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TCP news


Water-energy-nexus workshop

This one-day workshop, organised by the ETSAP TCP and Paul Scherrer Institute, will take place on 13 December in Zurich. It will bring together the groups active in the field of water and energy modelling, and provide a platform for the exchange of related modelling tools and methods; share experiences with linking models and relevant data resources; compare results; and provide best pratice guidance. Besides researchers from the ETSAP community, participation is welcome from interested modellers and practitioners, in particular researchers from water research. Register here.

Next training course for ETSAP TCP tools

The next  training course organised by the TCP on Energy Technology Systems Analysis (ETSAP TCP) - a three-day basic training on VEDA-TIMES - will be held in Zurich, Switzerland on 13-15 December 2017. The draft program is available here. Register on the website here

Informing energy and climate policies using energy systems models

A recent publication from the ETSAP TCP collates a range of methodological approaches and case studies of good modeling practice at national and international scale based on ETSAP tools and expertise.  More... 

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