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

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

30. April 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.
EWI analysis: RES share could be as low as 55 percent in 2030

EWI analysis: RES share could be as low as 55 percent in 2030

16. April 2021 | Renewable energies are planned to cover a total of 65 percent of Germany’s gross electricity consumption in 2030. Germany is unlikely to reach this target, shows an analysis by the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI).
Expert Council on Climate Issues reviews first estimate of 2020 emissions data

Expert Council on Climate Issues reviews first estimate of 2020 emissions data

15. April 2021 | The Expert Council on Climate Issues has reviewed and assessed the Federal Environment Agency’s estimate of Germany’s 2020 emissions data. EWI Director Professor Marc Oliver Bettzüge is part of the five-member panel.
Local electricity markets bring supply and demand together locally

Local electricity markets bring supply and demand together locally

30. March 2021 | The electricity system in Germany is undergoing structural change. Decentralized energy systems gain in importance. The Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) analyses the benefits of local electricity markets.

Energy insights: EWI (virtually) teaches students from all over the world

24. March 2021 | EWI researchers inform students about coal exit, the role of synthetic fuels and the integrated energy transition in Germany.
Hydrogen in Europe: Different Countries, Different approaches

Hydrogen in Europe: Different Countries, Different approaches

22. March 2021 | The economic and political approaches to a hydrogen market ramp-up vary widely in Europe. EWI and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) compared six countries.
Tightening of EU climate target: premature end for coal?

Tightening of EU climate target: premature end for coal?

17. March 2021 | The EU is tightening its climate target for 2030, which could increase CO2 prices in European emissions trading and accelerate the German coal phase-out in a market-driven way, an EWI analysis shows.

New report series on power, heat, transport and industry sectors in Europe

26. February 2021 | EWI collaborates with UK-based consulting firm Cornwall Insight for a new monthly report series.
First lockdown: Lots of sunshine – but not (only) due to fewer aerosols

First lockdown: Lots of sunshine – but not (only) due to fewer aerosols

25. February 2021 | In the spring of 2020, there were sunshine records in large parts of Western Europe. The cause was not (only) lockdown-related fewer aerosols in industry and traffic, but exceptional weather. This is shown by a new study with EWI participation.

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