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26 October 2021 - 28 October 2021
EMP-E 2021: Re-Energising Sustainable Transitions in Europe

Day 1 | 26th October

Welcome & Plenary Panel I: Policies & Targets


Latest insights on why energy modelling is necessary in the context of EU  climate neutral targets & how energy models are used in policy makingDiana Ürge-Vorsatz, Central European University, IPCC
The modelling of Strategies for a fully decarbonized society
Henrik Lund, Aalborg University
Achieving the EU 2030 targets – what level of carbon prices and enabling policies are needed?
Robert Pietzcker, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact
Towards a net-zero emissions world: the Global Energy & Climate Outlook 2021
Rafael Garaffa, JRC Seville

Parallel Session 01: Reaching our Targets - Making Europe fit for 55


Preparing for “Green Growth”: Incorporating investment-led growth effects into climate-economy-energy models
J. Christopher Proctor, ­University of Technology of Compiègne

Sufficiency policies: a systematic review
Benjamin Best, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Economic, social and environmental implications of revising minimum energy tax rates in the EU
Toon Vandyck, JRC Seville

Alternative roads to achieve mid-century CO2 net neutrality in Europe
Renato Rodrigues, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
EU carbon neutrality by 2050: What will be the impact of a revised RED IIwith a higher binding renewable energy target for the EU for the coming decades?
Gunhild Allard Reigstad, SINTEF Energy Research

Parallel Session 02: Making Energy Models more relevant for Policy-Making


Model-based policymaking or policy-based modelling? How energy models and energy policy interact

Diana Süsser (IASS Potsdam) & Vassilis Stavrakas (TEESlab UPRC)

Parallel Session 03: Capacity Planning amid Uncertainty


Using DESSTINEE model for forecasting nationally granular energy demand and emission scenarios, compatible with newly announced EU and UK decarbonisation targets
Gabriel Oreggioni, Imperial College London

Understanding and taming climate risk for the energy transition: a century of European renewable variability
Jan Wohland, ETH Zurich

Discount and hurdle rates: the dark horses of capacity expansion planning
Smaranda Sgarciu, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

Strategic Development of the Pan-European Power Network Considering Long-Term UncertaintiesStefan Borozan, Imperial College London

Sufficiency aspects in transport modelling
Johannes Thema, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Parallel Session 04: Improving Integration and Efficiency

Skills Workshop 01: Energy System Models: Basic principles and concepts


Energy System Models: Basic Principles and Concepts
Panagiotis Fragkos (E3 Modelling), Amanda Schibline & Andrzej Ceglarz (RGI)

Skills Workshop 02: High resolution time series processing


High resolution time series processingLeire Astigarraga

Skills Workshop 03: What Energy System Modellers should know about [open] data and software licences


What energy system modellers should know about open dataand software licences

Robbie Morrison (open energy modeling community)

Day 2 | 27th October

Skills Workshop 04: How to set up a scenario for energy system modelling?


How to set up a scenario for energy system modelling?
Francesco dalla Longa & Larissa Nogueira (TNO Energy Transition)

Skills Workshop 05: Technical possibilities vs. Economic Feasibility: The issue of viable business models for innovative technologies – a modellers approach

Skills Workshop 06: Communicate and inspire: How to convince with a pitch


Communicate and inspire: Hot to convince with a pitch

Eva Suba (Climate Alliance)

What makes a presentation interesting & engaging?Masha Tarle (Climate Alliance)

Welcome & Plenary Panel II: Modelling Policy Targets to Implementation

Parallel Session 05: The role of hydrogen in net zero power systems


The benefits of hydrogen electrolysers on the market value of variable renewable energy in the context of the European hydrogen strategy
Wolfgang Meyer, r2b energy consulting

How flexible electricity demand stabilizes wind and solar market values: the case of hydrogen electrolyzers
Oliver Ruhnau, Hertie School

Expansion planning for electrical and hydrogen assets in the context of a scenario with high shares of variable renewablesAlexandre Oudalov & Pedro Pereira, Hitachi Energy

The role of hydrogen in the openENTRANCE lowcarbon scenarios for Europe
Pao-Yu Oei, University of Flensburg

Powering Europe with North-Sea Offshore Wind: Impact of Hydrogen Deployment on Grid Planning and investment challenges
Pedro Crespo del Granado &
Goran Durakovic, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Parallel Session 06: De-Carbonising the Building Sector


Policy scenarios towards carbon neutrality in the European residential sector
Alessio Mastrucci, IIASA

Reducing carbon emissions of households through monetary incentives and behavioral interventions: a meta-analysis
Tarun Khanna, Hertie School

How far can building energy efficiency bring us towards climate neutrality within EU?
Souran Chatterjee, Central European University

Assessment of regional differences of electrical load profiles
Carlos Quesada Granja, University of Deusto

Efficiency First in the European building sector: Investigating least-cost pathways for net-zero emissions
Tim Mandel, Frauenhofer ISI

Key Take Aways from Parallel Session 06
Souran Chatterjee, Central European University & Vassilis
Stavrakas, University of Piraeus Research Center

Parallel Session 07: Offshore energy system integration


Hybrid energy systems to decarbonise the offshore O&G sector
Luca Riboldi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Synergies in offshore energy: a roadmap for the Danish sector
Russell McKenna, University of Aberdeen

Modelling the North Sea energy system: benefits of an integrated power and

hydrogen offshore grid

Rafael Martínez Gordón, University of Groningen

Parallel Session 08: Cross-sectoral linkages and integration


Solving the puzzle of European cross-sectoral energy system decarbonisation at a high spatial and temporal resolution
Bryn Pickering, ETH ­Zurich

Modeling Indirect Price-Based Control for Demand Response in Energy System Models Using Frigg
Amos Schleddorn, Technical University of Denmark

Broad Ranges of Investment Configurations for Renewable Power Systems, Robust to Cost Uncertainty and NeaOptimalityFabian Neumann,  TU Berlin

Facilitating local multi-vector energy systems: Integrated investment and
operational planning
Martha M. Hoffmann, Reiner Lemoine Institut &
Sergio Herraiz, University of Girona

Poster Session

Poster presentations:

Day 3 | 28th October

Skills Workshop 07: Hands-on session with the Calliope ESM Framework

Skills Workshop 08: How to model citizens‘ behaviour?

Skills Workshop 09: EnerMaps: Open-access Energy Data and Calculation Modules

Welcome & Plenary Panel III: Collaborative Modelling in Practice

Parallel Session 09: Data and Model Transparency


Open data for energy system modeling: data paradigms, semantics, metadata, systems, buses, and licensing
Robbie Morrison, open energy modeling

Implementing FAIR through a distributed data infrastructure
Carsten Hoyer-Click, German Aerospace Center

Open-data based carbon emission intensity signals for electricity generation in European countries
Mirko Schäfer, INATECH, University of Freiburg

Comparison and cross-validation of energy system models
Matteo Giacomo Prina, EURAC Research

plan4res SMS++, an open modelling library for evaluating long term electricity system costs and flexibilities
Antonio Frangioni, University of Pisa
& Sandrine Charousset, EDF

Parallel Session 10: Social and Behavioral aspects - Promoting social fairness in the energy transition


How do different social storylines impact the European energy system? Results from linking QTDIAN and Euro-Calliope
Diana Süsser, IASS &
Bryn Pickering, ETH Zurich

Causal modeling of households investment decisions on the energy transition
Diego Casado Mansilla, University of Deusto

Assessing the impact of individual behavioural changes and social norms on building deep energy dynamics
Leila Niamir, Mercator Research Institute

Urban energy systems‘ digital twin for
multi-objective optimization as a basis for collaborative decision making
Julien Marquant, Urban ­Sympheny AG

A cooperative energy management system in a citizen-driven energy community
Arghavan Taleghani, Iran University of Science and Technology

    Parallel Session 11: Modelling renewables


    Is a solar future inevitable?
    Femke Nijsse & Jean-Francois Mercure, University of Exeter

    Estimation of future solar energy supply for European buildings using a GIS-based
    Gergely Molnár, Central European University

    Balancing Intermittency with Ancillary Bioenergy in 100% Renewable European Energy Systems in 2050
    Fei Wu, ETH Zurich

    Accounting for the climate change effect on hydropower in a highly renewableEuropean energy system
    Ebbe Kyhl Gøtske, Aarhus University

      Parallel Session 12: Environmental assessment for energy modelling and policy


      The Global Least-cost User-friendly CLEWs Open-Source Exploratory model: GLUCOSEAgnese Beltramo, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

      Coupling global energy system models with life cycle assessment
      Romain Sacchi, Paul Scherrer Institute: Technology Assessment Group

      How clean is our clean energy system? The ENBIOS package as complement of energy system optimization modelsCristina Madrid-López, Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambiental, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

        Official conference closing session and selection of key themes for 2022

        Closed since 28 October 2021
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        Germany 117
        Spain 46
        Italy 35
        Netherlands 32
        Switzerland 30
        Belgium 29
        Austria 28
        Greece 24
        United Kingdom 20
        France 20
        Norway 19
        Denmark 14
        Sweden 11
        Türkiye 9
        Romania 8
        Croatia 8
        Finland 5
        Iran, Islamic Republic Of 5
        Poland 5
        United States 4
        Latvia 4
        India 4
        Bulgaria 3
        Canada 3
        Ukraine 3
        Hungary 3
        Brazil 3
        Portugal 3
        Estonia 2
        Luxembourg 2
        Nigeria 2
        Algeria 2
        Mexico 2
        Tunisia 1
        Cyprus 1
        Slovenia 1
        Kazakhstan 1
        Ecuador 1
        Pakistan 1
        Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The 1
        Antarctica 1
        Japan 1
        Albania 1
        South Africa 1
        Czech Republic 1
        Thailand 1
        South Korea 1
        Chile 1
        Ireland 1
        Total 521