Taking stock of 2014: Greenhouse gas emissions abate/Renewables are most important power/Electricity usage and coal-fired power production decline/Power prices fall slightly
Electricity market design and cooperation across borders help to ensure a secure power supply. Agora Energiewende publishes a paper for the “Pentalateral Energy Forum".
The report provides an overview on structure, main features and future challenges of the Dutch Power System. It shall serve as a tool to enhance the knowledge basis and prepare the ground for thinking about potential cooperation.
A new recommendation from Agora Energiewende: Municipal utilities and other energy companies should receive incentives to help customers install energy-efficient devices.
In the electricity sector, new storage is needed only when there is a very high share of renewable energies. The further development and implementation of storage will be driven by electric cars and other applications.
Agora Enerergiewende publishes paper on key elements and context of the changes
The European Commission’s State Aid Guidelines require from 2017 that support levels for renewable energy projects are to be determined in a competitive bidding process. Agora Energiewende highlights the most important...
CO2-Free Power Generation in Europe: Wind and Solar Power Are Already Cheaper than Nuclear – Even When Considering the Power Plants Needed for Reserve Capacity
New Agora-analysis finds that in order to achieve climate protection goals, an energy transition is needed in the heating and transportation sectors, as well as a national "consensus on coal".
Our first insight is: Germany's Energiewende is all about wind and solar! They're the cheapest renewable energy technologies and have the most potential. Their priority in Germany's energy mix will fundamentally transform the...