Cape Town June 2012

Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Organised by the Energy Research Centre, (ERC-UCT), Cape Town, South Africa

Final Program

Dates: Friday, June 22, 2012
Venue: Krammer Building LT3, Middle Campus, Univ. Cape Town, (South Africa)
Contacts: GianCarlo Tosato, [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.]


Demand Sectors and Renewables
Chair: B. Merven
Ms. Stephanie Bouckaert, CMA, France Flattening the load curve with Demand Response solutions: a long-term analysis
Gilles Guerassimoff, Gondia Seck, Ahcene Djemaa, Alain Hita, Nadia Maizi, CMA, France Modeling the Industry sector for decision making for mid to long-term energy efficiency planning
J. DeCarolis, North Carolina State Univ., USA Deployment of plug-in hybrid vehicles in the US - Results from a US-TIMES model.
Mr. Kostas Tigas, CRES, Greece Technical Constraints on RES Penetration Imposed by Electrical System Operation and a relative Software Evaluation tool
E. Rosenberg, A. Lind, P. Seljom, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway The impact of the EU Renewable Energy Directive on a hydro power based energy system
Birgit Gotz, IER, Univ. Stuttgart, Germany Main challenges for modeling policy instruments in energy system models: First results
11:00-11:20 Morning break


National and multi-Regional models
Chair: K. Karlsson
Uwe Remme, IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2012 - Pathways to a Clean Energy System
Markus Blesl, IER, Univ. Stuttgart, Germany Progress with the TIMES PanEU model
Mr. H. Hamasaki, Fujitsu Research Institute (FRI), Japan; A. Kanudia, KanORS-EMR, India Japan after Fukushima: Analysis on the design of FIT using GIS and TIMES Integrated Model
Ms Miao-Shan Tsai, Ssu-Li Chang, Tzu-Yar Liu, Taiwan Taiwan's Roadmap towards a Low Carbon Development: An Evaluation with the MARKAL model
A. Kanudia, KanORS-EMR, India Combining TIAM_World with the TIMES-FACET US model: lessons learnt
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break


Modelling of CCS potential using TIMES
Chair: G. Tosato
Ms. Julia Seixas, Portugal Opportunity for CCS under low carbon pathways for Portugal
Ms. Helena Cabal, CIEMAT, Spain TIMES-Spain model and scenarios
Mr. Maurizio Gargiulo, E4SMA, Italy; Ms. Maryse Labriet, ENERIS, Spain Some elements of the TIMES-Morocco model and scenarios
A. Kanudia, GC Tosato, M. Labriet, M. Gargiulo, ASATREM srl Joint optimisation of regional energy and CCS infrastructure systems of Morocco, Portugal and Spain: the TIMES-COMET model


Improvement of existing tools and continuation of ongoing work (5'-10' each)
Chair: G. Giannakidis
Amit Kanudia VEDA-FE: Attachment of models at run time
Amit Kanudia VEDA-FE: improvement of the base-year templates
Giorgio Simbolotti, GianCarlo Tosato Completion of the E-TechDS
Giorgio Simbolotti (Italy), M.Gargiulo, E4SMA (Italy) ETechDS Data Normalization and Handling for Modeling Use
Socrates Kypreos, Adriana Marcucci, PSI (Switzerland), Antti Lehtila, VTT (Finland) Peer review publication for the Hard-Link of MERGE&TIMES-MACRO (MTM)
M. Blesl, IER, (Germany), et al. Second Phase of the Collaboration for a common ETSAP-TIAM by partners
15:30-15:50 Afternoon break


New proposals (5'-10' each)
Chair: G. Giannakidis
G. Goldstein, DWI (US), A. Kanudia, A. Lehtila Solving in the "Cloud"
G. Goldstein DWI (US), M. Gargiulo, K. Vaillancourt, A. Kanudia, K. Noble Enhancing ETSAP Training Materials and the New User Experience
Paul Dodds, UCL (UK) Visualization of TIAM and other TIMES/MARKAL Reference Energy Systems
Brian O Gallachoir, UCC (Ireland); M. Gargiulo, E4SMA (Italy); S. Kypreos Irish TIMES-MACRO
Erik Ahlgren, Chalmers (Sweden) Modeling CHP and DH in TIMES
Erik Ahlgren, Chalmers (Sweden) Procedure for collaborative efforts between national TIMES and national CGE models
16:40-17:00 Conclusions