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summary & overview

Comparison with energyPRO by EMD International

energyPRO is a tool to determine the operation of provided energy system designs. The provided insight is limited on the operation of the given energy system, and energyPRO offers no advice on cost-optimal investment strategies.

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energyPRO
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Model complexity

Modelling approach
generation + transmission invest & dispatch model
dispatch model
Grid size
multi node
multi node
Transition path modelling
multi year invest & operation
single year
weather years
multi year
single year
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Modelling detail

sector coupling
electricity, natural gas, hydrogen, heat, and water
electricity, natural gas, hydrogen, heat, and water
reserve modelling
multiple response times, operation & status change
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Usage

Installation
none
local
Debugging
single tool debugging
multi tool debugging
data integration
global cost, wind, solar, transmission & generation infrastructrue data
none
detailed, specific visualization
included
external visualization necessary
sharable viewer access for input & results
included
none