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.
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
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".
An analysis of power market prices in 2013 shows that wholesale prices in Germany are among the lowest in Europe
An analysis of power market prices in 2013 shows that wholesale prices in Germany are among the lowest in Europe. While the competitiveness of European energy-intensive industries is currently a subject of heated debate, this...
Study shows: A reduction of electricity consumption of 10 to 35 percent withing the next 20 years will save Germany billions of euros – more and more each year.
With its report on the Polish power system, Agora Energiewende launches a series of country profiles on the power sectors in several key European countries. These reports provide an overview on structure, main features and future...
New regulation of exemptions avoids EU-State aid procedure.
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...