Interactive optimization for urban energy system planning

Cities can play a key role in mitigating climate change impacts, as they represent two-thirds of the world’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This video presents a model-based approach to support cities in the challenge of including energy issues in early stage urban planning. Recognizing that successful planning must rely on highly integrated solutions, the proposed methodology aims to help better understand and reinforce links between generally fragmented sectors, scales, stages and disciplines.