Title: Sectorial energy demands and MARKAL allocations of energy resources in India

Authors: N.K. Bansal, S. Ambarish, A. Sharma, J. Patel

Addresses: Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India. Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India. Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India. Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India

Abstract: Based on current energy consumption in various sectors, a Reference Energy System (RES) has been developed for the Indian energy scenario considering the efficiencies of use, conversion, transportation and distribution, etc. The data of past sectoral energy demand have been used to forecast future energy demands using appropriate regression models. These forecasts have been used as inputs for the MARKAL model along with other techno-economic parameters to find out the optimal fuel allocations up to the year 2040.

Keywords: energy planning; fuel consumption; sectorial energy demand; MARKAL.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2002.000968

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2002 Vol.18 No.2/3/4, pp.315-335

Published online: 18 Aug 2003 *

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