ECEMP 2022

Acting on the ambitions to a net-zero EU: roadblocks, challenges, and opportunities

October 5-7 2022

The annual ECEMP conference brings together Europe’s climate and energy modelling community over a three-day period in a forum for deep exchange of research and modelling practice and varied discussions. The event will feature a balanced mix of high-level panel discussions and interactive workshop sessions to enable a peer-reviewed digest of models and policy insights for the transformation of the European energy system. The ECEMP 2022 conference will be a platform for exchange among researchers and modelling teams from across Europe; from H2020 projects, representatives of the European Commission as well as partners from industry and civil society.

In agreement with the European Commission, the former EMP-E Conference has adopted a new name, “European Climate and Energy Modelling Platform (ECEMP)”, to consider the increasing role of climate policies and climate change and their impact on energy demand and supply planning.

This year’s conference will be planned again as an online event, due to uncertainties regarding the possibility of physical meetings. We will set up the same possibilities for interaction as last year to ensure an engaging, policy-oriented and enjoyable conference experience.

The original EMP-E was created in 2017 and has since been organised on a yearly basis by the H2020 Energy Modelling group – a group of projects funded by the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Programme. This year, the event is coordinated by ECEMF – the European Climate and Energy Modelling Forum, with support of SENTINEL, NAVIGATE, WHY, OpenENTRANCE, PLANET, CINTRAN, PARIS REINFORCE, EMB3RS, and newTRENDs. The conference does not have a registration fee as it is funded by the European Commission. The projects contributing to the conference have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

This year, the overarching topic is: Acting on the ambitions to a net-zero EU: roadblocks, challenges and opportunities.

All ECEMP 2022 presenters are invited to submit their papers to a special issue in Energy Strategy Review and Open Research Europe. The link can be found here.

Days and themes

  • Day 1: Energy security and geopolitics for fossil and low-carbon fuels
  • Day 2: Innovation, societal and technical changes for Net Zero
  • Day 3: The latest IPCC findings and implications for national and short term policies

Key H2020 contributors to ECEMP 2022

All projects have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

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