The expansion of renewable energies is causing an ever-smaller rise in the state-set EEG surcharge, designed to encourage investment in the sector. As of 2023, the levy will likely even fall, Agora Energiewende’s EEG surcharge...
We are strengthening our team to promote cooperation between “Brussels” and “Berlin” and help drive the energy transition in Europe.
A study for Agora Energiewende shows the possible interactions of different capacity mechanisms on either side of the Rhine. Price impacts are limited to a few hours per year.
New study: The German power system will have to cope with challenging situations, such as the one occurring exceptionally on March 20, on a more regular basis in 15 years
The two country profiles “France” and “Germany” provide an overview of the structures and power systems of both countries.
By 2025, solar power in sunny regions of the world will be cheaper than power from coal or gas / Success depends on stable regulatory conditions
The rapid introduction of a market stability reserve (MSR) may support CO2 prices in the medium term. But analysis on the basis of recent emissions data of 2013 and 2014 suggests that even with an ambitious MSR the emissions...
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".
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...