• CENSE Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/UNL Campus de Caparica 2829-516 Caparica


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  • 294 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
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Research interests

Energy systems modelling; Long term energy scenarios; Climate change policies and technologies for emissions mitigation; Environmental and economic effects of energy policies; Integrated analysis of policies and policy instruments regarding the minimisation of emissions to air; Technology learning and innovation;Water-energy-food nexus; future role of energy technologies in low carbon energy scenarios at both EU and national scale with special emphasis on buildings, electricity generation and road transport; Regional and temporal disaggregation effects in energy system models results; Fuel poverty; Understanding behaviour of consumers and how it affects energy technologies deployment;

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Leiden University

MSc Enviroment Management and Policy, Lunds Universitet

External positions

Research Fellow, Joint Research Centre - European Commission

15 Nov 201130 Jun 2014


  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • climate policy
  • energy systems
  • low-carbon energy transition

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Research Output at NOVA 2008 2019

  • 294 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Adding detailed transmission constraints to a long-term integrated assessment model – A case study for Brazil using the TIMES model

Miranda, R., Simões, S., Szklo, A. & Schaeffer, R., 15 Jan 2019, In : Energy. 167, p. 791-803 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Solar energy
Wind power
Electric lines
Open Access
Urban planning
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
3 Citations (Scopus)
cost analysis
Cost effectiveness
Chemical analysis
European Union
5 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Health hazards
Space heating
Energy efficiency