Systems of energy technology, encompassing processes of supply, conversion, transport and final use, can be modelled by linear programmes with annual flows and capacities as variables. In other national or international projects highly disaggregated and comprehensive models have been developed, each model being designed to solve a broad class of problems. A different but complementary approach has been taken by ECN: rather than one such general model software tools have been constructed facilitating implementation of a general class of simple specific problem-oriented models. This approach was chosen in order to have a more flexible response to the varying needs of policy makers.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the International Conference on Energy Systems Analysis, 9-11 October 1979, Dublin, Ireland|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publication status||Published - 1980|