MARKet Allocation (MARKAL)

Expertise Level
Practitioner
Resource Type
Analysis Tools
Guidance

Examples of applications of MARKAL: http://iea-etsap.org/finreport/ETSAP_AnnexX_Fin…

Inputs Needed
Energy technology parameters
Economic parameters
Outputs Provided
Comparison of energy technologies
along with least cost solutions
Analysis of long-term energy balances under different scenarios
Evaluation of technologies & priorities for R&D
Evaluation of the impacts of regulations
taxes
and subsidies
GHG emissions projection
Estimation of value of regional cooperation
Language
English
Developer or Source
International Energy Agency (IEA)

MARKAL is an integrated energy systems modeling platform that can be used to analyze energy, economic, and environmental issues at the global, national, and municipal level over a timeframe of up to several decades. It is a set of software tools that may be used to quantify the impacts of policy options on technology development and resource depletion.

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