Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

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June 24, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

EU Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič will present the EU's Energy Union strategy

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

The seminar will be primarily held in English. However, we also welcome contributions to the discussion in German. Discussants: Dr. Kirsten Westphal -  SWP Berlin Dr. Armin Sandhövel - Allianz Global Investors

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April 15, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Schneller im Club? Braucht die internationale Klimapolitik eine Überholspur für Pionierstaaten?

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:15 - 14:30

Der Klimagipfel im Paris Ende des Jahres soll den Durchbruch bringen - ein globales Abkommen, das (differenzierte) Pflichten zum Klimaschutz für alle Staaten enthält und das Kyoto-Protokoll ersetzt. Allerdings sind sich alle Beteiligten, Diplomaten und NGOs, gleichermaßen einig, dass dieses Abkommen nicht den Erfordernissen für die Erreichung des 2°C-Ziels entsprechen wird ...

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March 24, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Quecksilberausstoß aus Kohlekraftwerken - Bestandsaufnahme und mögliche Konsequenzen

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:15 - 15:00

Neben den globalen Umweltexternalitäten von Kohlekraftwerken durch Kohlendioxid entstehen bei der Kohleverstromung weitere Umwelteffekte, u.a. durch Stickoxide, Feinstaub und Quecksilber. Aufgrund der starken Toxizität von Quecksilber sowie komplexen Mess- und Bewertungsverfahren steht die Regulierung von Quecksilberemissionen derzeit im Mittelpunkt regionaler, nationaler und europä ...

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January 15, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Climate Policy and Finance – next steps for an ambitious Paris deal

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

Artur Runge Metzger will report on the results from the climate negotiations in Lima. We will discuss next steps and the most important challenges that need to be tackled on the road to the Paris 2015 COP. The discussion will highlight in particular the role of climate policy, domestic action, and the structure of climate finance. What is the signal of the EU 2030 package for the rest of the world ...

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November 10, 2014
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

New EU 2030 targets - will national policy deliver?

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:15-14:00

We would like to invite you to the „Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy“ (BSEC) jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, TU-Berlin, and Ecologic Institute. We are going to discuss a set of questions emerging from the October European Council decision on the EU 2030 climate and energy strategy, with a particular focus on implementation of measures ...

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October 14, 2014
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

The 2015 Climate Deal - Pathways to Ambitious Targets

Speaker: Speakers: Elmar Kriegler (PIK) Gunnar Luderer (PIK) Comment: Jennifer Morgan (World Resources Institute)
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 13:00-14:30

The international climate negotiations are approaching another deadline: 2015 in Paris at the COP 21 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change a new climate agreement is to be launched. The need for action on emissions reduction is obvious and has been highlighted repeatedly. We will present results from two studies focusing on global pathways, first mover advantages, and costs ...

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March 19, 2014
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Carbon emissions embodied in consumption and trade

Speaker: - Richard Wood, Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Rob van der Meer, Heidelberg Cement - Ulf Jaeckel, BMUB - Susanne Droege, SWP
Location: Eleanor-Dulles-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:00

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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February 11, 2014
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Next steps for EU ETS

Speaker: - Franzjosef Schafhausen, German Environment Ministry - Felix Matthes, Institute for applied ecology - Joachim Hein, Federation of German Industry (BDI)
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:00

The EU Commission just suggested a set of reforms to the EU ETS. What is the plan? What is the underpinning analysis? Can it re-establish credibility of the scheme? - and when will it be implemented?

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December 4, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

EU-MENA Electricity Cooperation: How to move forward with Lighthouse Projects?

Speaker: Simone Tagliapietra, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Miriam Bardolet, Desertec Industrial Initiative Comment: Kirsten Westphal, SWP
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:00

It has become silent around the Desertec and Mediterranean Solar Plan. Yet, the increasing energy demand in North Africa and the Middle East do have implications for European energy security. There are good reasons to move forward with renewable energy and energy efficiency cooperation. What is the status quo of initiatives like the Mediterranean Solar Plan or the Desertec Industrial Initiative? ...

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November 19, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Emission performance standards - International experiences and discussion in Germany

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-15:00

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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June 4, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Climate policy for investment – options for structural reform of EU ETS

Speaker: Michel Grubb, Cambridge University and special adviser to the Inquiry of the House of Lords Akshay Patki, European Commission, Directorate-General Climate Action Dirk Weinreich, Referatsleiter Rechtsangelegenheiten Klimaschutz, Emissionshandel, BMU Thomas Spencer, Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI Paris)
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:00

We would like to invite you to the „Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy" (BSEC) jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, TU-Berlin and Ecologic.More of the funds held by institutional investors would be invested in energy projects if there was a clear EU policy about how to deliver secure, affordable and low carbon energy. That was the conclusion of the UK House of Lords EU Sub ...

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April 30, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Public Policy and Energy Storage: A Case Study of the United States and Germany

Speaker: Eric Borden, Bundeskanzler-Stipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung; Gast in der Abteilung Energie, Verkehr, Umwelt am DIW Berlin
Location: Ferdinand-Friedensburg-Raum
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.001
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Recent developments in electricity markets have prompted renewed interest over the role of energy storage technology. Storage can provide various benefits for the functioning of an electrical grid, including system stability in times of electric interruption, help in meeting peak demand, the deferral or avoidance of adding or updating grid infrastructure, aiding the integration of variable ...

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April 16, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Energy Efficiency in Buildings as part of Energy and Climate Policy

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Boermans, Ecofys; Martin Bornholdt, DENEFF; Sebastian Metzger, CO2online and ThinkTank30
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Germany has a 2050 reduction target of 80% for primary energy use in buildings. This Spring the Federal Government will be publishing a Sanierungsfahrplan outlining the routes and policies to achieve this target. The rate of uptake of energy efficiency measures in existing buildings is a key factor in achieving these goals. The realization of economic benefits from this ‘retrofitting' are ...

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April 16, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Energy Efficiency in Buildings as part of Energy and Climate Policy

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Boermans, Ecofys; Martin Bornholdt, DENEFF; Sebastian Metzger, CO2 online and ThinkTank30
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

Germany has a 2050 reduction target of 80% for primary energy use in buildings. This Spring the Federal Government will be publishing a Sanierungsfahrplan outlining the routes and policies to achieve this target. The rate of uptake of energy efficiency measures in existing buildings is a key factor in achieving these goals. The realization of economic benefits from this ‘retrofitting' are ...

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February 12, 2013
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Stromverteilnetze und Energiewende - Bedeutung der zukünftigen (Anreiz-)Regulierung

Speaker: Bernd Höflich, dena; Maik Wiesweg, Bundesnetzagentur;Gert Schäfer, Landesregulierungsbehörde Energie;Michael Wübbels, VKU;Stefan Missling, BBH;Prof. Thorsten Beckers, WIP, TU Berlin
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:30

Der starke Anstieg der Stromerzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energien verursacht, begleitet von einer verstärkten dezentralen Erzeugung, eine Umkehr der Leistungsflüsse sowie Engpässe nicht nur bei den Übertragungs- sondern auch in den Verteilnetzen. Für den erforderlichen Um- und Ausbau der Stromnetze sind regulatorische Rahmenbedingungen notwendig, die die damit verbundenen ...

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December 4, 2012
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Love your Neighbor - the German-Polish struggle with energy and climate

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30-14:30

Aleksandra Gawlikowska-Fyk, The Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM)Kacper Szuleski, Hertie School of GovernanceKai-Olaf Lang, Stiftung Wissenschaft und PolitikRegistration: If you plan to attend, please send a quick email to events@diw.de by November 29th, so that we can plan for food and refreshments (snacks from 12:15).

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November 6, 2012
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Pricing Carbon - Tackling the Deficit and Enabling Growth?

Speaker: Peter Wehrheim, Reiner Kneifel-Haverkamp
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Peter Wehrheim |Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Climate ActionReiner Kneifel-Haverkamp |Ministerium für Wirtschaft und Europaangelegenheiten, BrandenburgWolfgang Wienkemeier |Ministerium für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz, Mecklenburg-VorpommernThe European Commission has proposed that 20% of the EUR 1025 billion member states are to receive for the 2014-2020 period ...

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July 6, 2012
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Pricing Carbon - Tackling the Deficit and Enabling Growth?

Speaker: John Ward, Vivid Economics
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

A recent study by Vivid Economics on "Carbon taxation and fiscal consolidation in Europe" analyses the macro-economic impacts of different taxes in tackling the fiscal deficit. The study shows that carbon pricing is less detrimental than other tax options, as it encourages the substitution of fuel imports with local investment. Building on experience with the implementation of emissions ...

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May 3, 2012
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Bundesfachplanung Netzausbau in Deutschland und Europa – Wo geht die Reise hin?

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Presentations: Günter Stark, ABB AG: Hochspannungsnetzausbau in Deutschland: The challenge of combining technical forecast and longer term energy system planning Peter Barth, Amprion: Transportnetz der Zukunft: langfristig und europäisch denken? Barbie Kornelia Haller, Bundesnetzagentur: Netzentwicklungsplan Strom - Wo wir stehen, was wir wollen... Aspekte eines Groß ...

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March 1, 2012
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Offshore Grids in the North Sea: Long-Term Hopes and Short-Term Reality

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Presentations:Ravi Srikandam, Paul Kreutzkamp, Jan Decker, arepo consult: A Selection of Results: Offshore GridAndy Balkwill, National Grid: Offshore Electricity Transmission in the UK - Theory and PracticeProf. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen, Berlin University of Technology, Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy (WIP): Offshore Grids in the North Sea: Long-Term Hopes and Short-Term Reality

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