Forecasting for integrated demands and carbon impacts of a precinct in the ETWW (energy, transport, waste and water) domains will allow for the assessment of policy scenarios for low carbon futures.
This CRC for Low Carbon living project has investigated gaps, synergies, alternative approaches and required research directions to achieve its goals. The aim is to seek the development of integrated tools for demand forecasting and scenario evaluation covering ETWW with identified commonalities in data requirements and model formulation. As a result of facilitated national workshops to date, researchers, project partners and industry interests have explored initial project issues, and established an approach for integrated ETWW demand forecasting and model specification, development and integration.
The following report presents the outcomes of a fifth workshop associated with this project, held at Flinders University's Tonsley Campus on Thursday 20th August 2015. Workshop 5 has provided key researchers and interested partied the opportunity to present updates of recent research progress and current research status and discuss issues related to data specification, collection and use across domains, forecast application including the development of a foundation model and scenario application and future directions for the research. This report presents the key outcomes of the workshop, summarising discussions during workshop sessions with conclusions and a synthesis of these outcomes presented for the next stages of the research progress.
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Demand estimation for services and facilities is an important component of urban development, being required for the determination of the level of provision and coverage of infrastructure and related facilities to serve the needs of present and future populations. Demands and associated cabin impacts for the domains of energy, transport, waste and water (ETWW) are significant to planning agencies, infrastructure providers and operators and private developers who all need to deliver services and resources to urban precincts.
This is a summary of the workshop presentations, discussions and of the workgroup sessions for the CRCLCL’s project on ETWW conducted Friday 1st February 2013, 10:00 – 16:30 at Room C4-16 at the University of South Australia’s City East Campus, chaired by Liz Ampt. The first of these facilitated national workshops on demand forecasting invited representatives from the project partner organisations with presentations from a selection of these as well as CRCLCL and project leaders.
The following report presents the outcomes of the third workshop associated with this project, held at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus, University Boulevard, Mawson Lakes, South Australia on Thursday the 15th of May 2014 at Room X1-03 at from 10:00am until 4:00pm.
The focus of this workshop is to follow on from the second ETWW project workshop (Holyoak, 2014), focusing on model specification, development and integration for integrated ETWW demand forecasting.