EMMA for Research

Research Projects

EMMA is used for national and international research projects on energy market modeling at the Hertie Centre for Sustainability in Berlin.

Model comparison for impact analysis of policy instruments (MODEX-POLINS)
The project is one of six MODEX model comparison projects founded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. POLINS focuses on policy instruments such as German coal phase out and carbon pricing, which we compare across five models.
Lion Hirth and Oliver Ruhnau lead the project at Hertie School.
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The Sustainable Energy Transitions Laboratory (SENTINEL)
SENTINEL is a large research project comprising partners from academia and industry and financed by the European Commission. The project’s objective is to improve quality, transparence and policy relevance of energy system modeling and to enhance the possibility of combining different model types. In SENTINEL, we link EMMA with other models and develop new features.
Lion Hirth and Raffaele Sgarlato are Hertie`s project leads.
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EMMA for Advisory

EMMA has been used for a variety of consulting projects for clients such as the International Energy Agency or Svensk Energi to evaluate policy, assess technology, and develop price scenarios by the Berlin boutique consulting firm Neon.
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EMMA for Teaching

EMMA is applied within the course Electricity System Modeling, as part of the Master Programs of Public Policy and International Affairs at the Hertie School in Berlin.

Neon offers an executive three-day training Electricity System Modeling that is tailored to industry analysis and executives.