Climate Neutrality

How can climate targets be achieved as cost-effectively as possible?

To achieve national climate goals, drastic reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are needed in all sectors of the energy system. Various measures are available for implementation. Efficiency improvements, the expansion of renewable energies, increasing electrification, synthetic and biogenic energy sources, as well as the capture of CO2 are considered vital building blocks for a sustainable energy system. In addition to the contribution to CO2 reduction, cost efficiency is central to the choice of measures. An overall increase in demand due to cost savings and other rebound effects must be minimized. With the help of our models, we show which actions can make an essential contribution to a cost-efficient and climate-neutral energy system. 

Specifically, we consider the following questions:

  • Which measures can be used to reduce GHG emissions?
  • What role do rebound effects play in the implementation of measures?
  • Where can GHG emissions be reduced most cost-effectively?
  • How can I include external costs caused by GHG emissions?
  • What can a climate-neutral energy system look like?

Below you will find our news, publications, and projects on the topic

More News on Topic (2)

  • Three Awards for FfE-Networks and Participants at the Annual AGEEN Meeting
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  • The Route to Climate Neutrality with Hydrogen for Bavaria's Chemical Triangle
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More Publications on Topic (23)

  • Heating cost comparison
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  • Framework of the transformation in ChemDelta Bavaria - status report of the H2-Reallabor Burghausen project
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  • Municipal heating plan for Stuttgart: How can the city of Stuttgart become climate-neutral by 2035?
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  • Series of articles Carbon Management: What does carbon management mean?
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  • Info: What is the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities?
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More Projects on Topic (5)

  • Municipal heating plan for Stuttgart: How can the city of Stuttgart become climate-neutral by 2035?
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  • Bid-E-V | Bidirectional Electric Vans
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  • ELINA - Deployment of Dynamic Inductive Charging Infrastructure in Public Transport
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  • Climate-neutral Heat Supply in Munich 2035
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  • Decarbonization Network – dekarbN
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