Estimating Solar Energy Potential in Buildings on a Global Level

  • Ksenia Petrichenko
Conference paper


This chapter contributes to the debate around net-zero energy concept from a global perspective. By means of comprehensive modelling, it analyses how much global building energy consumption could be reduced through utilisation of building-integrated solar energy technologies and energy-efficiency improvements. Valuable insights on the locations and building types, in which it is feasible to achieve a net-zero level of energy performance through solar energy utilisation, are presented in world maps.


Solar Energy Energy Efficiency Improvement Building Energy Building Type Space Heating 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ResearcherCopenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2)UNEP DTU Partnership Marmorvej 51CopenhagenDenmark

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