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Beijing June 2014

Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Semi-annual ETSAP meeting

Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.


Final Program


Dates: May 28 - June 3rd 2014
Venue: Xijiao Hotel,18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.
Contacts: Dr Jiang Kejun, ERI [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.],[This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Ms Celia Lao [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.]

Wednesday-Friday, May 28-30, 2014 (9:00-18:00)
Base level training on ETSAP tools

VEDA/TIMES, ANSWER/TIMES
(Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)
This program is posted at IEA-ETSAP

Monday, June 2, 2014 (9:00-17:00)
ETSAP Regular Workshop

(Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)
Attendance is free. Please register at IEA-ETSAP
Draft programme: to be announced

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 (9:00-13:00)
ETSAP Regular Workshop

(Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)
Attendance is free. Please register at IEA-ETSAP
Draft programme: to be announced

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 (14:00-17:00)
ETSAP Executive Committee

(Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)
ETSAP delegates decide program of work and budget allocations
(Participation restricted to ETSAP Delegates, officers, and invited experts)
Agenda and attachments are sent separately


Wednesday -Friday, June 4-6, 2014
IEW 2014

Xijiao Hotel, 18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
(Updates and programme posted at IEW 2014)


Monday, June 2, 2014
Regular ETSAP Workshop

Venue: Xijiao Hotel,18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.
Contacts: Dr Jiang Kejun, ERI [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.],[This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Ms Celia Lao [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: Renewable Energy
Chair: Dr. Kenneth Karlsson
Dr. Dong Gu Choi, Korea Institute of Energy Research, S. Korea Quantitatively exploring the future of renewable portfolio standard in the Korean electricity sector via TIMES model
Dr Brian O Galachoir, Dr Paul Deane, Unirversity College Cork Scrutinizing European Renewable Energy Policy using an Electricity Market Model
Mr. Kris Poncelet, KU Leuven/EnergyVille/VITO, Belgium The importance of including short-term dynamics in planning models for electricity systems with high shares of intermittent renewables

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-12:00

Session 2: Hybrid models, energy, water, food nexus
Chair: Dr. Dr Brian Ó Gallachóir
Oleg Lugovoy Environmental Defence Fund, USA, Vladimir Potashinikov The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia. Forward-looking energy elasticity parameters and optimised structure of nested CES production function
Dr. Hiroshi Hamasaki, Fujitsu Research Institute, Japan Hybrid Model Approach Using TIMES-based JMRT Model
Mr. Japhet Edward Miano Kariuki, WEC Scenarios Team Member: Scenarios Study Group The Opportunity Nexus Improving Energy Access: The Food, Energy and water connection

12:00-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-14:00

Session 2 (cont): Hybrid models, energy, water, food nexus
Fadiel Ahjum and Theodor J. Stewart Univ. Cape Town, South Africa A systems approach to urban water services in the context of integrated energy and water planning: a City of Cape Town case study
Maurizio Gargiulo (E4SMA, UCC) James Glynn (UCC), John Curtis (ESRI), John FitzGerald (ESRI), Brian Ó'Gallachóir (UCC) Modelling macro-economic impacts of carbon constrained scenarios with Irish-TIMES MSA

14:00-15:30

Session 3: Regional and country models
Chair: Dr Uwe Remme
Mr. Aidyn Bakdolotov, Nazarbayev Univericity, Kazakhstan Central Asia and Caucasus countries and China energy systems: Economic opportunities and policy challenges
Dr. Daniele Grosso, Dr. Raffaella Gerboni, Politecnico di Torino - DENERG, Italy Modelling reliability and security of supply: a revised methodological approach and its possible application to the Chinese system
Dr. Sonia Yeh, University of California Davis, USA Modelling Optimal Transition Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy in California

15:30-16:00

Afternoon Coffee Break

16:00-17:30

Session 4: Regional and country models
Chair: Dr Steve Pye
Mr. Christian Thiel, JRC Petten EU energy system investments: capital requirement pathways towards 2050
Ms. Kari Aamodt Espegren, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway Modelling of future energy demand
Dmitry Gordeev, Gaidar Institute,Moscow, Russia, Oleg Lugovoy, Center for Economic Modeling of Energy and Environment, RANE, EDF, USA, Vladimir Potashnikov, Gaidar Institute, Moscow, Russia Climate benefits of road transport gasification in Russian Federation


Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Regular ETSAP Workshop

Venue: Xijiao Hotel,18 Wang Zhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.
Contacts: Dr Jiang Kejun, ERI [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.],[This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Ms Celia Lao [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: ETSAP Projects and tools
Chair: George Giannakidis
Ms Asami Miketa, IRENA The REMAP project collaboration
Mr. Gary Goldstein, DecisionWare Inc, USA World Bank Climate Smart Planning Platform Thirsty Energy Initiatives
Mr. Gary Goldstein, Mr. Ken Noble, Noblesoft, Australia ANSWER/TIMES and ANSWER/MARKAL updates
Mr. Amit Kanudia, KANORS EMR, India VEDA/TIMES updates
Dr Markus Blesl, IER, Germany ETSAP TIAM project update

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

ETSAP projects: Collaborations and Proposals


11:30-12:00

Session 7: Presentation of ETSAP Project Proposals
Chair: George Giannakidis
(5 mins for each presentation followed by a brief discussion)
Giancarlo Tosato Documentation for the TIMES Model Generator
Maryse Labriet, Eneris Environment Energy Consultants sl. Preparation of a book gathering applications/developments by ETSAP community
Amit Kanudia KanORS-EMR Excel-based sets definition management for VEDA BE and VEDA FE
Amit Kanudia KanORS-EMR Automatic creation of step-wise linearized Supply Curves

12:00-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-14:00

Session 7 (cont): Presentation of ETSAP Project Proposals
Nadia Maizi, Center for Applied Mathematics, MINES ParisTech, France Capitalization and exchange plateforme
Hannah Daly, UCL Modeling behaviour in TIMES and E4 models – State of the Art Workshop and Review
Evangelos Panos (PSI) and Socrates Kypreos (PSI); Per Ivar Helgesen (NTNU); Antti Lehtila (VTT) Formulation of TIMES-MACRO in Mixed Complementarity (MCP)
Evangelos Panos, Kannan Ramachandran, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland Antti Lehtila, VTT, Finland Introducing Electricity Dispatchability Features in TIMES Modelling Framework
Brian Ó Gallachóir, University College Cork TIAM-MSA Phase 2a – Integrating Mitigation & Adaptation in Energy Systems Models
Brian Ó Gallachóir, University College Cork TIAM-MSA Phase 2b – Beyond the Simple Production Function in MSA

14:00-17:00

Executive Committee meeting