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Abu Dhabi June 2015

67th Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

67th Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Organised by IRENA

Final Program


Dates: 1st - 2nd June 2015
Venue: Dusit Thani Hotel Abu Dhabi, Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Contacts: Nawfal Saadi, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
George Giannakidis, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Monday, 1st June, 2015 (9:00-17:00)
Base level training on ETSAP tools

ETSAP Regular Workshop
Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2015 (9:00-13:00)
ETSAP Regular Workshop

Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tuesday Afternoon, 2nd June, 2015 (14:00-18:00)
ETSAP Executive Committee

Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
(Participation restricted to ETSAP Delegates, officers, and invited experts)
Agenda and attachments are sent separately


Wednesday - Friday, June 3rd - 5th, 2015
IEW 2015

Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
(Updates and programme posted at IEW 2015)


Monday, June 1st, 2015
Regular ETSAP Workshop

Venue: Dusit Thani Hotel Abu Dhabi.
Contacts: Nawfal Saadi, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
George Giannakidis, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

9:00-10:30

Session 1:
Chair: Dr. Steve Pye
Dr. Helena Cabal, CIEMAT, Spain Social, economic and environmental impacts of the promotion of renewable energies in Spain. Ex Post and prospective Analysis
Dr. Pei-Ling Wen, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan Load pattern and the deployment of renewables in Taiwan within the TIMES framework
Mr. Constantinos Taliotis, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Renewable Energy Technology integration for the island of Cyprus: A cost-optimization approach

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-13:00

Session 2:
Chair: Dr. Brian Ó Gallachóir
Dr. Evangelos Panos, Paul Scherrer Institute. CH Can the decentralized CHP generation provide the flexibility required to integrate intermittent RES in the electricity system?
Mr. Kris Poncelet, KU Leuven/EnergyVille/VITO, Belgium Selecting representative days
Dr. Atit Tipichai , Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre, Japan A System Dynamics Vehicle Fleet Model for Forecasting Road Transport Energy Demand
Mr. Steve Pye, UCL, UK The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP): National scale action to meet global mitigation targets

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:30

Session 3:
Chair: Dr. Evangelos Panos
Dr. Tom Kober, ECN, Netherlands Exploring the Energy-Water Nexus: An analysis with TIAM-ECN for the Middle East
Ms. Aiymgul Kerimray, National Laboratory Astana, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan TIMES-Kazakhstan: from a national to a regional analysis and modeling

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-17:00

Session 4:
Chair: Dr. Helena Cabal
Dr. Brian O Gallachoir, UCC, Ireland Incorporating behaviour in energy systems models
Adam Hawkes, Imperial College, UK Development of a new technology-rich simulation environment for exploring energy system transitions


Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Regular ETSAP Workshop

Venue: Dusit Thani Hotel Abu Dhabi.
Contacts: Nawfal Saadi, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
George Giannakidis, [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

9:00-11:00

Session 5:
Chair: Dr. Maryse Labriet
Prof. Erik Ahlgren, Chalmers Univ of Technology, Sweden MODELLING OF BIOENERGY FUTURES – THE CASE OF SWEDEN
Mr. Gary Goldstein, DecisionWare Inc, USA M2T Starter Model - A Rethink of How to Get New Users Going
Dr. Ken Noble, Noble-Soft Systems P/L, Australia ANSWER/TIMES and ANSWER/MARKAL updates

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

ETSAP projects: Collaborations and Proposals


11:30-13:00

Session 6: Presentation of ETSAP Project Proposals
Chair: George Giannakidis
(15 mins for each presentation followed by a brief discussion)
Mr. Socrates Kypreos, PSI, Switzerland Introducing external costs for Local Atmospheric Pollution (LAP) in TIAM-MACRO to study synergies and co-benefits of climate change mitigation
Dr. Tom Kober, ECN, Netherlands Enhancement of ETSAP E-TechDS database with cooling technology parameters for power plants
Dr. Tom Kober, ECN, Netherlands TIMES-Starter Model for Argentina

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-18:00

Executive Committee meeting