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Reinventing the energy modelling–policy interface

Energy modelling has a crucial underpinning role for policy making, but the modelling–policy interface faces several limitations. A reinvention of this interface would better provide timely, targeted, tested, transparent and iterated insights from such complex multidisciplinary tools.

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Figure 1: Idealized energy modelling–policy interface with full iterative feedbacks.


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Strachan, N., Fais, B. & Daly, H. Reinventing the energy modelling–policy interface. Nat Energy 1, 16012 (2016).

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