For more than 15 years, the districts of Kościerzyna (PL) and Marburg-Biedenkopf (D) have maintained a European town partnership in order to bring European issues such as the energy transition on the local agenda through the exchange of ideas and measures. The workshop in the Polish twin city
The project “Participatory Development Strategy for Lusatia” funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) focused on how the coal phase-out in Lusatia could increasingly be perceived by local citizens as an opportunity. Coal has long been making a significant contribution to
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
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
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.
The energy system is becoming increasingly interconnected and digital. In addition to opportunities, this also entails risks. How can critical energy infrastructures be redesigned to create a secure and smart energy system? At the seventh Energy Trialog, experts of the academy project “Energy Systems of the Future” discussed
On our Trialog last Friday we discussed controversially on the topic “Correctly assess and use bioenergy potentials, reduce side effects. How to design a long-term bioenergy strategy? “. You can find the press release here (in German only).
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.
Do we already know enough to decide on tomorrow’s urban mobility? Do we need more electric vehicles or a better public transport? How does autonomous driving change our cities? And who should decide these questions? Find out more in our report on the Trialog “Setting a path for