energy policy instruments

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Energy policy instruments

A major focus of e-think’s work is the analysis of the effects of energy policy instruments and the corresponding optimal design to meet future energy policy goals. The analyses encompass the effects of taxes, subsidies and standards for several end uses as well as the investigation of the efficiency and effectiveness of various promotion strategies for RES. Moreover, e-think analyzes the interactions between several instruments and extracts optimal policy portfolios from society’s point-of-view.

Projects:

HotMaps – Heating and Cooling: Open Source Tool for Mapping and Planning of Energy Systems

HotMaps will develop, demonstrate and disseminate a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in-line with EU policies. … more


Renewables Energies versus Nuclear Power – Comparing Financial Support

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The European Union is divided on the issue of electricity production. While there is consensus that generation technologies need to be low on greenhouse gas- emissions, … more



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