Climate Neutrality

What changes accompany the transformation of the energy system?

Through the “Green Deal”, the EU has set itself the goal of climate neutrality by 2050. To achieve the targets, all applications in the consumption sectors (private households, commerce, industry, and transport) that are currently still based on fossil fuels must be decarbonized. On the way there, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have to be reduced by 55% (compared to 1990) by 2030. Concrete instruments are required to achieve these goals, for which the EU has adopted the “EU FitFor55” catalog of measures. In current projects, we evaluate the contribution of various measures, taking into account their effects on the entire energy system, and derive options for action on the path to a climate-neutral energy system.

Specifically, we look at the following questions:

  • What steps are needed on the way to a climate-neutral energy system?
  • What changes need to occur in the consumption sectors?
  • How should the current reform proposals in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) be evaluated?
  • What do the measures in “EU FitFor55” mean in concrete terms?
  • What are the effects of implementing measures in the overall system?
  • How resilient is the energy system to changes caused by climate change?

Below You Will Find our News, Publications, and Projects on the Topic

More News on Topic (2)

  • The Route to Climate Neutrality with Hydrogen for Bavaria's Chemical Triangle
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  • eXtremOS - Digital Closing Event a Complete Success with up to 250 Participants!
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More Publications on Topic (5)

  • Event at the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Regional De-velopment and Energy
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  • Info: What is the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities?
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  • Series of articles concerning hydrogen: What contribution can hydrogen make to the energy transition?
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  • Participative aspects in the smart energy system - between theory and practice
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  • Application-based energy and emission balances for Europe
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More Projects on Topic (3)

  • Trans4Real – Knowledge transfer of the living labs for the energy transition
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  • The Future of Sector Coupling at the Municipal Level - ZuSkE
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  • Decarbonization Network – dekarbN
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