The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the cornerstone of the European Union’s climate policy and covers just under half of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. More than ten years since the EU ETS was first introduced, there continues
Dr. Zaklan, you have studied company behavior in the EU Emissions Trading System. What differences can be seen in how companies handle emissions allowances?
Large companies participate more actively in emissions trading than smaller enterprises. We
by Franziska Holz, Hanna Brauers and Thorsten Roobeek
Two years ago, DIW Berlin introduced “Familienarbeitszeit”, which offers wage replacement for families in which both partners decide to take on reduced full-time employment (working .
Dr. Holz, what’s the link between the earthquakes that have occurred in the Netherlands and natural gas production?
In the past two or three years, the Netherlands has experienced a very high number of increasingly powerful earthquakes which
Photovoltaics and wind power can replace nuclear power – DIW Berlin’s energy experts maintain that a nuclear power renaissance is neither sensible nor necessary – financing for the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and the ...
DIW Berlin and Universität Potsdam have carried out the research project “RESOURCES – Climate policies in the strategic markets of coal, oil, natural gas” since 2012 (until end 2015). The project is part of the funding program
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Dr. Franziska Holz presented the results of the RESOURCES project in Beijing in early November 2015 to academic scholars, policy makers and NGOs. A focus of her presentations and discussions was on the future role of coal in China and globally. China
Dr. Franziska Holz replaces the Professor of Governance of Energy and Infrastructure at the Hertie School of Governance in academic year 2015/2016. She will teach in the areas energy policy and resource markets and continue her research on energy ...
Alternative drive systems like electric and hybrid models, and alternative fuels like LPG and natural gas, continue to play a minor role – policy should focus on efficiency improvements to reduce CO2 emissions from conventional fuels and ...
Mr. Kunert, what share of global oil consumption is made up of fuel consumption?
Currently, over half of the world’s oil is used for transportation purposes, of which roughly four-fifths are used for road transport – which is the focus .
Philipp M. Richter, doctoral student in the DIW Graduate Center since October 2011 and research assistant in the department Energy, Transportation, Environment since October 2012, successfully defended his dissertation on Trade and Climate Policies .
DIW Berlin’s energy experts argue for a public-law nuclear fund – nuclear power plant operators’ provisions for dismantling and atomic waste disposal are not enough
Even by the end of 2022, after the very last German nuclear power
Ms. Kemfert, the commercial use of nuclear power in Germany is scheduled to be eliminated by 2022. Will the power supply still be reliable after the shutdown of the nuclear power plants?Yes, the power supply will still be reliable after shutdown of .
Joint press release from the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and the Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut)
Even if the use of electric road vehicles (EVs) were to increase significantly, the total annual power ...
Dipl.-Ing. Roman Mendelevitch, Research Associate and PhD student at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and Dipl.-Ing. Pao-Yu Oei, Reseach Associate at Technische Universität Berlin and Visiting Reseacher at DIW Berlin, ...
The power-generation capacities of wind and photovoltaic plants vary according to the weather, time of day, and season. The expansion of renewable energy sources means there is a growing need to offset these fluctuations and bring power supply into .
Future plans to expand the German electricity transmission grid will be based on scenarios which specifically include the federal government’s climate targets for the electricity sector. These are the findings of Christian von Hirschhausen and
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