FORECAST/eLOAD

 
 

 Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI)

 
 

Institute for Resource Efficiency and Energy Strategies

 
 

      TEP Energy GMBH

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The model system FORECAST/eLOAD has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems- und Innovation Research, TEP Energy GmbH and IREES GmbH. It addresses various research questions related to the dynamics of energy demand.

FORECAST has been applied to a number of research projects analyzing different aspects of the future development of energy demand. This includes the impact of policy-measures, technology dynamics, prices and other socio-economic factors on energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions until 2030 or 2050.

ELOAD allows disaggregating the annual electricity demand of a country into hourly load curves and simulates the impact of demand side management options on the load curve. The model has typically been used in combination with FORECAST, but can also be applied separately.

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