Prof. Juan Rosellón, researcher at DIW Berlin (Dept. Energy, Transportation, Environment), was recently appointed by the Mexican president to the directing board of the newly created independent Mexican electricity system operator. Mexico has
Prof. Dr. Steven A. Gabriel, Research Fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), was awarded the prestigious Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander Humboldt Foundation in late 2014. Prof. Gabriel is Full Professor for ...
Germany's energy transition envisages a shift toward energy being supplied primarily from renewable sources. The expansion of renewables is largely determined by central government policy but the German Länder also play a major role and could ..
According to the climate target set by the German government for 2020, greenhouse gas emissions are to be reduced by 40 percent compared to 1990 levels. However, current projections indicate that this target will only be achieved if further measures
Two members of the RESOURCES team, Dr. Franziska Holz und Dr. Daniel Huppmann, paid their annual research visit to the cooperation partner in Trondheim (Norway). Together with Dr. Ruud Egging, Associate Professor at NTNU and Research Affiliate at DIW
by Pao-Yu Oei, Claudia Kemfert, Felix Reitz, Christian von Hirschhausen in: DIW Economic Bulletin 8/2014Coal-fired power stations are responsible for around a third of Germany’s carbon emissions. Failure to reduce the persistently high level .
by Claudia Kemfert, Christian von Hirschhausen, Casimir Lorenz in: DIW Economic Bulletin 8/2014In January 2014, the European Commission proposed a framework for its climate and energy policy up to 2030. It includes targets for reducing greenhouse ..
by Hella Engerer, Franziska Holz, Philipp M. Richter, Christian von Hirschhausen, Claudia Kemfert in: DIW Economic Bulletin 8/2014Natural gas makes a major contribution to European energy supply. Consequently, the political crisis between Russia and
On July 8, 2014 the team of the research project "RESOURCES - Resource Markets under Climate Constraints" together with participants of the project "Green Paradox" of PIK and ifo Institute organized a workshop on the topic " .
An investment fund should temporarily improve the capital stock of small and medium-sized enterprises as part of a comprehensive agenda - In the euro area, there is an annual investment gap of approximately two percent of GDP or 180 billion euros - .
Coal-fired power stations are responsible for around a third of Germany's carbon emissions. Failure to reduce the persistently high level of coal-fired power generation threatens Germany's climate targets for 2020 and 2050 and undermines a ...
Natural gas makes a major contribution to European energy supply. Consequently, the political crisis between Russia and Ukraine increases fears of the consequences of Russia suspending natural gas supplies to Ukraine and the European Union. The last
by Isabel Teichmann in: DIW Economic Bulletin 4/2014In recent years, there has been much discussion about biochar - a carbonaceous product made of biomass - as a promising technique for mitigating climate change. In particular, this method has the ..
by Jürgen Blazejczak, Dietmar Edler, Wolf-Peter Schill in: DIW Economic Bulletin 4/2014As part of the energy transition process, the German government has set far-reaching energy efficiency targets, including doubling the annual rate of building
In January 2014, the European Commission proposed a framework for its climate and energy policy up to 2030. It includes targets for reducing greenhouse gases and using renewable energies, but no specific targets for increasing energy efficiency. By 2
As part of the energy transition process, the German government has set far-reaching energy efficiency targets, including doubling the annual energy-efficient refurbishment rate for existing residential buildings from one to two percent. DIW Berlin .
The 54 million vehicles in Germany drove almost 720 billion kilometers in 2012. To date, alternative drive systems and fuels have not achieved any notable success in terms of vehicle numbers or vehicle use. However, the diesel engine, which has ...
by Franziska Holz, Philipp M. Richter and Christian von Hirschhausen in: DIW Economic Bulletin 11/12 /2013. The significance of natural gas is on the rise due to the restructuring and decarbonization of energy systems worldwide. Natural gas is ...
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