FORECAST/eLOAD

 
 

 Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI)

 
 

Institute for Resource Efficiency and Energy Strategies

 
 

      TEP Energy GMBH

New paper published: A methodology for bottom-up modelling of energy transitions in the industry sector - the FORECAST model

10.08.2018

In a new publication we describe the latest version of the industry sector model of FORECAST focusing on the ability and need to model the energy transition in industry.

The decarbonisation of the industry sector requires a wide range of mitigation options, many of which are often not considered in bottom-up models. The most recent version of FORECAST considers fuel and process switching, energy efficiency, CCS, the circular economy and material efficiency and therefore includes a wide range of mitigation options. After describing the model routines in detail, we provide recommendations on how to improve the model even more to increase the contribution bottom-up models can make to strategic energy transition analyses.

The article is available as open access .

It was written within the frame of the Reflex Horizon2020 project

A methodology for bottom-up modelling of energy transitions in the industry sector - the FORECAST model

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