En-ROADS Overview

About En-ROADS
En-ROADS (Energy-Rapid Overview and Decision-Support) is a powerful simulation model for exploring how to address global energy and climate challenges throu...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 11:39 AM
Who created En-ROADS?
En-ROADS was created by Climate Interactive, the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative, and Ventana Systems. It is based on research originally conducted in t...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 11:55 AM
What is the purpose of En-ROADS?
The purpose of En-ROADS is to improve decision-maker understanding of the dynamics of the climate-energy-land-economic system, particularly focusing on poli...
Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 3:52 PM
What sort of model is En-ROADS?
En-ROADS is a System Dynamics model. It was built in Vensim modeling language and transformed into an online simulation via the “SD Everywhere” converter bu...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 11:43 AM
Where does the financial support behind En-ROADS come from?
The development and use of En-ROADS has been supported by ClimateWorks, the Hewlett Foundation, the Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Foundation, Active Philanthropy, Ze...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 11:58 AM
What are other simulators similar to En-ROADS?
For a more technical approach, we suggest reviewing the 18 models in The Energy Modeling Forum suite, organized by Stanford University. The Integrated Asse...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:03 PM
What devices and browsers are compatible with En-ROADS?
En-ROADS currently only runs on a laptop or desktop computer with a modern web browser. At the moment, it is not compatible with mobile devices (phones or t...
Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 12:23 PM
Where can I learn about the science, assumptions, testing, and background of En-ROADS?
Assumptions and guidance most relevant to model users are available in the En-ROADS User Guide. All assumptions and equations are documented in the more tec...
Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:08 PM