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Oregon Energy Policy Simulator

The Oregon Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) is a free and open-source computer model created by Energy Innovation LLC, Power Oregon, and the Green Energy Institute and the Lewis & Clark Law School. It is adapted from software originally created by Energy Innovation LLC.

Model Download

The Oregon Energy Policy Simulator may be used on this website through your web browser, or the full version may be downloaded to your computer by clicking the button below. Note that you will need to go through the steps explained on the EPS download page in order to install the required software and make use of the downloadable version of the model.

Download the Oregon Energy Policy Simulator

U.S. State EPS Methodology

The U.S. State EPS Methodology page details our basic modeling assumptions, data sources, and methodology by sector. Additionally, we include information on the business-as-usual (BAU) and nationally determined contribution (NDC) scenario assumptions.

Acknowledgement of Contributors and Reviewers

We would like to acknowledge the following people who helped adapt the Energy Policy Simulator for Oregon. Individuals are listed alphabetically.

  • Eric Strid, Power Oregon
  • Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Northwest Economic Research Center, Portland State University
  • Ashna Aggarwal, RMI
  • Olivia Ashmoore, Energy Innovation LLC
  • Kyle Clark-Sutton, RMI
  • Nathan Iyer, RMI
  • Megan Mahajan, Energy Innovation LLC
  • Robbie Orvis, Energy Innovation LLC

Version History - June 9, 2023

  • Bug fix
    • Prevent rare Vensim error caused by negative ppriority values in ALLOCATE AVAILABLE function - May 19, 2023

  • Bug fix
    • Allow changes in capacity construction subsidies to affect electricity prices - February 6, 2023

  • Update model to version 3.4.3

3.3.1 - Mar 10, 2022

  • Official launch of the Oregon EPS

Software License

The Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) is released under the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3) or any later version and is free and open-source software. Refer to the Software License page for full details.

Image Credits

Mount Hood, Oregon
Grant Benesh
License: Unsplash License
Changes: Image has been cropped and a fade has been applied to the left side.