Non-climate sustainability dimension - POLES
|Model Documentation - POLES|
|Institution||JRC - Joint Research Centre - European Commission (EC-JRC)|
|Solution method||Recursive simulation|
Demand for tons of steel is represented in order to inform the iron and steel industry sector. This provides a better activity indicator instead of value added and allows for the study of changes in the geographical allocation of steel-making due to energy price changes and carbon leakage. See Industrial sector - POLES.
In certain versions of the POLES model, water use associated to the production of electricity is modelled. A water use is associated per technology and provides projections of water needs based on installed capacities per technology.
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