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23.01.2023 By Ellen Szczepaniak, Simon Bächle and Timo Hartmann

Winter and renewable energies – is that a contradiction in terms?

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The German energy transition is pursuing the goal that the share of electricity consumed from renewable energies should be at least 80 per cent by 2030. But can renewable energies also reliably generate electricity in the cold, dark depths of winter when outside is a never-ending barrage of rain, ice and snow? To what extent do these factors impact the power plants and what solutions are out there? In this blog post, we will take a look at the most important influences and impacts on renewable energies.

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20.01.2023 By Ellen Szczepaniak, Zoe Holdt and Simon Bächle

APV – the best of both worlds

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The expansion of photovoltaic plants needs to be accelerated to make the energy transition a success. But with an increasing lack of suitable land, the question arises whether to use it for agriculture or to generate electricity. Agrophotovoltaics allows areas of land to be used for two purposes simultaneously: photovoltaic modules on stilts generate electricity and at the same time, the land beneath them can be used for agriculture. But how does it work and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

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The German Online Access Act (Onlinezugangsgesetz, OZG), which was adopted in 2017, was intended to provide support for digitalisation and make a number of the administrative services provided by the German federal government and the German states electronically accessible by the end of 2022 – including in the healthcare system. But how does this look in practice? What has already been done and where is there still room for improvement? I will answer these questions in my blog post.

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There is also a ‘war for talent’ in the insurance industry, as it is becoming more and more of a challenge to find qualified staff to fill certain positions. Along with factors such as salary, reputation, security and further training opportunities, the work-life balance is the critical factor when choosing an employer. In my blog post, I will explain why the megatrend of new work is also an important topic in the insurance industry.

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Agility is no longer a foreign concept nowadays. Insurance companies have to be flexible and agile now, with their tried and tested business models standing in the way of this. What are the hurdles that arise when these two worlds collide? I will be answering this very question in the following blog post.

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13.01.2023 By Ellen Szczepaniak, Zoe Holdt and Simon Bächle

Hydropower – the old lady of renewable energies

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People have been harnessing the power of water for thousands of years. Today, hydropower plants are one of the cornerstones of our electricity supply, and this old and proven technology will play a key role in the energy transition. This blog post will explain how hydropower works and what types there are.

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Support for people in need of care is coming – the first digital care applications (DiPAs) will soon be available! These smartphone or web applications may be reimbursed by nursing care fund. But what do I need to know to be able to develop a DiPA? Answers to this question are given in this blog post.

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09.01.2023 By Stephen Lorenzen, Maximilian Hammes and Jonas Schnorrenberg

‘Emergency Plan for Gas’ – What will happen if the emergency level is declared

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We have already explained the early warning and alert levels of the Emergency Plan for Gas in previous blog posts. The next stage is the emergency level – but what does that mean? When will this level be declared? And how likely is it that it will be declared at all? This blog post will answer all of these questions.

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04.01.2023 By Michael Greiwe

Returns and their pitfalls

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The word ‘return’ is often used as a synonym for both expected and historical returns, but the two are fundamentally different. This blog post will explain the definition of the two terms and how they are to be understood.

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