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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.

Gas supply stop by Russia: EU would have to reduce consumption already in summer

Gas supply stop by Russia: EU would have to reduce consumption already in summer

May 2, 2022 |

If the EU is no longer able or willing to purchase natural gas from Russia, it would have to significantly reduce its consumption already over the summer. This is shown in a new brief analysis by the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI).

Expert Council on Climate Issues: Targets for buildings and transport sectors missed

April 13, 2022 |

The Expert Council on Climate Issues has reviewed and assessed the Federal Environment Agency’s estimate of Germany’s 2021 emissions data. EWI Director Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge is part of the five-member panel.

“Big 5: Comparison of climate neutrality studies

“Big 5: Comparison of climate neutrality studies

April 12, 2022 |

As the main expert of the dena lead study “Aufbruch Klimaneutralität”, the EWI has shown ways to a climate-neutral energy system in Germany. Others have also dedicated themselves to this topic. The results of the most important studies are now presented in a joint comparison.

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