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Powering a Sustainable Future: The Importance of Open-Source Energy Modelling & Energy Data
Quoilin, Sylvain


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Keywords :
Open Science; Energy Modeling
Abstract :
[en] In recent years, the movement of open-source philosophy that can be traced back to the early days of computer programming impressed the world of science-related software. The henchmen of the open-source world state that open-source data and software are the key to making innovative progress in an accessible, transparent, collaborative, and reproducible way. Energy system models are not an exemption, and their development has been highly affected by the wave of the open-source movement, specifically in the last couple of years. Many researchers in the field, however, believe that when it comes to open-source data and software philosophy, energy research is still lagging behind: “We assert that models and their associated data must be openly available to facilitate higher quality science, greater productivity through less duplicated effort and a more effective science-policy boundary” Pfenninger, S., DeCarolis, J., Hirth, L., Quoilin, S., & Staffell, I. (2017). The importance of open data and software: Is energy research lagging behind?. Energy Policy, 101, 211-215. In this lunch-talk you listen to our keynote speaker, as an active members of “Open Energy Modelling Initiative” on why we need to push toward open data and software in the world of energy system modelling.
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Author, co-author :
Quoilin, Sylvain  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Département d'aérospatiale et mécanique > Systèmes énergétiques
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Title :
Powering a Sustainable Future: The Importance of Open-Source Energy Modelling & Energy Data
Publication date :
18 April 2023
Event name :
EnergyVille Lunch Talks
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