The European Commission underpins its climate and energy policy proposals with extensive modelling. The modelling results play a substantial role in determining the outcome of Commission impact assessment, i.e. the analysis on costs and effects of specific proposals. Assumptions underlaying Commission modelling thus determine to a large extent wether and to which degree certain policy choices will be regarded as benficial.

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PublisherAgora Energiewende
Release dateJune 2017