Date and time: Thursday Sep 10, 2020 | 4 PM
Rumi is an open-source energy-systems modelling platform developed by Prayas (Energy Group) with a focus on demand-oriented modelling. Rumi will complement and strengthen the eco-system of energy models in India, and contribute to enriching the understanding of possible future trajectories of the energy sector as it goes through a period of rapid transition. Rumi will soon be made available for free download and use by the wider energy research community.
Prayas (Energy Group) lauched Rumi at a virtual event on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The launch began with a brief presentation of the key features of Rumi, some insights from an India model based on Rumi, and future plans for it.
The presentation was followed by a panel discussion which explored the role, importance, necessity, policy relevance and challenges of demand-oriented modelling in a dynamic world. The expert panel which deliberated upon these issues comprised of:
The panel discussion was moderated by Aditya Chunekar of Prayas (Energy Group).
The presentation made at the webinar and its full recording can be accessed below.