SET-Nav – Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation


Department(s)/ Research Infrastructure
Energy, Transportation, Environment
Project Status
Current Project
Project Duration
since/from 2016 to 2019
Funded by
European Commission (EC)
In Cooperation with
TU Wien, NTNU Norwegen, SINTEF, CEPS, Universitat Comillas
Project Manager
Franziska Holz
Project Team/Contacts at DIW Berlin


Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation

‘SET-Nav – Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation’ is an EC-funded project which intends to support strategic decision enhancing innovation towards a clean, secure and efficient energy system for Europe's energy sector. The project started in April 2016 and is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme. It is being implemented by a consortium of academic, research and industry partners from 10 European countries.

The project generates contributions along three dimensions:
(1) the development of a modelling portfolio for decision making in the energy sector,
(2) the analysis of the impact of multiple future paths and policies, and
(3) the development of stakeholder dialogue and dissemination.

To help achieve these goals, DIW Berlin concentrates its work in two distinct key areas, namely:

  • Model integration and global perspectives: Developing a model integration platform that allows for an efficient comparison and exchange of information between all consortium members, while at the same time formulating key parameters regarding the potential development of energy sources (prices, import availability) at the global level.
  • Modelling workshops / capacity building: Cross-fertilising different approaches, frameworks, and methodologies enabling the development of competencies and new methods in order to better capture the inter-dependencies between economic and technological-development aspects of the energy system in current and future modelling work.

More information on the project website:

On October 11, 2018, a modeling workshop on two-stage equilibrium modeling will take place at DIW Berlin. More information on the program and registration can be found here:

On November 29, 2016, a workshop on scenario development to 2050 took place at DIW Berlin (


Diskussionspapiere extern (2019)

Decarbonising the EU’s Energy System

Pedro Crespo del Granado, Marijke Welisch, Michael Hartner ..., Franziska Holz, Dawud Ansari (u.a.)
Diskussionspapiere (2019)

Global Futures of Energy, Climate, and Policy: Qualitative and Quantitative Foresight towards 2055

Dawud Ansari, Franziska Holz, Hasan Basri Tosun
Diskussionspapiere extern (2018)

Scenarios of the Global Fossil Fuel Markets

Dawud Ansari, Franziska Holz, Nathan Appleman
Diskussionspapiere extern (2018)

2nd Policy Brief on SET-Nav Case Studies

Charikleia Karakosta, Katerina Papapostolou, Dawud Ansari,Franziska Holz, Peter Kotek, Borbala Takacsne, Pedro Crespo del Granado, Ruud Egging, Hector Maranon-Ledesma, Christian Skar, Andrea Herbst, Tobias Fleiter, Frank Sensfuß, Ben Pfluger, Blazhe Gjorgiev, Giovanni Sansavini,Andrea Antenucci, Luis Olmos, Quentin Ploussard, Sara Lumbreras, Andres Ramos,Aurora del Valle Diez
Diskussionspapiere extern (2018)

Case Study Report on The Role for Carbon Capture, Transport and Storage in Electricity and Industry in the Future: Which Role for Infrastructure?

Franziska Holz, Tim Scherwath, Ivo Valentin Kafemann, Christian Skar, Hector Maranon-Ledesma, Pedro Crespo del Granado, Andres Ramos, Luis Olmos, Quentin Ploussard, Sara Lumbreras, Andrea Herbst, Tobias Fleiter
Diskussionspapiere extern (2018)

Issue Paper on Case Study 7.5: Perspectives for Nuclear Power

Jasper Geipel, Lukas Liebmann, Gustav Resch, Ben Wealer, Franziska Holz, Christian von Hirschhausen