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Zhejiang Energy Policy Simulator

The Zhejiang Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) is a free and open-source computer model created by World Resources Institute China and the Zhejiang Development & Planning Institute, with help from Energy Innovation LLC. It is adapted from software originally created by Energy Innovation.

Model Download

The Zhejiang Energy Policy Simulator may be used on this website through your web browser.


Two accompanying reports are avaialble for download. A policy analysis report examining two decarbonization scenarios for Zhejiang can be found here. A technical note on the model itself can be found here.

Acknowledgement of Contributors and Reviewers

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

  • Chen Lijun, ZDPRI
  • Gao Yi, ZDPRI
  • Han Gang, ZDPRI
  • He Heng, ZDPRI
  • Jeffrey Rissman, Energy Innovation
  • Jiang Xiaoqian, WRI China
  • Liao Yan, ZDPRI
  • Lin Chengmiao, ZDPRI
  • Ma Pan, ZDPRI
  • Megan Mahajan, Energy Innovation
  • Robbie Orvis, Energy Innovation
  • Wee Kean Fong, WRI China
  • Wu Hongmei, ZDPRI
  • Wu Jiarong, ZDPRI
  • Wu Junhong, ZDPRI
  • Xi Wenyi, WRI China
  • Xu Qinglin, ZDPRI
  • Zheng Zhuolian, ZDPRI

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

Sunset at West Lake (Xi Hu), Hangzhou
Peter Dowley
License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
Changes: Image has been cropped, flipped horizontally, color saturation has been increased, and a fade has been applied to the left side.