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Methodology and assumptions


Details of how the trajectories are calculated (also refer to the one pagers on the webtool)

Excel worksheet methodology

Transport sector - excel methodology

Costs analysis

Air quality

Historical data

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Comparing 2050 Calculator to other 2050 models

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Version control

See the history of published versions of the 2050 Calculator

Red / amber / green rating of the Calculator's assumptions

Model assumptions confidence log This provides a summary of the quality of the assumptions in the Calculator. It is a work in progress

Glossary of terms in the Calculator

We use a number of terms when referring to the 2050 Calculator, so have put together a short note to explain what the most important ones mean.


I am looking into bioenergy for University studies and I am trying to find out what calculations were used when deriving an output energy for the different levels for "Land dedicated to Bioenergy" specifically level 3 where an output of 324TWh/y is given if 10% UK land is used for energetic crop growth. Didn't have a clue where to post this question so I have done so here! Apologies for any inconvenience. If anyone could get back to me via this page or preferably email that would be fantastic! (