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Analysis and research

E4SMA realizes analyses and research in the area of climate and energy policy by using multi-disciplinary approaches and integrated assessments



Energy models

E4SMA offers to its clients the possibility to develop energy models able to represent the complexity of the energy systems and to explore its dynamics



Training and Capacity Building

E4SMA provides capacity building and training services on modelling techniques for energy systems analysis and the development of energy transition scenarios



Supporting your strategic energy planning

E4SMA is a strongly positioned consultancy company specializing in analysis and advice on decarbonization of energy systems, supporting your strategic energy planning. We provide services on national, international, and local levels to companies, institutions, and Government Agencies. 

Our global reach extends from Europe to Latin America, Africa, and Asia. 

E4SMA is owned by Maurizio Gargiulo who founded the company in 2010 and Alessandro Chiodi. Both are leading experts on energy system analysis. We are independent of economic and political interests. We have a scientific approach and are technology-neutral. 


Our fields of expertise and methodologies 

E4: Assessments in the fields of Energy, Engineering, Economics, and Environment. 

S:We focus on Systems and interconnectivities to ascertain the full picture. 

M: We use advanced mathematical Modelling to develop customized energy systems models. 

A: We provide Analysis of energy systems, energy markets, legislative and regulatory frameworks, the impact of new technologies, and macroeconomic feedback.


Analysis and Research


E4SMA carries out analyses and research in the area of climate and energy policy. We support strategic planning for decarbonization and develop long-term strategies and roadmaps. 

We assess the impact of new technologies and make projections of energy production, demand, and prices. 

Energy Models


E4SMA develops customized energy systems models that allow for integrated assessments and identify pathways to reach climate targets. 

 As leading experts on energy systems analysis, we participate in major research programs and innovation projects. 

 We use updated and validated data. 

Training and Capacity Building


E4SMA provides capacity building and training on energy systems analysis and modelling. 

We offer technical advice and assistance on energy planning and conduct training on the energy systems model VEDA-TIMES and other planning tools and models. 

Careers and vacancies  


A career at E4SMA will allow you to help accelerate the green energy transition while learning, exploring, and developing.  

We welcome unsolicited applications and review them when new career opportunities arise in E4SMA. We look forward to receiving your application (  

Attracting and nurturing young talents is high on our agenda and E4SMA offers internships regularly. Additionally, we provide supervision to Master’s and PhD students. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.



The JRC-EU-TIMES model now open source!

The JRC-EU-TIMES energy model, the European version of TIMES designed for analysing the role of energy technologies and their innovation needs for meeting European policy targets related to energy and climate change, is now open and available online!   If...