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The scope for better industry representation in long-term energy models: Modeling the cement industry


  • Kermeli, Katerina
  • Edelenbosch, Oreane Y.
  • Crijns-Graus, Wina
  • van Ruijven, Bas J.
  • Mima, Silvana
  • van Vuuren, Detlef P.
  • Worrell, Ernst


Although the cement industry emits around 6% of global CO2 emissions, most global Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) barely represent this industrial subsector or do not cover all important processes. This study, describes the state-of-the-art of cement modelling in IAMs, suggests possible improvements and discusses the impacts of these on energy and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the IMAGE global IAM.

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  • Kermeli, Katerina & Edelenbosch, Oreane Y. & Crijns-Graus, Wina & van Ruijven, Bas J. & Mima, Silvana & van Vuuren, Detlef P. & Worrell, Ernst, 2019. "The scope for better industry representation in long-term energy models: Modeling the cement industry," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 240(C), pages 964-985.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:240:y:2019:i:c:p:964-985
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.01.252

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