DIW Berlin: Topic Resource Markets

Topic Resource Markets

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Do Benefits from Dynamic Tariffing Rise? Welfare Effects of Real-Time Retail Pricing Under Carbon Taxation and Variable Renewable Electricity Supply

We analyze the gross welfare gains from real-time retail pricing in electricity markets where carbon taxation induces investment in variable renewable technologies. Applying a stylized numerical electricity market model, we find a U-shaped ...

In: Environmental & Resource Economics (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-12-14] | Christian Gambardella, Michael Pahle, Wolf-Peter Schill
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Lessons from Germany’s Hard Coal Mining Phase-Out: Policies and Transition from 1950 to 2018

German hard coal production ended in 2018, following the termination of subsidies. This paper looks at 60 years of continuous decline of an industry that employed more than 600,000 people, through a case study comparing Germany’s two largest hard ...

In: Climate Policy (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-28] | Pao-Yu Oei, Hanna Brauers, Philipp Herpich

How today’s uncertainties shape tomorrow’s world

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 ...

Diskussionspapiere 1833 / 2019

Economics of Nuclear Power Plant Investment: Monte Carlo Simulations of Generation III/III+ Investment Projects

This paper analyzes nuclear power plant investments using Monte Carlo simulations of economic indicators such as net present value (NPV) and levelized cost of electricity (LCOE). In times of liberalized electricity markets, largescale decarbonization

2019| Ben Wealer, Simon Bauer, Leonard Göke, Christian von Hirschhausen, Claudia Kemfert
DIW Roundup 136 / 2019

Stranded Assets and Resource Rents: Between Flaws, Dependency, and Economic Diversification

Asset stranding–the unanticipated depreciation of assets (e.g. resource re-serves, infrastructure, stocks) due to market shifts such as policy interventions or innovation–is at the core of current debates in energy and climate. This roundup presents

2019| Dawud Ansari, Ambria Fareed
Diskussionspapiere 1837 / 2019

Energy Outlooks Compared: Global and Regional Insights

We compare prominent global energy scenarios of organisations and companies. We supplement the analysis with four own scenarios, which were derived from structured analytic techniques in combination with a numerical global energy and resource market

2019| Dawud Ansari, Franziska Holz, Hashem al-Kuhlani
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Life Cycle Environmental Impacts of Electricity from Fossil Fuels in Chile over a Ten-Year Period

This study uses life cycle assessment to evaluate the environmental impacts of electricity generated from fossil fuels in Chile over a ten–year period, from 2004 to 2014. The focus on fossil fuels is highly relevant for Chile because around 60% of ..

In: Journal of Cleaner Production 232 (2019), S. 1499-1512 | Carlos Gaete-Morales, Alejandro Gallego-Schmid, Laurence Stamford, Adisa Azapagic
Diskussionspapiere 1811 / 2019

Nuclear Power, Democracy, Development, and Nuclear Warheads: Determinants for Introducing Nuclear Power

This paper analyzes the nature of democratic development in a nation on the process of introducing nuclear power over the period 1960 - 2017 for an unbalanced panel of 171 countries. Given the involved political process of introducing nuclear power .

2019| Lars Sorge, Anne Neumann, Christian von Hirschhausen, Ben Wealer
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The Death Spiral of Coal in the U.S. Will Changes in U.S. Policy Turn the Tide?

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to stop the ongoing spiralling down of the U.S. coal industry. We discuss the origins of the decline and assess the effects of policy interventions by the Trump administration. We find ..

In: Climate Policy 19 (2019), 10, S. 1310-1324 | Roman Mendelevitch, Christian Hauenstein, Franziska Holz
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