Models and tools

E4SMA team has a wide experience in developing and using integrated energy systems models to support energy decision makers in the evaluation of challenges related to climate policies, energy security, technology perspectives, energy/agriculture/climate interactions, etc.

Below some models and tools developed and/or in use by our staff.

Global applications

Global applications

TIAM Coverage: Global multiregional (15 regions) | Model type: TIMES | Horizon: 2005-2100 The TIMES Integrated Assessment Model, TIAM, is the multi-region global version of TIMES originally developed by the IEA-ETSAP community. It combines an energy system...

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Europe

Europe

EU-TIMES Coverage: EU-27 and Non-EU countries (Switzerland, Iceland, Norway) | Model type: TIMES multiregional | Horizon: 2010-2050 EU-TIMES is an enhanced version of the open source JRC-EU-TIMES model, a European version of TIMES, designed for analysing the role of...

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Central Asia and Caspian

Central Asia and Caspian

TIMES-CAC Coverage: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan | Model type: TIMES multiregional | Horizon: 2020-2050 The integrated bottom-up partial-equilibrium energy system model of the Central Asian Caspian (CAC) Area, titled TIMES-CAC, assembles the...

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City-level applications

City-level applications

City ESM Coverage:  Cesena (Italy), Évora (Portugal), Nottingham (UK), Trikkala (Greece)  | Model type: TIMES multiregional | Horizon: 2010-2030 Integrated city energy system models developed to analyse the cost-optimal mix of measures required to meet sustainable...

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