Community for Energy, Environment and Development (COMMEND)

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COMMEND (COMMunity for ENergy environment & Development) is an international initiative designed to foster a community among energy analysts working on energy for sustainable development. COMMEND is managed by the U.S. Center of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in collaboration with four leading international institutions: Fundación Bariloche in Argentina, ETC International in the Netherlands, ENDA-TM in Senegal, and the Energy Research Centre in South Africa (ERC).


"Here we include information on a range of software tools and databases that you may find useful for sustainable energy analysis. Please contact us if you wish to suggest additional tools. We are especially keen to include tools that are developed and supported by developing country organizations. The minimum qualifications for inclusion are that (a) the tool should be useful for analysis of energy systems in the context of sustainable development; (b) that a reasonable amount of documentation for the software should be publicly available on the web; and (c) that the tool should be flexible enough to be applied in a wide range of situations, particularly in developing countries."

Software tools include:


  1.  "COMMAND"