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ok, I've fixed the heating thing in my version of the model. Click on the colourful donuts in the bottom-left corner of the options, to change the heating fuel mixes for domestic (left) and commercial (right) heating.

To decarbonise heating, electrify it (some mix of resistance heating, air-source heat pumps, and ground-source heat pumps), and decarbonise electricity. Or switch people to solid-fuel, and make sure there's a lot of solid biomass. Add solar thermal too, according to taste.

I'm now working on an algorithm for multi-fuel district heating, which will provide some balancing mechanism, and optimise across all the clean sources.

by LondonAnalytics (Andrew Smith) on Tue Oct 16th, 2012 at 09:42:27 AM EST
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