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“To see the trees and the forest simultaneously”: Remembering EWI director Höffler

“To see the trees and the forest simultaneously”: Remembering EWI director Höffler

November 9, 2021 |

The EWI and numerous guests paid tribute to the late EWI director Felix Höffler with a Memorial Lecture. Guest speaker Richard Green from Imperial College London spoke about capacity markets, one of Höffler’s research topics.

Flexibility in the distribution grid: What is the effect of different charging concepts for e-cars?

Flexibility in the distribution grid: What is the effect of different charging concepts for e-cars?

November 4, 2021 |

The event “EWI Insights” was about flexibility in distribution grid and how the requirements on the electricity system are increasing in the context of the transition to e-mobility. A contribution by Nils Namockel and Arne Lilienkamp.

Hydrogen: Possible supply gap in the northwest

Hydrogen: Possible supply gap in the northwest

October 19, 2021 |

Regional cooperation is essential for the development of a hydrogen economy. A study by the EWI investigates the extent to which demand in such clusters is met and how local supply imbalances could be compensated for by 2030 in the cluster Belgium, the Netherlands, and North-Western Germany.

Climate neutrality in 2045: EWI presents a scenario for dena-Leitstudie

Climate neutrality in 2045: EWI presents a scenario for dena-Leitstudie

October 7, 2021 |

A gross electricity demand of 698 TWh and a share of renewable energies of 68 percent, 66 TWh of climate-friendly hydrogen, 14 million electric cars, and 4.1 million heat pumps in 2030: This is what an intermediate step towards climate neutrality in 2045 could look like, as shown by EWI as part of the “dena-Leitstudie Aufbruch Klimaneutralität “.

European Carbon Border Adjustment: Not (yet) a “Level Playing Field”

European Carbon Border Adjustment: Not (yet) a “Level Playing Field”

October 4, 2021 |

The European Commission proposed a carbon border adjustment to avoid “carbon leakage“. EWI has analysed the potential implications on international trade in a policy brief.

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.

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