Title: Integration and decision support systems for energy policy management and comparative assessment studies

Authors: Adrian V. Gheorghe

Addresses: ETH-Zurich, Centre of Excellence Risk and Safety Sciences, Switzerland

Abstract: The paper investigates the problematique of decision support systems within the framework of energy policy management and comparative risk assessment studies. A number of models and associated software tools are presented and discussed with a view to using them for the energy dialogue process. Special aspects on energy indicators, and their role in sustainable development of energy systems are investigated. Recommendations include the use of such analytical tools as DSS etc. in the overall decision aiding process for energy mix selection.

Keywords: decision support systems; energy modelling; indicators; sustainability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.1999.000832

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 1999 Vol.12 No.1/2/3/4/5/6, pp.33-59

Published online: 24 Jul 2003 *

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