To improve and update the existing energy models (MEDEE, EFOM, MIDAS, HERMES) of the Commission for their uses in the context of energy studies conducted by the Commission.
The work program covers for each model the following tasks :
1) EFOM :
Harmonisation of the energy part of the energy-environment data base to make sure that the new developments of the data base realized for the study 'Energy 2010' will be included in the EFOM-ENV data base.
Documentation of the energy part of the energy-environment data base.
2) HERMES :
Final publication of the German version
Application of the model to environmental questions
Achievement of the portuguese version of the model
Maintenance of the Hermes model on TROLL.
3) MEDEE :
Achievement of MEDEE-Spain and MEDEE-Portugal
Development of the MEDEE-EUR version, including
- introduction of energy prices and equipment cost as choice function
- taking into account of environmental impact especially in the transport sector
Collaboration with the DERE and the MURE projects
Participation to the COST 307 action related to the interurban transport.
4) MIDAS :
Updating of existing data bases
Insertion of modules developed outside the Commission
Participation in a study related to the taxation policy
Achievement of demand model estimation (domestic sector)
Improvement of some relations, principally for the transport module.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts