Energy strategy & planning

The making of a strategy and plan for the production, transmission, distribution and use of energy is the starting point for efficient energy management at all levels – from companies to local authorities and government.

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Thomas Rand

Thomas Rand

Managing Director, Energy
T: +45 5161 8610

Ramboll’s capabilities in energy strategy and planning span the entire energy chain from production to end-use.

We assist public as well as private sector clients, including municipalities, utilities, central agencies, IFIs, developers and industries to prepare energy strategies and action plans.

Our services include:

  • Strategic energy plans
  • Heat plans
  • Policy analyses
  • Climate plans
  • Carbon disclosure
  • Urban energy master plans
  • Energy efficiency mapping and analyses
  • Advice on energy legislation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Project proposals

Urban energy planning

In line with political and legislative initiatives, and the increasing focus on and awareness of our climate, it has for many municipalities become a focus area to prepare energy strategies to ensure that every step necessary is taken to reduce the energy consumption and the total CO2 emission in the most cost-effective way.

These strategies are designed in close co-operation with energy suppliers and large energy consumers.

These strategies include all relevant activities in the municipality and a forecast of the energy balance on the territory of the municipality, including use of resources and CO2 emissions.

Our aim is to serve our clients’ demands in the best way by anchoring our planning services in the relevant service areas. This ensures that our planners will develop realistic and applicable plans in close contact with the designers who implement the plans.

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Heat Plan Denmark

Ramboll has, in association with Aalborg University, submitted an updated 2010 version of the strategic study Heat Plan Denmark. The study was presented for the Danish Minister for Energy and Climate.

See the Heat Plan Denmark presentation here 

Urban energy solutions blog

Visit our Urban energy solutions blog to discuss energy solutions with one of our experts.

Urban energy planning & design

The design of an urban environment largely determines the possibilities for energy and resource efficiency. Ramboll offers a strong approach to inform the urban planning process about cost-effective and sustainable energy opportunities. Download our Urban energy planning & design capability statement (PDF, 600 KB)


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Skolkovo Innovation Center: A creative forerunner

Ramboll is Client Consultant to the Skolkovo Foundation, established by the Russian President to develop Skolkovo Innovation Centre. Covering an area of 400 ha just outside of Moscow, the Centre is supposed to be Russia’s response to Silicon Valley.

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Carlsberg sustainable urban development

It is the vision of Carlsberg Properties to create a new sustainable district in Copenhagen with housing, shops and office buildings in harmony with the historical old buildings and the neighbouring districts.

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Enabling climate strategies

The making of a strategy for the production and use of energy is a starting point for efficient energy management. Ramboll energy specialists and management consultants work with a number of cities and municipalities on the development of climate action plans to reduce CO2 emissions.

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Beijing Least Cost Environmental Master Plan Project

Ramboll took part in a World Bank financed study for Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau. The aim was to analyze how Beijing could optimize the environmental benefit for all sectors: waste, water, waste water and air pollution from traffic and heating. Ramboll was sub-consultant for ES California for the component air pollution from heating.

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