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Is there a difference between developing a model to aid city ·Many people contributed to the modeling effort, and it is not possible to name them all. The analysis was directed by David Nissen. Other key modelers included Charles Everett, Robert Eynon, David Knapp, Fred Murphy, Jerry Eyster, Mike Lerner, Hoff Stauffer and William Stitt. Thanks are also due to Bill Ziemba for helping to edit this note. 22 CRASH MODE MODELING: ANALYZING THE NATIONAL ENERGY PLAN 23 planning and one to assist military decision-making during wartime?
THE EVALUATION OF SPONSORED RESEARCH IN ENERGY STORAGE 31 The MEFS model. The Mid-range Energy Forecasting System (MEFS) (formally PIES) model of DOE was included more for its historical importance (it was "the" principal federal energy policy evaluation model from 1974-1977) than its ability to evaluate energy storage considerations. In terms of scope and complexity, it is the largest energy model. It is this size and the structural rigidity that eliminates MEFS from contention in analyzing all but the most macro-energy storage considerations.