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  • Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Firm Heterogeneity and Carbon Leakage in the Production Network

    27.03.2024| Robin Sogalla, DIW Berlin
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Energy Transition Metals: Bottleneck for Net-Zero Emissions?

    The energy transition requires substantial amounts of metals, including copper, nickel, cobalt, and lithium. Are these metals a bottleneck? We identify metal-specific demand shocks, estimate supply elasticities, and study the price impact of the transition in a structural scenario analysis. Prices of these four metals would reach previous historical peaks but for an unprecedented, sustained period ...

    In: Journal of the European Economic Association 22 (2024), 1, S. 200–229 | Lukas Boer, Andrea Pescatori, Martin Stuermer
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Exploring the Interdependence of Climate, Finance, Energy, and Geopolitics: A Conceptual Framework for Systemic Risks Amidst Multiple Crises

    Navigating the transition toward a zero-emission and just future amidst multiple crises requires a nuanced understanding of potential hindrances to investments and energy transitions. As current approaches hardly consider the big picture of interacting crises, this study offers a framework to analyze the dynamics and risk channels between 1) the climate crisis, 2) financial (in)stability, 3) the geopolitical ...

    In: Applied Energy 361 (2024), 122885, 11 S. | Franziska M. Hoffart, Paola D'Orazio, Franziska Holz, Claudia Kemfert
  • Externe Monographien

    Measuring the Dunkelflaute: How (not) to Analyze Variable Renewable Energy Shortage

    As variable renewable energy sources increasingly gain importance in global energy systems, there is a growing interest in understanding periods of variable renewable energy shortage (``Dunkelflauten''). Defining, quantifying, and comparing such shortage events across different renewable generation technologies and locations presents a surprisingly intricate challenge. Various approaches exist in different ...

    Ithaca: arXiv.org, 2024, 29 S.
    (arXiv ; 402.06758)
    | Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Green or Greedy: The Relationship between Perceived Benefits and Homeowners’ Intention to Adopt Residential Low-carbon Technologies

    Transitioning to a net-zero economy requires a nuanced understanding of homeowners’ decision-making pathways when considering the adoption of Low Carbon Technologies (LCTs). These LCTs present both personal and collective benefits, with positive perceptions critically influencing attitudes and intentions. Our study analyses the relationship between two primary benefits: the household-level financial ...

    In: Energy Research & Social Science 108 (2024), 103388, 14 S. | Fabian Scheller, Karyn Morrissey, Karsten Neuhoff, Dogan Keles
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy and Its Contribution to Climate Neutrality

    The EU Taxonomy is the first standardised and comprehensive classification system for sustainable economic activities. It covers activities responsible for up to 80% of EU greenhouse gas emissions and may play an important role in channelling investments into low-carbon technologies by helping investors to make informed decisions. However, especially in transition sectors much depends on the stringency ...

    In: Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment 14 (2024), 1, S. 128–160 | Franziska Schütze, Jan Stede
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Questioning Nuclear Scale-up Propositions: Availability and Economic Prospects of Light Water, Small Modular and Advanced Reactor Technologies

    This paper addresses the pressing need for rapid decarbonization of energy systems by examining the role of nuclear power in future energy scenarios collected in the IPCC database. Despite their explorative character, energy scenarios can influence decision-makers or might be used to promote certain technology developments. They are increasingly subject to the integration into real-world settings and ...

    In: Energy Research & Social Science 110 (2024), 103448, 15 S. | Fanny Böse, Alexander Wimmers, Björn Steigerwald, Christian von Hirschhausen
  • DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2024

    A Renewable Energy Pool Brings Benefits of Energy Transition to Consumers

    German companies view high and uncertain electricity prices a major challenge. A Renewable Energy Pool (RE-Pool), wherein the favorable conditions of competitive tenders for new wind and solar power projects are passed on to electricity consumers, could hedge such price risks. Consumers’ electricity prices are thus hedged for the share of their consumption that corresponds to the RE-Pool’s generation ...

    2024| Karsten Neuhoff, Mats Kröger, Leon Stolle
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Assessing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Critical Mineral Supply Chains for the Energy Transition in Europe

    Advanced technologies are inherently dependent on critical minerals and their related metals. The mining extraction of these critical minerals leads to significant social and environmental impacts that extend beyond the regions where those advanced technologies are ultimately used. This study explores the global socio-environmental challenges arising from the European Climate Law's aim for net-zero ...

    In: Global Environmental Change 86 (2024), 102841, 18 S. | Etienne Berthet, Julien Lavalley, Candy Anquetil-Deck, Fernanda Ballesteros, Konstantin Stadler, Ugur Soytas, Michael Hauschild, Alexis Laurent
  • DIW Weekly Report 13/14 / 2024

    Heat Transition: Municipalities Need Federal Support in Decommissioning Natural Gas Networks

    Large parts of the existing natural gas distribution networks must be decommissioned due to the decarbonization of the heat supply. However, there are neither regulatory nor economic incentives for the gas network operators to do so and delaying the decommissioning could be expensive for the remaining customers. This Weekly Report analyzes to what extent municipalities can partially decommission the ...

    2024| Isabell Braunger, Philipp Herpich, Franziska Holz, Julia Rechlitz, Claudia Kemfert
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