Winter November 2023

Winter 2023 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Winter 2023 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting


Dates: 16th - 17th November 2023

Contacts: Kari Espegren [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]


The workshop was organized as a hybrid event.
The workshop venue: Politecnico di Torino Lingotto, Via Nizza, 230, Aula Magna (ground floor), Turin, Italy.


Thursday 16th November 2023 (08:30-12:00 CET)
ETSAP Executive Committee

(Participation restricted to ETSAP Delegates, officers, and invited experts)
Agenda and attachments are sent separately

Thursday 16th November 2023 (14:00-17:30 CET)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 1

Friday 17th November 2023 (09:00-12:30 CET)
Exploring Flexibility from Renewable Hydrogen and Bioenergy in Energy Systems Modelling

Joint workshop between ETSAP, IEA Bioenergy TCP Task44 and the Intertask Project (ITP) Synergies on green hydrogen and the biobased value chain

Friday 17th November 2023 (12:30-17:00 CET)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 2


Thursday 16th November 2023 (14:00-17:30 CET)
Regular ETSAP Workshop Day 1


14:00-14:15

Welcome

Prof. Brian O’Galachoir, ETSAP ExCo Chair
RSE, Italy Contractin Part to ETSAP
Politechnico di Torino
Dr Daniele Lerede, Politecnico di Torino – MATHEP group


14:15-14:45

Session 1: Software Updates

Chair: Ms Anna Krook-Riekkola


14:45-15:45

Session 2A: Sectoral Decarbonisation


15:45-16:15

Coffee Break


16:15-17:45

Session 2B: Sectoral Decarbonisation

Chair: Ms Pernille Seljom


Friday 17th November 2023 (09:00-17:30 CET)
Exploring Flexibility from Renewable Hydrogen and Bioenergy in Energy Systems Modelling


09:00-10:30

Session A

Chair: Brian Ó’Gallachóir


10:30-11:00

Coffee Break


11:00-12:30

Session B

Chair: Ms Tiina Koljonen


ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 2

12:30-13:00

Session 3: Bioenery And Hydrogen In Future Energy Systems - A

Chair: Ms Tiina Koljonen


13:00-14:00

Lunch Break


14:00-15:30

Session 3: Bioenery And Hydrogen In Future Energy Systems - B

Chair: Mr Pieter Lodewijks


15:30-16:00

Coffee Break


16:00-17:00

Session 4: Future Energy Systems

Chair: Ms Kathleen Vaillancourt

ETSAP Training

IEA-ETSAP offers training courses at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels to introduce new users to its model generators and user interfaces. If you are interested, please post your intentions (with expectations) on the forum where groups of potential participants can form in different parts of the world.

Starting in 2017 ETSAP established the Tosato Grant which will provide financial support for trainees from less developed countries to attend ETSAP’s training courses and the ETSAP workshop. The allocation of funds will be decided by the O.A. and the Chair, based on requests submitted though the registration form below.

INTRODUCTION

As a minimum ETSAP offers two training courses per year, together with its semi-annual meeting and workshop. This is a Basic Training Course on VEDA-TIMES.

Contact persons: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for technical aspects and for all administrative aspects This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Intermediate and Advanced Training courses are available upon request.

Participation fee: Each course is free of charge for ETSAP Contracting Parties.
The following training fees apply for participants from:

  • Companies €1800
  • Institutions €1500
  • University Staff €850
  • Private persons €850
  • Students/PhD €300 per person per course.

Payment is only possible through PayPal.


The following training sessions are planned for 2023

  • In person, in Turin, Italy from November 13th to 15th, 2023.
  • Online 21 to 23 November 2023, at 8am-12pm CET.
  • Further online and in person trainings will be organised through the year. Details will be announced soon.

The registration form will be available for each training.


NEXT TRAINING held on 21-23 November 2023

The next Basic training course on VEDA-TIMES will be held on 21 – 23 November 2023, Online between 08.00 AM - 12.00 PM CET.

The agenda is available here.

If you would like to apply for the Tosato grant which will cover your training fee, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short paragraph on your activities and interests.

Current modelling practices of Human dimension and Energy trade in TIMES models

Workshop on current modelling practices of Human dimension and Energy trade in TIMES models, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway

Workshop on current modelling practices of Human dimension and Energy trade in TIMES models


Date: 15th and 16 th of September 2022
Location: Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway and Teams


Agenda


15 September 2022

Human dimension
The Workshop had 28 participants from 10 different institutes/universities located in 9 different countries.

09:00 - 09:30

Good morning & welcome
Pernille Seljom - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
09:30 - 10:00 Human behaviour in energy system models - perspectives from a behavioural psychologist
Lars Even Egner - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
10:00 - 10:20 Survey on Human behaviour
Pernille Seljom - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
10:20 - 10:40 ‘Human Dimension’ Modelling Approaches in TIMES-Ireland Model (TIM)
Ankita Gaur - University College Cork (UCC)

10:40 - 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:10

Modelling human behaviours in energy transition – a socio-technical energy transition (STET) perspective
Rachel Freeman - University College London (UCL)
11:10 - 11:30 Modelling behaviour
Erik Ahlgren - Chalmers University of Technology

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch Break

12:30 - 12:50

Behaviour In Energy System Models
James Glynn - Centre of Global Energy Policy (CGEP)
12:50 - 13:10 Modelling behaviour in TIMES VTT scenarios
Tiina Koljonen - VTT Technical Research Centre
13:10 - 13:30 Human dimension in TIMES-BE
Pieter Valkering - Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)
13:30 - 14:10 LTU TIMES group
Anna Krook Riekkola - Luleå University of Technology (LTU)

14:10 - 14:30

Coffee Break

14:30 - 14:50

Current modelling practices: Human behaviour in IFE TIMES Norway
Pernille Seljom - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
14:50 Summary and discussions

16 September 2022

Energy trade
The Workshop had 25 participants from 10 different institutes/universities located in 10 different countries.

09:00 - 10:00

Good morning & welcome
Pernille Seljom - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
10:00 - 10:20 Survey on Energy trade
Kristina Haaskjold - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
10:20 - 10:40 Reproducing the evolution of import and export electricity price curves in Belgium, in the framework of a European power market
Andrea Moglianesi, Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)

10:40 - 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:10

Energy Trade
Ankita Gaur - University College Cork (UCC)
11:10 - 11:30 Zero greenhouse gas emission energy system designs for the UK and Europe
Mark Barrett – University College London (UCL)

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch Break

12:30 - 12:50

Trade In Energy System Models
James Glynn - Centre of Global Energy Policy (CGEP)
12:50 - 13:10 LTU TIMES group
Anna Krook Riekkola - Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
13:10 - 13:30 ETSAP workshop – Current modelling practices
Fabio Lanati - Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico SpA (RSE)
13:30 - 14:10 Overview of Commodity Trade Modeling in VTT TIMES Models
Anti Lethila - VTT Technical Research Centre

14:10 - 14:30

Coffee Break

14:30 - 14:50

Current modelling practices: Energy trade in IFE TIMES Norway
Kristina Haaskjold - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
14:50 Summary and discussions

Summer June 2023

Summer 2023 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Summer 2023 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting


Dates: 15th - 16th June 2023

Contacts: Kari Espegren [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]


The workshop was organized as a hybrid event.
The physial meeting place: Green Center, Colorado School of Mines, 924 16th St., Golden, Colorado 80401, USA.


Thursday 15th June 2023 (09:00-12:00 MDT)
ETSAP Executive Committee

(Participation restricted to ETSAP Delegates, officers, and invited experts)
Agenda and attachments are sent separately

Thursday 15th June 2023 (13:00-17:00 MDT)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 1

Friday 16th June 2023 (09:00-17:30 MDT)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 2


Thursday 15th June 2023 (13:00-17:00 MDT)
Regular ETSAP Workshop


13:00-13:05

Welcome

Prof. Brian O’Galachoir, ETSAP ExCo Chair


13:05-15:00

Session 1: Modelling Approaches

Chair: Ms Kathleen Vaillancourt


15:00-15:30

Coffee Break and Presentation of VEDA updates: describe the recent updates and revisit some important features that can be very useful for users.


15:30-17:00

Session 2: Decarbonisation Pathways

Chair: Mr Olexandr Balyk


Friday 16th June 2023 (09:00-17:30 MDT)
Regular ETSAP Workshop


09:00-10:30

Session 3: Net Zero World I

Chair: Mr Bruno Merven


10:30-11:00

Coffee Break


11:00-12:00

Session 4: Net Zero World II

Chair: Ms Anna Krook-Riekkola


12:00-13:00

Lunch Break


13:00-15:00

Session 5: Net Zero World III

Chair: Ms Kari Espegren


15:00-15:30

Coffee Break


15:30-17:30

Session 6: Future Energy Systems

Chair: Pernile Seljom

Winter December 2022

Winter 2022 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Winter 2022 - Semi-annual ETSAP meeting


Dates: 1st - 2nd December 2022

Contacts: Kari Espegren [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]



28 November - 30 December 2022, 9:00 - 17:00 EST
In-person TIMES Training sessions


Thursday 1st December 2022 (08:30-17:00 EST)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 1

Friday 2nd December 2022 (08:30-13:00 EST)
ETSAP Regular Workshop Day 2

Friday 2nd December 2022 (14:00-17:00 EST)
ETSAP Executive Committee

(Participation restricted to ETSAP Delegates, officers, and invited experts)
Agenda and attachments are sent separately


Thursday 1st December 2022
Regular ETSAP Workshop


08:45-09:00

Welcome

Prof. B. O’Galachoir, ETSAP ExCo Chair
Dr Melissa Lott, Senior Research Scholar and Director of Research at the Center on Global Energy
Policy (CGEP), Columbia University
Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui, US Energy Information Administration


09:00-09:10

Keynote Address

Why models are important to policymakers
David Turk - Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy (via ZOOM)


9:10-11:00

Session 1: Energy Modelling In The Usa (Draft)

Chair: Prof. Brian Ó’Gallachóir, ETSAP ExCo Chair, & Co-Director of MaREI, SFI center for energy climate and marine, IRELAND


11:00-11:30

Coffee Break


11:30-13:00

Session 2: Transition To Carbon Neutrality

Chair: Kari Espegren


13:00-14:00

Lunch Break


14:00-15:00

Session 3: Early-Stage Modelers

Chair: Anna Krook-Riekkola


15:00-15:30

Coffee Break


15:30-17:00

Session 4: National Modelling Analysis

Chair: James Glynn


Friday 2nd December 2022 (08:30-13:00)
Regular ETSAP Workshop


8:30-9:30

Session 5: Discussion On The Workprogramme Of Annex XVI

Chair: Brian O Gallachoir


09:30–10:30

Session 6: Project Proposals Presentation

Chair: G. Giannakidis
5 minutes presentation each


10:30-11:00

Coffee Break


11:00-12:00

Session 7: Hydrogen And Synfuel Modelling

Chair: Pernile Seljom


12:00-13:00

Session 8: Tools Development

Chair: Ozge Kaplan


13:00-14:00

Lunch Break