Energy Technology Systems Analysis Program


training  [Archives]

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

The next training courses for ETSAP's tools will be held in Sophia Antipolis, France, on 19-21st October 2015.
The courses offered are:
A three days basic training course on VEDA-TIMES.
The training course on ETSAP ANSWER-TIMES Starter model is cancelled due to insufficient number of registrations.
The training agenda and more information is available here.
Registration is now closed.

jobs  [Archives]

3 post-doctoral positions available (2 senior post-docs, 1 post-doc) in the Energy Modelling and Policy Group. Closing date Nov 27.
More information available here, here and here

There is a new position for an energy system modeller at the Institute for Energy and Transport of the European Commission Joint Research Centre.
A job description and details on the recruitment process can be found on the internet.
More information available here

Job opportunity as "Scientific/Technical Support Officer - Modelling Electricity Storage in Power Systems/Markets and its Market Valuation" at the Institute for Energy and Transport (IET) of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Petten/Netherlands.
Candidates interested in the published position should introduce an application form through the JRC recruitment web site (and respond to the Call for expression of interest mentioned below, unless they are already on a Contract Agent reserve list)
A recently launched "Call for expressions of interest: Researchers - Function group IV - COM/1/2015/GFIV – Research". The call is open to all scientific domains and is aimed at candidates with: a) a level of education corresponding to completed university degree of at least three years and 5 years of professional experience in the relevant scientific field or b) a doctoral degree in the relevant scientific field. More information are available here

news  [Archives]

Submission of abstracts for the IAMC eighth annual meeting in Nov this year.
(Deadline of submission is end of July)
More information are available here

The ADVANCE project, funded by the European Commission, has developed harmonized documentation of Integrated Assessment Models opened a public review process. Please see here for more details.
Review comments should be sent via e-mail to here by 15 October 2015.

The Joint Research Center/Institute of Energy and Transport has just published the ETRI 2014 Report, which provides up-to-date cost and performance characteristics of the present and future European energy technology portfolio until 2050.

Since September 2011, ETASP E-TechDS is working in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to develop and update briefs on renewable energy technologies.

A discussion forumhas been set up to facilitate multilateral discussions on various ETSAP issues. ETSAP members are encouraged to register and participate.

ETSAP members can now access the ETSAP-TIAM model.

You may obtain a fully functional evaluation version of the MARKAL/TIMES, and GAMS, running under the ANSWER and/or VEDA "shells" upon execution of the ETSAP Letter of Agreement governing access to, and use of, ETSAP Tools. here