Raising awareness in model-based energy scenario studies—a transparency checklist

  title={Raising awareness in model-based energy scenario studies—a transparency checklist},
  author={Karl‐Ki{\^e}n Cao and Felix Cebulla and Jonatan J. G{\'o}mez Vilchez and Babak Mousavi and Sigrid Prehofer},
  journal={Energy, Sustainability and Society},
BackgroundThe focus of the paper is on scenario studies that examine energy systems. This type of studies is usually based on formal energy models, from which energy policy recommendations are derived. In order to be valuable for strategic decision-making, the comprehensibility of these complex scenario studies is necessary. We aim at highlighting and mitigating the problematic issue of lacking transparency in such model-based scenario studies.MethodsIn the first part of the paper, the… 

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