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Typical periods or typical time steps? A multi-model analysis to determine the optimal temporal aggregation for energy system models

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  • Hoffmann, Maximilian
  • Priesmann, Jan
  • Nolting, Lars
  • Praktiknjo, Aaron
  • Kotzur, Leander
  • Stolten, Detlef

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Energy system models are challenged by the need for high temporal and spatial resolutions in order to appropriately depict the increasing share of intermittent renewable energy sources, storage technologies, and the growing interconnectivity across energy sectors.

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  • Hoffmann, Maximilian & Priesmann, Jan & Nolting, Lars & Praktiknjo, Aaron & Kotzur, Leander & Stolten, Detlef, 2021. "Typical periods or typical time steps? A multi-model analysis to determine the optimal temporal aggregation for energy system models," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 304(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:304:y:2021:i:c:s0306261921011545
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117825
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