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Fit for electromobility? Norway tops, Germany needs to catch up

Fit for electromobility? Norway tops, Germany needs to catch up

July 28, 2022 |

This is shown by a new EWI index. The energy system needs be well prepared for the ramp-up of electric vehicles (EVs). A new EWI index shows the most prepared European countries for the electrification of the transport sector.

Virtual Institute: Climate Neutral and Energy Self-Sufficient Europe

July 22, 2022 |

Options for flexibility and decarbonization in an integrated energy system are shown in the final report of the Virtual Institute “Electricity to Gas and Heat”, in which the EWI was involved.

CO2 infrastructures are important for a climate-neutral Germany

July 19, 2022 |

An infrastructure for transporting CO2 between sources and sinks is needed to achieve climate neutrality. It is now important to put the legal framework in place, recommends a new EWI policy brief.

Energy prices in Europe to remain at a high level in the medium term

Energy prices in Europe to remain at a high level in the medium term

July 14, 2022 |

Energy prices could remain significantly above historical price levels in the medium term. The possible price development for natural gas, hard coal, oil, and electricity up to 2030 is shown in a new EWI report.

University of Cologne offers EWI Doctoral Fellowship in cooperation with EWI

July 12, 2022 |

The new program for a PhD in Energy Economics with a three-year doctoral fellowship will start in October 2022. Interested applicants can apply now.

EWI Insights: Alternative powertrains in the transport sector

June 30, 2022 |

The ramp-up of hydrogen and electromobility as alternative powertrains in the transport sector was the topic of the recent EWI Insights event.

Hydrogen market: costs and support for market ramp-up

Hydrogen market: costs and support for market ramp-up

June 22, 2022 |

The German government supports the market ramp-up of green hydrogen. A study by the Institute of Energy Economics analyzes how costs differ and which criteria must be considered for funding.

Residential buildings: CO2 price not enough for fast decarbonization

June 1, 2022 |

Landlords will soon have to pay part of the CO2 price for natural gas and heating oil. This is intended to stimulate climate-friendly investments. But a CO2 price will not be enough to decarbonize the residential sector, a new EWI policy brief shows.

MBA students from around the world visit Cologne

May 20, 2022 |

EWI researchers taught fundamentals of energy economics and discussed the role of electromobility in decarbonizing transport.

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