017. Vol. 2017
Conference poster
2017

Cost-efficiency of Urban Heating Strategies – Modelling Scale Effects of Low-energy Building Heat Supply

Akram Sandvall, Erik Ahlgren, Tomas Ekvall
Energy Strategy Reviews. Vol. 18, p. 212-223
Journal article
2017

Low-energy buildings heat supply–Modelling of energy systems and carbon

Akram Sandvall, Erik Ahlgren, Tomas Ekvall
Energy Policy. Vol. 111, p. 371-382
Journal article
2017

Understanding the local energy transitions process: a systematic review

Sujeetha Selvakkumaran, Erik Ahlgren
International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management. Vol. 14 (2017), p. 57-78
Journal article
2017

GHG mitigation & sustainability co-benefits of urban solid waste management strategies: A case study of Ahmedabad, India

Shivika Mittal, Minal Pathak, Priyadarshi Ramprasad Shukla et al
Chemical Engineering Transactions. Vol. 56, p. 457-462
Journal article
2017

Challenges in top-down and bottom-up soft-linking: Lessons from linking a Swedish energy system model with a CGE model

Anna Cecilia Krook Riekkola, Charlotte Berg, Erik Ahlgren et al
Energy. Vol. 141, p. 803-817
Journal article
2017

Transport biofuels in global energy–economy modelling – a review of comprehensive energy systems assessment approaches

Erik Ahlgren, Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn
GCB Bioenergy. Vol. 9 (7), p. 1168-1180
Journal article
2017

The impact of Swedish SO2 policy instruments on SO2 emissions 1990–2012

Stefan Åström, Katarina Yaramenka, Ingrid Mawdsley et al
Environmental Science and Policy. Vol. 77, p. 32-39
Journal article
2016

ECONOMICALLY OPTIMAL HEAT SUPPLY TO LOW ENERGY BUILDING AREAS

Akram Sandvall, Erik Ahlgren, Tomas Ekvall
The 15th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling
Paper in proceedings
2016

Using system dynamics for long term bottom-up electric load modeling in rural electrification

Elias Hartvigsson, Jimmy Ehnberg, Erik Ahlgren et al
International System Dynamics Conference
Paper in proceedings
2016

Bioenergy futures in Sweden - Modeling integration scenarios for biofuel production

Martin Börjesson, Karin Pettersson, Erik Ahlgren
Energy. Vol. 109, p. 1026-1039
Journal article
2016

System profitability of excess heat utilisation – A case-based modelling analysis

Akram Sandvall, Erik Ahlgren, Tomas Ekvall
Energy. Vol. 97, p. 424-434
Journal article
2015

Bioenergy futures in Sweden - system effects of CO2 reduction and fossil fuel phase-out policies

Martin Börjesson, D. Athanassiadis, R. Lundmark et al
GCB Bioenergy. Vol. 7 (5), p. 1118-1135
Journal article
2015

A post-Kyoto CDM bioenergy business model built on systems expansion.

Erik Ahlgren
Proceedings MES2015 - Int Conf Micro prespectives for decentralized energy supply, April 23–25, 2015, Bangalore, India.
Paper in proceedings
2015

Rural Electrification Through Minigrids in Developing Countries: Initial Generation Capacity Effect on Cost-Recovery

Elias Hartvigsson, Erik Ahlgren, Jimmy Ehnberg et al
International Conference of the System Dynamics Society
Paper in proceedings
2015

Global transport biofuel futures in energy-economy modeling: a review

Erik Ahlgren, Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn
E-book: Proceedings of the conference “sustainable futures in a changing climate”, p. 119-130
Book chapter
2015

Modelling environmental and energy system impacts of large-scale excess heat utilisation – A regional case study

Akram Sandvall, Martin Börjesson, Tomas Ekvall et al
Energy. Vol. 79 (C), p. 68-79
Journal article
2015

Assessment of Load Profiles in Minigrids: A Case in Tanzania

Elias Hartvigsson, Jimmy Ehnberg, Erik Ahlgren et al
50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2015, p. Article no. 7339818-
Paper in proceedings
2014

Ekonomiskt värde och klimatnytta av värmeleveranser

Erik Ahlgren, E. Axelsson
Perspektiv på förädling av bioråvara 2014, p. 26-27
Book chapter
2014

LARGE-SCALE UTILISATION OF EXCESS HEAT - ASSESSMENT THROUGH REGIONAL MODELLING

Akram Sandvall, Erik Ahlgren, Tomas Ekvall
The 14th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling
Paper in proceedings
2014

Energy Efficiency at the Base of the Pyramid: A System-Based Market Model for Improved Cooking Stove Adoption

Niklas Vahlne, Erik Ahlgren
Sustainability. Vol. 6 (12), p. 8679-8699
Journal article
2014

Biofuel futures in road transport - A modeling analysis for Sweden

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren, R. Lundmark et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 32, p. 239-252
Journal article
2014

Multi-model comparison of the economic and energy implications for China and India in an international climate regime

Daniel Johansson, Paul L. Lucas, Matthias Weitzel et al
Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change (8), p. 1335-1359
Journal article
2014

Policy implications for improved cook stove programs-A case study of the importance of village fuel use variations

Niklas Vahlne, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 66, p. 484-495
Journal article
2013

How to Teach Systems in Engineering Education: The Case of an Energy Systems Course

Erik Ahlgren
Proceedings of the IETEC’13 Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Paper in proceedings
2013

Transport biofuel futures in energy economy modeling: a review.

Martin Börjesson, Maria Grahn, Erik Ahlgren
Report
2012

Cost-effective biogas utilisation – A modelling assessment of gas infrastructural options in a regional energy system

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
Energy. Vol. 48 (1), p. 212-226
Journal article
2012

The value of excess heat-profitability and CO2 balances

Erik Ahlgren, Erik Axelsson
Systems Perspectives on Biorefineries 2012, p. 80-88
Book chapter
2012

Mjuklänkning mellan EMEC och TIMES-Sweden - en metod för att förbättra energipolitiska beslutsunderlag

Charlotte Berg, Anna Cecilia Krook Riekkola, Erik Ahlgren et al
Report
2012

MODELING REGIONAL DISTRICT HEATING SYSTEMS – THE CASE OF SOUTH-WESTERN SWEDEN

Akram Sandvall, Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
DHC13, the 13th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling, p. 219-224
Conference contribution
2012

Assessment of transport fuel taxation strategies through integration of road transport in an energy system model — the case of Sweden

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
International Journal of Energy Research. Vol. 36 (5), p. 648-669
Journal article
2012

Assessing long-term sustainability of district heating systems

Erik Ahlgren, Olivia Cintas Sanchez, Akram Sandvall et al
Proceedings EcoBalance Yokohama Nov 20-23 2012
Conference contribution
2012

Evaluation of Indian rural solar electrification: A case study in Chhattisgarh

Markus Millinger, Tina Mårlind, Erik Ahlgren
Energy for Sustainable Development. Vol. 16 (4), p. 486-492
Journal article
2012

Assessment of absorption cooling as a district heating system strategy – A case study

Elsa Fahlén, Louise Trygg, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Conversion and Management. Vol. 60, p. 115-124
Journal article
2012

Biomass CHP Energy Systems: A Critical Assessment

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
Sayigh A (ed.), Comprehensive Renewable Energy, Vol 5, Elsevier, p. 87-97
Book chapter
2012

Modelling transport fuel pathways: Achieving cost-effective oil use reduction in passenger cars in Sweden

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Vol. 79 (5), p. 801-818
Journal article
2012

Accounting for external environmental costs in a study of a Swedish district-heating system - an assessment of simplified approaches

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 27, p. 165-176
Journal article
2011

Potential CO2 Reduction by Increased Integration of Absorption Cooling in a Swedish District Energy System

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren, Louise Trygg
Proceedings in: 24th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Novi Sad, Serbia July 4-7, 2011
Paper in proceedings
2011

Ancillary benefits of climate policy in a small open economy: The case of Sweden

Anna Cecilia Krook Riekkola, Erik Ahlgren, Patrik Söderholm
Energy Policy. Vol. 39 (9), p. 4985-4998
Journal article
2010

Implications of using clean technologies to power selected ASEAN countries

Anjana Das, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 38 (4), p. 1851-1871
Journal article
2010

Accounting for external costs in a study of a Swedish district-heating system - An assessment of environmental policies

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 38 (9), p. 4909-4920
Journal article
2010

Biomass gasification in cost-optimized district heating systems — A regional modelling analysis

Martin Börjesson, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 38 (1), p. 168-180
Journal article
2009

Energieffektiv bebyggelse och fjärrvärme i framtiden

Ingrid Nyström, Martin Erlandsson, Torbjörn Lindholm et al
Report
2009

Assessment of integration of different biomass gasification alternatives in a district-heating system

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren
Energy. Vol. 34, p. 2184-2195
Journal article
2008

A techno-economic assessment of rice husk-based power generation in the Mekong River Delta of Vietnam

Madeleine M D H Bergqvist, Samuel K Wårdh, Anjana Das et al
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESEARCH. Vol. 32, p. 1136-1150
Journal article
2008

Internalisation of external costs in studies of local district-heating based energy systems

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren, Jenny Sahlin et al
Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling, Reykjavik, Iceland, p. 233-240
Paper in proceedings
2007

Biokombi Rya - slutrapporter från ingående delprojekt

Erik Ahlgren, Eva Ingeborg Elisabeth Andersson, Erik Marcus Kristian Axelsson et al
Report
2007

A TECHNO-ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF RICE HUSK BASED HEAT AND POWER GENERATION IN THE MEKONG RIVER DELTA OF VIETNAM

Madeleine M D H Bergqvist, Samuel K Wårdh, Anjana Das et al
Proceedings of the IGEC-III international green energy conference, June 17-21, 2007, Västerås, Sweden
Paper in proceedings
2007

Integration of biomass gasification plants in district-heating systems – a systems analysis

Elsa Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren
Proceedings of ECOS 2007 20th International Conference, Padova, Italy. Vol. Vol. 1, p. 533-540
Journal article
2007

Clean Technologies to Power Asean: Implications and Policies

Anjana Das, Erik Ahlgren
Proceedings of the IGEC-III international green energy conference June 17-21, 2007, Västerås, Sweden
Paper in proceedings
2007

Biokombi Rya - Biobränsleförgasning satt i system

Ingrid Nyström, Erik Ahlgren, Eva Ingeborg Elisabeth Andersson et al
Report
2006

Combined heat and power in the Swedish district heating sector - impact of green certificates and CO2 trading on new investments

David Knutsson, Sven Werner, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 34, p. 3942-3952
Journal article
2006

Produktionsrelaterade systemstudier

Erik Ahlgren, Thore Berntsson, Ola Carlson et al
Report
2006

HEATSPOT – a simulation tool for national district heating analyses

David Knutsson, Sven Werner, Tomas Ekvall et al
Energy. Vol. 31 (2-3), p. 278-293
Journal article
2006

Short-term impact of green certificates and CO2 emissions trading in the Swdesih district heating sector

David Knutsson, Sven Werner, Erik Ahlgren
Applied Energy. Vol. 83, p. 1368-1383
Journal article
2005

Produktionsrelaterade systemstudier

Ola Carlson, Per Fahlén, Erik Ahlgren et al
Elforskdagen 041026
Conference contribution
2005

Impacts of a common green certificate market on electricity and CO2-emission markets in the Nordic countries

Thomas Unger, Erik Ahlgren
Energy Policy. Vol. 33, p. 2152-2163
Journal article
2003

Nordleden - Slutrapport för etapp 2

Bo Rydén, Erik Ahlgren, Owe Andersson et al
Book

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Projects

2016–2020

FutureGas

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Innovation Fund Denmark

2016–2016

Modellering av klimatsmart uppvärmning i ett dunamiskt systemperspektiv

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
J. Gust. Richert stiftelse

2016–2018

Local green transition

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Swedish Energy Agency

2010–2014

Policy Options to engage Emerging Asian economies in a post-Kyoto regime (POEM)

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
European Commission (FP7)

3 publications exist
2016–2019

Samskabende Grøn Omstilling

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
European Commission (EC)

2015–2017

Cleantech in an energy systems perspective (CLEANS)

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Swedish Energy Agency

2012–2015

Providing Renewable Energy Technologies to Productive Use for Rural Electrification (STEEP-RES II)

Sverker Molander Environmental Systems Analysis
Helene Ahlborg Environmental Systems Analysis
Linus Hammar Environmental Systems Analysis
Jimmy Ehnberg Electric Power Engineering
Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Joseph Maskaraa Ngowi Energy Technology
Formas

2011–2015

Research Cooperation between Sweden and the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) – Renewable Energy Program

Sverker Molander Environmental Systems Analysis
Ola Carlson Electric Power Engineering
Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Jimmy Ehnberg Electric Power Engineering
SIDA

2013–2014

Sustainability of industrial waste heat - the Stenungssund case

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Business Region Göteborg (BRG)
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2016

Policy and analysis in a new environment: an application of EMEC-TIMES

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Swedish Energy Agency

2014–2017

Energy efficiency of buildings in a dynamic systems perspectiv

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Swedish Energy Agency
Aalborg University

2012–2017

Strategic Research Centre for 4th Generation District Heating Technologies and Systems (4DH)

Erik Ahlgren Energy Technology
Aalborg University

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