LEcA - a Landscape Ecological Assessment tool for REEEM

Role of technologies in an energy efficient economy – model-based analysis of policy measures and transformation pathways to a sustainable energy system

Participants: Xi Pang and Ulla Mörtberg, EMA Research Group, KTH

Funding: EU Horizon 2020

Time period for the case study: 2016-2018

Project description

The project REEEM is a large energy systems modelling project funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020) and led by KTH, was launched in Brussels on 24-25 February. Meeting participants included the EC Project Officer, Policy officers from DG ENER, DG RTD and the JRC as well as partners from the REEEM consortium. This project will endeavour to model potential future pathways for the European energy system, its corresponding transformations and their respective impacts. Based on a three year timeline, the work will end in December 2019.

The LEcA Lithuania case study in REEEM is performed by the EMA Research Group, KTH, in cooperation with dESA, KTH, SLU, LEI and other partners. In the case study, the LEcA Tool will be applied in a case study in Lithuania, for an ecosystem services trade-off analysis and assessment integrated with an energy assessment model.

Link to the REEEM project web page: www.reeem.org

Link to the REEEM project on EU Horizon 2020 web page

Collaboration

The project is a collaboration between dESA and EMA Research Group (Division of Land and Water Resources Engineering, KTH; AALTO-KORKEAKOULUSAATIO, Finland; AARHUS UNIVERSITET, Denmark; DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET, Denmark; ENERGETSKI INSTITUT HRVOJE POZAR, Croatia; KIC INNOENERGY SE, Netherlands; LIETUVOS ENERGETIKOS INSTITUTAS, Lithuania; Reiner Lemoine Institut gGmbH, Germany; SPF TOKNI, Faeroe Islands; UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, United Kingdom; and UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART, Germany.

Activities

Publications

Pang, X., Mörtberg, U., Trubins, R., Sallnäs, O., Mizgeris, G., Kulbokas, G., Galinis, A. and Lekavicius, V. 2017. The Landscape simulation and Ecological Assessment (LEcA) tool – Linking with the energy model MESSAGE. Poster presented at the Energy Modelling Platform for Europe (EMP-E) start-up meeting 17-18 May 2017 in EC headquarters, Brussels.
Welsch, J., Schmid, D., Montenegro, R., Pang, X., Gardumi, F., Balyk, O., Korkmaz, U., Fahl, U., Howells, M. and Karlsson, K. 2017. Multi-sectoral modelling of decarbonisation pathways: a pilot thought experiment. Poster presented at the Energy Modelling Platform for Europe (EMP-E) start-up meeting 17-18 May 2017 in EC headquarters, Brussels.
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