Sustainable energy development in Austria until 2020: Insights from applying the integrated model “e3.at”
Andrea Stocker (),
Anett Großmann (),
Marc Ingo Wolter () and
Reinhard Madlener ()
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Andrea Stocker: Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI), Postal: Garnisongasse 7/21, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Anett Großmann: Institute of Economic Structures Research (GWS), Postal: Heinrichstrasse 30, 49080 Osnabrück, Germany
Marc Ingo Wolter: Institute of Economic Structures Research (GWS), Postal: Heinrichstrasse 30, 49080 Osnabrück, Germany
No 13/2011, FCN Working Papers from E.ON Energy Research Center, Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior (FCN)
This paper reports on the Austrian research project “Renewable energy in Austria: Modeling possible development trends until 2020”. The project investigated possible economic and ecological effects of a substantially increased use of renewable energy sources in Austria. Together with stakeholders and experts, three different scenarios were defined, specifying possible development trends for renewable energy in Austria. The scenarios were simulated for the period 2006–2020, using the integrated environment–energy–economy model “e3.at”. The modeling results indicate that increasing the share of renewable energy sources in total energy use is an important but insufficient step towards achieving a sustainable energy system in Austria. A substantial increase in energy efficiency and a reduction of residential energy consumption also form important cornerstones of a sustainable energy policy.
Keywords: renewable energy; macro-econometric modeling; scenario development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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