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Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

What Drives Green Capabilities? Evidence from German Firm-level Data

29.01.2021| Nils Handler, DIW Berlin
Workshop

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

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...

09.10.2020| Sebastian Osorio, Mario Kendziorski, Leonard Göke, Wolf-Peter Schill, Carlos David Gaete Morales, Martin Kittel
DIW focus

No need for new natural gas pipelines and LNG terminals in Europe

Natural gas could play an increasing role in the German energy system following the coal exit decided in July 2020 by the German parliament. However, natural gas has no climate benefit compared to coal. What is more, Europe risks to become a battleground for the conflict between Russia and the United States. The construction of the Baltic Sea pipeline Nordstream 2 has set in motion a downward...

29.07.2020| Franziska Holz, Claudia Kemfert
Report

New report published: Investments in Climate Friendly Materials to Strengthen the Recovery Package

Supporting investments in climate friendly production and recycling of materials as part of the European and national Covid-19 recovery packages can both achieve the short term objective of effective recovery spending for boosting the economy and creating jobs as well as deliver climate and long-term economic benefits. In order to realize the full economic and climate benefits of investment support, ...

25.06.2020| Olga Chiappinelli
Sustainable Finance

Virtual Conference: German Sustainable Finance Strategy in a European Context

Co-organized by the Sustainable Finance Research Platform (SFRP) and Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy (BSEC) Sustainable Finance is not only a key element of the climate policy agenda. In times of crisis, like the one we are currently experiencing, sustainable finance can also make substantial contributions to making our financial system more resilient, more sustainable and more...

29.04.2020| Karsten Löffler, Kristina Jeromin, Anne-Claire Roux, Nikki Rupert, Ingmar Jürgens, Franziska Schütze
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Virtual Conference: German Sustainable Finance Strategy in a European Context

Co-organized by the Sustainable Finance Research Platform (SFRP) and Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy (BSEC) Sustainable Finance is not only a key element of the climate policy agenda. In times of crisis, like the one we are currently experiencing, sustainable finance can also make substantial contributions to making our financial system more resilient, more sustainable and more...

29.04.2020| Karsten Löffler, Kristina Jeromin, Anne-Claire Roux, Nikki Rupert, Ingmar Jürgens, Franziska Schütze
Sustainable Finance

Online-Workshop: TFCD Reporting Standard in Practice

In its Climate Action Programme 2030, the German government presented concrete measures for the country to reach its 2030 climate target: a reduction of greenhouse gas levels by 55 percent below 1990 levels. At the same time, the German government officially declared its aim to take a leading position in Sustainable Finance. Hence, the country intends to underpin the transformation to a low-carbon...

20.04.2020| Christian Thimann, Mona Freundt, Frank Sibert, Lukas Simon, Christoph Reißfelder, Timo Busch, Ingmar Jürgens
Sustainable Finance

Workshop on Sustainable Finance and the Transformation of the Real Economy

This workshop focused on the question, how the financial market can accompany and support the transformation towards a climate-neutral and sustainable economy.

17.01.2020
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Impact of COVID-19 Measures on Short-Term Electricity Consumption in the Most Affected EU Countries and USA States

As COVID-19 spreads worldwide, governments have been implementing a wide range of measures to contain it, from movement restrictions to economy-wide shutdowns. Understanding their impacts is essential to support better policies for countries still experiencing outbreaks or in case of emergence of subsequent pandemic waves. Here we show that the cumulative decline in electricity consumption within the ...

In: iScience 101639 (2020), [im Ersch.] | Javier López Prol, Sungmin O
Diskussionspapiere 1904 / 2020

Local Power Markets

In current power markets, the bulk of electricity is sold wholesale and transported to consumers via long-distance transmission lines. Recently, decentralized local power markets have evolved, often as isolated networks based on solar generation. We analyze strategic pricing, investment, and welfare in local power markets. We show that local power markets with peer-to-peer trading are competitive and ...

2020| Pio Baake, Sebastian Schwenen, Christian von Hirschhausen
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