Author Archives: Anne Höh

Trialog report “Building renovation: not only good for the climate – what are the additional benefits worth?

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By the year 2050, Germany’s building stock should be “almost climate-neutral”. To achieve this, it is necessary to renovate older buildings in such a way that they become energy-efficient buildings. Currently, only about 1% of the building envelope is renovated every year. Why? In order for renovation measures

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Trialog: “Sustainable on the move – making mobility attractive now”

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How can we move to towards sustainable transport and mobility systems in Germany that contribute as effectively as possible to the achievement of global sustainability goals? For this purpose, the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform organized a Trialog on 19 June 2019 in Berlin with the working group “mobility” of

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The five European pairs of municipalities for the project “Energiewende PartnerStadt” are chosen!

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We congratulate the five pairs of municipalities selected for the project “Energiewende PartnerStadt”. The project “Energiewende PartnerStadt” started in 2017 as a pilot project and supports planned or existing partner municipalities in the field of renewable energies.  This year, the jury, consisting of the representatives of the Federal

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Project start „Energiewende twinning towns“ – local knowledge shared across Europe

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With the project „Energiewende twinning towns“ the German Renewable Energies Agency and the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform support European twinning municipalities looking for inspiration through exchange. The project is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and aims to strengthen the network and broaden the knowledge of European municipalities

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10th Trialog on the energy transition: Flexible, secure, efficient – the electricity market of the future

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Electricity produced by renewables is supposed to become the most important source of energy in the future. But the German market design needs to be adapted to further integrate renewables into the energy system and to reach the climate targets of 2030.  In the Trialog “Electricity market 2.0.

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Current debate in EU’s parliament and Trialog on the Governance of the Energy Union

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On November 28, 2017 the European Parliament’s Industry and Energy Committee (ITRE) voted for the modification of two directives, which both affect the EU’s energy policy target corridor for 2030: Regarding efficiency they agreed on a 40% efficiency goal until 2030 (compared to 1990) and binding national targets.

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