Heat pumps are a central component in the shift towards sustainable heating. Due to economies of scale, large-scale heat pumps supplying several residential buildings in settlements or neighborhoods prove to be an efficient decarbonization option.
The controllable power plant capacity in NRW is decreasing due to the coal phase-out. In a current study, the EWI examines the security of supply of the electricity system in 2030 from a market and a network perspective.
The Council of Experts on Climate Change comments on the Climate Action Programme 2023. Significant emission reductions are possible with it, but there is still a gap to the KSG targets. EWI Director Marc Oliver Bettzüge is part of the five-member panel.