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12.04.2022 By Julius Glaser and Zoe Holdt
Hydrogen vehicles are characterised by short refuelling times, long driving ranges and powerful acceleration. They enable emission-free mobility that’s in line with sustainable energy transition. You’ll learn what this is all about in our blog post.
07.04.2022 By Ilias El Haouati, Simon Bächle and Ellen Szczepaniak
Again and again, it’s claimed that Germany is under threat of experiencing a blackout due to renewable energies. But is this true? What causes a blackout, and how likely is it? We’ll answer this question in our blog post.
05.04.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
Robert Habeck, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, declared the early warning level of the Emergency Plan for Gas on 30 March 2022. In this blog post, we’d like to inform you of what this means for the security of supply in our country, what effects it can have on industry as well as private households, what the plan actually is and what processes it entails.
30.03.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
Sustainability, price pressure and new technologies – these are the three concerns that are permeating the energy sector. Using new technologies is essential to addressing these three challenges equally. Cloud computing is an interesting technology in this regard. In our blog post, we will show you the potential that cloud computing can unlock for the energy sector.
22.03.2022 By Julius Glaser and Zoe Holdt
Above all, using green hydrogen as a sustainable and climate-neutral energy carrier may be the key to a more sustainable energy economy. In our blog post, you’ll find out why it’s more important than ever for policymakers to think beyond short-term actions.
11.03.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
For weeks, the issue of rising energy prices has been a constant presence in the media and the attack on Ukraine by Russian troops has now added to the urgency of the issue. The German federal government has announced that it will abolish the levy under the German Renewable Energy Sources Act as of 1 July 2022 in order to relieve the financial burden on electricity customers. In our blog post, we will explain what other consequences abolishing the levy might have.
24.02.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
The smart meter rollout has been causing some ambivalence in the energy sector for many years – a lot of hustle, a lot of work and, at the same time, a lot of standing still. If you believe the words of Arne Schönborn, President of the German Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI), a milestone in the digitalisation of the energy transition has now been reached. In this blog post, we explain what this milestone is and what it means for the smart meter rollout seven years after the publication of the German Act on the Digitalisation of the Energy Transition (Gesetz zur Digitalisierung der Energiewende, GDEW).
17.02.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
Achieving Germany’s ambitious climate targets is currently the talk of the town. One of the measures announced by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz, BMWi) as part of this are carbon contracts for difference (CCfD). We explain what this is all about in our blog post.
28.01.2022 By Stephen Lorenzen, Georg Benhöfer and Lars Zimmermann
By creating the opening balance sheet on climate protection, Robert Habeck, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economics and Climate Action, has made it clear that there is still a lot to be done to achieve Germany’s climate targets. We have taken a look at the paper presented by Habeck and summarised the most important points in our blog post.