The gap between energy policy challenges and model capabilities

Georgios Savvidis, Kais Siala, Christoph Weissbart, Lukas Schmidt, Frieder Borggrefe, Subhash Kumar, Karen Pittel, Reinhard Madlener and Kai Hufendiek

 Energy Policy 125, 2019, 503–520 | Information 

With tightening climate and energy targets and further market integration of renewable energies, the translation of these targets into actual policy instruments becomes even more challenging. In this paper, the authors identify major characteristics of numerical models used for decision support and identify general features, where these models lag behind.

Supported by Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy