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Households: Consuming electricity and heat at minimal cost

September 20, 2021 | The final report of the project "Virtual Institute Smart Energy" (VISE) examines the energy provision in private households. The EWI experts, in particular, also accounted for non-monetary preferences.

EWI alumnus heads office of the Expert Council on Climate Issues

September 2, 2021 | The Expert Council on Climate Issues has appointed Dr. Jakob Peter, a 2019 EWI doctoral candidate, as its secretary general. He will establish and manage the Council's office in Berlin.

Expert Council on Climate Issues presents report on 2020 immediate action program

August 25, 2021 | The Expert Council on Climate Issues evaluates the assumptions of the federal government's immediate action program for the building sector, which had become necessary in accordance with the Federal Climate Protection Act.
High costs for gas, hard coal and CO2 drive up electricity prices

High costs for gas, hard coal and CO2 drive up electricity prices

July 30, 2021 | Prices on the electricity exchange are currently higher than they have been since 2008. A new analysis by the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) identifies factors for this.

Institute launches EWI Academy

June 29, 2021 | The Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) offers trainings on energy economics topics for policy and practice.

EWI Insights: The “charging trilemma” in smart charging of electric cars

June 23, 2021 | Charging electric cars poses challenges for power grids. But research and practice can alleviate the so-called charging trilemma. An article by Arne Lilienkamp and Wolfgang Ketter.

Simulation game: Students simulate climate protection negotiations

June 22, 2021 | At the 13th edition of the CEMS Model UNFCCC simulation game, students simulate international climate politics as they would at the United Nations.
MAGPIE project: EWI researches smarter, greener ports

MAGPIE project: EWI researches smarter, greener ports

June 2, 2021 | An international consortium of 45 companies, research institutes and port operators is investigating how ports can become more sustainable, greener and smarter in the MAGPIE research project.
Hydrogen market ramp-up: energy suppliers take on a central role

Hydrogen market ramp-up: energy suppliers take on a central role

April 30, 2021 | Energy suppliers are already positioning themselves as key players in the production of green hydrogen. A new EWI policy brief also highlights challenges in coordinating demand.

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