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Stagnating wind expansion: climate target at risk despite coal phase-out

Stagnating wind expansion: climate target at risk despite coal phase-out

July 2, 2020 | July 2, 2020 | The expansion of onshore wind energy is stagnating in Germany. Conventional plants and imports must therefore make a greater contribution to the electricity supply. A new analysis by EWI shows what this means for electricity prices, the EEG levy and the sectoral climate target.
EEG levy will probably rise significantly in 2021

EEG levy will probably rise significantly in 2021

May 29, 2020 | Updated June 4, 2020 | EWI has examined the effects of the corona pandemic on the wholesale electricity price and the EEG levy.
Hydrogen: Technology-neutral funding enables market launch and long-term cost-efficient supply

Hydrogen: Technology-neutral funding enables market launch and long-term cost-efficient supply

May 19, 2020 | The German Federal Government is arguing about the National Hydrogen Strategy. These are the recommendations of the EWI Policy Brief.
Students from all over the world negotiate climate protection agreements – in “Zoom City”

Students from all over the world negotiate climate protection agreements – in “Zoom City”

May 14, 2020 | The CEMS Model UNFCCC is a simulation of the UN climate negotiations. University of Cologne and EWI have prepared 17 students for it.
This is what development paths for the German energy system could look like

This is what development paths for the German energy system could look like

April 27, 2020 | The Kopernikus project ENSURE does research on grid structures for the future German energy system. Two new publications provide insights into the results.
VISE Policy Brief: How does regulation affect business models of regional virtual power plants?

VISE Policy Brief: How does regulation affect business models of regional virtual power plants?

April 23, 2020 | Regional virtual power plants market the flexibility of households. However, regulation restricts the field of possible business models.

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