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    RESOURCES team presents research results at the BMBF conference „Economics of Climate Change“

    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 “Economics of Climate Change” of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research which aims at fostering the discipline of climate economics ...

    16.11.2015| Franziska Holz
  • Research Project

    Economic Evaluation and Further Development of the European Emissions Trading System after 2020 (EU ETS 7)

    Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
  • Research Project

    Policies to finance energy efficiency: An applied welfare assessment

    Completed Project| Climate Policy
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Small Might Be Beautiful, but Bigger Performs Better: Scale Economies in "Green" Refurbishments of Apartment Housing

    The energy efficiency of the residential housing stock plays a key role in strategies to mitigate climate change and global warming. In this context, it is frequently argued that private investment and the quality of thermal upgrades are too low in the light of the challenges faced and the potential energy cost savings. While many authors address the potential barriers for investors to increase energy ...

    In: Energy Economics 50 (2015), S. 240-250 | Claus Michelsen, Sebastian Rosenschon, Christian Schulz
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Power System Impacts of Electric Vehicles in Germany: Charging with Coal or Renewables

    We analyze the impacts of future scenarios of electric vehicles (EVs) on the German power system, drawing on different assumptions on the charging mode. We find that the impact on the load duration curve strongly differs between charging modes. In a fully user-driven mode, charging largely occurs during daytime and in the evening, when power demand is already high. User-driven charging may thus have ...

    In: Applied Energy 156 (2015), S. 185-196 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Clemens Gerbaulet
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 28/29 / 2015

    Modernization and Innovation in the Materials Sector: Lessons from Steel and Cement

    Since 2007, the European cement and steel sectors have been characterized by substantial surplus production capacity. Hence re-investment in primary production of many materials remains limited and endangers the longer-term economic viability of many plants. Opportunities for innovation and modernization could overcome these challenges. They are linked to new demands for more efficient and lower-carbon ...

    2015| Karsten Neuhoff, Andrzej Ancygier, Jean-Pierre Ponssard, Philippe Quirion, Nagore Sabio, Oliver Sartor, Misato Sato, Anne Schopp
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 28/29 / 2015

    Combining Dynamic Allocation and Inclusion of Consumption into the EU ETS Would Be Beneficial: Six Questions to Karsten Neuhoff

    2015
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 28/29 / 2015

    Leakage Protection for Carbon-Intensive Materials Post-2020

    Climate protection is a global challenge that all countries have a common but differentiated responsibility to address. However, not all governments are willing to commit to targets of equal stringency, and individual countries may put different emphases on carbon pricing in their policy mix. Carbon prices may thus continue to differ over longer time horizons. Therefore, measures to protect production ...

    2015| Karsten Neuhoff, William Acworth, Roland Ismer, Oliver Sartor, Lars Zetterberg
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Global Warming, Technological Change and Trade in Carbon Energy: Challenge or Threat?

    Is it possible to combat global climate change through North-to-South technology transfer even without a global climate treaty? Or do carbon leakage and the rebound effect imply that it is possible to take advantage of technological improvements under the umbrella of a global arrangement only? For answering these questions two possible states of the world are discussed: one, where more energy efficient ...

    In: Environmental & Resource Economics 62 (2015), 4, S. 791-809 | Gunter Stephan, Georg Müller-Fürstenberger
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Sectors under Scrutiny: Evaluation of Indicators to Assess the Risk of Carbon Leakage in the UK and Germany

    One of the central debates surrounding the design of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme is the approach to address carbon leakage concerns. Correctly identifying the economic activities exposed to the risk of carbon leakage represents the first step in mitigating the risk effectively. This paper assesses the robustness of the quantitative assessment criteria used by the European Commission ...

    In: Environmental & Resource Economics 60 (2015), 1, S. 99-124 | Misato Sato, Karsten Neuhoff, Verena Graichen, Katja Schumacher, Felix Matthes
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