Energy, Transportation, Environment Department Events

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October 9, 2020
Workshop

The role of energy storage in power sectors with fossil fuel phase-out

Speaker: Sebastian Osorio, Mario Kendziorski, Leonard Göke, Wolf-Peter Schill, Carlos David Gaete Morales, Martin Kittel
Location: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The phase-out of fossil fuels, and a growing use of variable renewable energy sources, increase the flexibility needs of the power sector. In this context, different energy storage technologies become more relevant. Yet the role and use of electricity storage depends on many factors, for example technology costs and availabilities, as well as the level and flexibility of sector coupling strategies ...

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March 11, 2019
Workshop

How today’s uncertainties shape tomorrow’s world: Exploring future Yemens

Exploring future Yemens

Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 10.00 am - 06.30 pm

This expert scenario development workshop examines the future of sustainable development in Yemen. An invited group of academics, diplomats, and development and energy professionals move through a four-stage process of scenario foresight. On this course, participants investigate the complex links, interactions, and interdependencies between the different factors, actors, trends, and events that ...

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October 12, 2018
Conference

Berlin Conference on Sustainable Energy and Infrastructure Economics and Policy – BELEC 2018
Sustainable Energy for the Low-Carbon Transformation

Speaker: Kevin Gould (Keynote), Claudia Kemfert, Christian von Hirschhausen
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 08:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m

In its fith year, the BELEC focusses on contributions of young scholars and INFRATRAIN Doctoral School participants from a variety of organizations, with a focus on discussion and exchange. The low-carbon transformation of energy and transportation systems, as well as sustainable development are becoming increasingly important for business, policy and research. The BELEC 2018 will address these ...

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October 11, 2018
Workshop

SET-Nav Modeling Workshop
Two-stage decision making and modelling for energy markets

Speaker: Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:00 am - 06:15 pm

In the SET-Nav project, we push the state-of-the-art of energy-economic-engineering models. Several work packages within the project are dedicated to improve, extend and customize models to better reflect relevant energy system aspects to address the research questions arising from the SET Plan. Models are linked and data is exchanged between them. However, today’s computational limitations ...

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April 23 - 24, 2018
Seminar

Doctoral colloquium of the Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions
Designing a Socially Just and Economically Viable Phase-Out

Time: Mo 09.30 AM - 06.00 PM
Thu 09.00 AM - 04.30 PM

Doctoral colloquium of the Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions April 23rd - 24th, 2018at the German Institute for Economic Research, DIW-Berlin The Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions regularly hosts doctoral colloquiums on specific topics relevant to energy transitions with one or more of its member institutes. The colloquium provides an opportunity for doctoral ...

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February 10, 2017
Seminar

Lessons from forest conservation policy evaluations and implications for model-based impact assessment

Speaker: Jun.-Prof. Jan Börner
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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December 9, 2016
Seminar

General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lawrence Goulder, Stanford University
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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December 2, 2016
Seminar

Adapting long-lived infrastructure to uncertain and transient change

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenach, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 30, 2016
BeNA - Seminar on Labor Research

Management and energy efficiency in a Chinese manufacturing cluster

Speaker: Prof. Valerie Karplus, MIT
Location: Arthur-Cecil-Pigou-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 3.3.002C
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 18, 2016
Seminar

Political Economy Constraints to Carbon Pricing – The Case of Ecuador

Speaker: Dr. Michael Jakob, MCC Berlin
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 11, 2016
Seminar

The nexus between technology improvement and technology adoption

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Till Requate, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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October 21, 2016
Seminar

Political Economy of Dynamic Resource Wars

Speaker: Prof. Rick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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July 5, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Brexit and Climate Policy

Speaker: Michael Grubb, UCL London and Special Advisor Ofgem Frank Jotzo, Australian National University Eva Kracht, Head of Unit European Union, BMUB Gregory Nemet, University of WisconsinDirk Weinreich, Head of Unit EU ETS, BMUB
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

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January 29, 2016
Seminar

Forest Conservation Policies, Land Taxes and Structural Change: Insights from a Multi-Sector Growth Model

Speaker: Prof. Matthias Kalkuhl , Universität Potsdam und MCC Berlin
Location: TU Berlin
Room FH 312
Fraunhoferstraße 33 -36
10587 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

The Research Seminar on Environment, Resource and Climate Economics (RSERC) is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, TU Berlin, PIK and MCC Berlin. It brings together environmental and resource economists from the Berlin and Potsdam universities and research institutions that discuss latest research by distinguished external scholars or by members of the group.

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December 18, 2015
Seminar

Group Size and the (In)Efficiency of Pure Public Good Provision

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Timo Goeschl, Universität Heidelberg
Location: TU Berlin
Room FH 312
Fraunhoferstraße 33 -36
10587 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

The Research Seminar on Environment, Resource and Climate Economics (RSERC) is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, TU Berlin, PIK and MCC Berlin. It brings together environmental and resource economists from the Berlin and Potsdam universities and research institutions that discuss latest research by distinguished external scholars or by members of the group.

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December 11, 2015
Seminar

Combining Price and Quantity Controls Under Partitioned Environmental Regulation

Speaker: Dr. Jan Abrell, ETH Zürich
Location: TU Berlin
Room FH 312
Fraunhoferstraße 33 -36
10587 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

The Research Seminar on Environment, Resource and Climate Economics (RSERC) is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, TU Berlin, PIK and MCC Berlin. It brings together environmental and resource economists from the Berlin and Potsdam universities and research institutions that discuss latest research by distinguished external scholars or by members of the group.

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December 4, 2015
Seminar

Free Allocation and the Endowment Effect in Cap-and-Trade Systems: Evidence from the European Electricity Sector

Speaker: Aleksandar Zaklan
Location: TU Berlin
Room FH 312
Fraunhoferstraße 33 -36
10587 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

The Research Seminar on Environment, Resource and Climate Economics (RSERC) is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, TU Berlin, PIK and MCC Berlin. It brings together environmental and resource economists from the Berlin and Potsdam universities and research institutions that discuss latest research by distinguished external scholars or by members of the group.

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November 5, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Atomkraft – Eine nachhaltige Technologie für den Klimaschutz?

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Im Vorfeld der 21. Klimakonferenz in Paris ist nicht nur in Deutschland die Diskussion bezüglich der Nachhaltigkeit der Atomwirtschaft in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Neben Fragen der Wirtschaftlichkeit und Sicherheit, stehen dabei zunehmend auch Herausforderungen für die langfristige Entwicklung von Unternehmensstrategien im Mittelpunkt, Laufzeitverlängerungen, ...

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October 6, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Gas Supply Security in an Energy Union

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:15 - 14:00

Gas Supply Security is a central pillar of a ‘successful’ Energy Union package. However, member states differ in their assessment of risks, exposure to risks, and support for proposed measures like joint gas purchasing or emergency response measures. In the seminar we want to explore potentially different perspectives at the German and Polish example and discuss: -       ...

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October 6 - 10, 2014
Event

InfraTRAIN

Location: Technische Universität (TU) Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Time: 10:00 (6.10.) - 17:00 (10.10.)

INFRATRAIN is a series of events in INFRAstructure research and policy TRAINing designed for graduate scholars, practitioners, and policy makers. They are designed to promote the training of graduate scholars (advanced Master students, PhD-students, post-docs) as well as junior practitioners and policy makers (from ministries, regulatory agencies, and the private sector). Training Sessions include ...

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