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Hydrogen market ramp-up: energy suppliers take on a central role

Hydrogen market ramp-up: energy suppliers take on a central role

April 30, 2021 |

Energy suppliers are already positioning themselves as key players in the production of green hydrogen. A new EWI policy brief also highlights challenges in coordinating demand.

EWI analysis: RES share could be as low as 55 percent in 2030

EWI analysis: RES share could be as low as 55 percent in 2030

April 16, 2021 |

Renewable energies are planned to cover a total of 65 percent of Germany’s gross electricity consumption in 2030. Germany is unlikely to reach this target, shows an analysis by the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI).

Expert Council on Climate Issues reviews first estimate of 2020 emissions data

Expert Council on Climate Issues reviews first estimate of 2020 emissions data

April 15, 2021 |

The Expert Council on Climate Issues has reviewed and assessed the Federal Environment Agency’s estimate of Germany’s 2020 emissions data. EWI Director Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge is part of the five-member panel.

Local electricity markets bring supply and demand together locally

Local electricity markets bring supply and demand together locally

March 30, 2021 |

The electricity system in Germany is undergoing structural change. Decentralized energy systems gain in importance. The Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) analyses the benefits of local electricity markets.

Energy insights: EWI (virtually) teaches students from all over the world

March 24, 2021 |

EWI researchers inform students about coal exit, the role of synthetic fuels and the integrated energy transition in Germany.

Hydrogen in Europe: Different Countries, Different approaches

Hydrogen in Europe: Different Countries, Different approaches

March 22, 2021 |

The economic and political approaches to a hydrogen market ramp-up vary widely in Europe. EWI and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) compared six countries.

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