Below is an overview of the topics usually dealt with during the summer semester. In the login area, the schedule and required reading are available under schedule/readings and additional readings Additionally, results from class discussions are posted under resources. The interal area is only available to students enrolled in the course.
- Towards a low-carbon economy: visions and targets, policies and politics of Germany’s Energiewende
- Leading the transformation: The renewable energy sources act (EEG)
- The Energiewende in the European and global context: An example of multi-level governance
- Is the Energiewende on track? Insights from the monitoring process
- Which future for coal in low-carbon Germany?
- Nuclear power and its cost: what is the cost of the nuclear legacy, and who should pay for it?
- Controversies around the Energiewende: The case of bioenergy
- Can carbon pricing drive the Energiewende? The role of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
- Post-carbon cities of tomorrow: Planning for smarter, energy-efficient urban areas
- From nuclear and coal to smart energy services – What is the new role for utilities?
- Electricity markets and their role for the Energiewende
- A macroeconomic look at the Energiewende: implications for investment and distributional impacts