Data Documentation for the German Electricity Market Used for the Calibration of the GATE Model - NDP 2025 (Version 2015)
14 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Date Written: April 3, 2019
In this data documentation, we provide detailed information on the data that is used in order to calibrate the GATE model. Since we are looking at the hypothetical German electricity market in 2035 and the resulting investment incentives, we have to select all exogenous parameters based on future forecasts for this period. We consider the German market area since excellent data are available from the political processes that accompany the network expansion planning procedure. In order to ensure a high degree of consistency of the exogenous parameters - and in order to allow comparisons with other forecasts for that market area - we predominantly use input parameters from the Network Development Plan Electricity (NDP) which is the official basis for network expansion planning in Germany. Hereby, we mainly rely on the NDP 2025, where network expansion required until 2025 is determined, in its 2015 version.
Keywords: Electricity market modeling, Electricity market data, Data documentation
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