Technological change in energy - C3IAM

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Model Documentation - C3IAM

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Model information
Model link
Institution Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Beijing Institute of Technology (CEEP-BIT), China, http://ceep.bit.edu.cn/english/.
Solution concept General equilibrium (closed economy)
Solution method Optimization
Anticipation

In C3IAM, technological change in energy is reflected by energy consumption per unit of output decreases externally over time (the so-called autonomous energy efficiency improvement index, AEEI), which has an energy use efficiency improvement over time.

Technological change in electricity sector also has been specified with two advanced generation technologies: natural gas combined cycle technology with carbon capture and sequestration (NGCC-CCS) and integrated coal gasification technology with carbon capture and sequestration (IGCC-CCS). If these technologies are economically competitive with existing technologies, they will endogenously enter.