Energy conversion - POLES

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Model Documentation - POLES

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Institution JRC - Joint Research Centre - European Commission (EC-JRC), Belgium,
Solution concept Partial equilibrium (price elastic demand)
Solution method SimulationRecursive simulation
Anticipation Myopic

The model distinguishes the following energy conversion processes:

  • Electricity production: detailed representation of power generation capacities and production
  • Heat production: coverage of distributed means (cogeneration, solar), no coverage of centralized means
  • Gaseous fuels: gas (natural gas and methane recovery), hydrogen
  • Liquid fuels: crude oil refineries; liquid fuels production from coal, gas and solid biomass
  • Solid fuels: coal (and coke), biomass