In rail transport, the majority of traffic is already powered by electricity. What needs to be done to make the necessary power supply as sustainably as possible?
This European project tackles the issue of mobility in rural regions affected by demographic change through improved integration of mobility structures and the implementation of regional and local Mobility Centres.
IKEM took part in the assessment of the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP) aimed at improving the organization's contribution to energy efficiency.
IKEM has been involved in several projects concerning the evaluation and optimization of Germany's Renewable Energy Law (EEG Erfahrungsbericht).
With combined DC-AC fast charging stations, electric mobility can also succeed in long-distance transportation.
On behalf of the Federal Environment Ministry, IKEM examined how the legal framework for achieving the climate protection objectives can be designed most effectively.
IKEM analyses the best ways to achieve an optimal interconnection of existing energy systems and the establishment of a regional electricity rate that is covered completely by renewable energies.
IKEM analyzed integrated mobility concepts in rural areas for the model regions Oderland, Peenetal-Loitz and Spessart.
To avoid the social hardships of being excluded from the power supply, IKEM investigates alternatives that provide sufficient security to all parties.
How does the frame for a coherent efficiency policy need to look like? Commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, IKEM’s 2016 study provides answers.
The IKEM provides legal accompanying research for the project "Electromobility for trucks - better environmental protection for agglomerations"
The cross-border expansion of renewable energies increases the need for coordination in grid development and operation. IKEM analyzes how these processes can be controlled most efficiently.
The connection of revitalized wetlands and agricultural use and has great potential for climate protection.
The research project is dedicated to the interlinking of on-demand and regular public transport with digital mobility services - a technology that will also be important for the integration of autonomous vehicles in the future.
IKEM analyzed the current state of climate protection law in Germany and designed new regulatory approaches for a modern climate change law.
The availability and easy use of charging infrastructure is an crucial part of electromobility. In the research project ANS, IKEM examines the use of charging stations in Berlin and the impact of a tariff conversion from time-based prices to flat rates.
How can the involvement of local actors contribute to increased public acceptance and efficiency in the context of energy system optimization?
IKEM contributed to a training project in the Balkans which aims to develop capacity for the evaluation of energy policy alternatives.
By implementing low-carbon solutions, the project aims to contribute to the efficiency and sustainability of transport in the South Baltic Region.
IKEM analyses the processes of transformation between electricity and other energy carriers as well as their potential for creating a more sustainable energy system. This project is part of the federal research initiative “Kopernikus”.
Despite European initiatives cross-border rail traffic still faces many obstacles. With the project Streamline, IKEM aims to simplify the process associated with obtaining a license to operate railway vehicles by identifying the legal bottlenecks and investigating the role of relevant actors.
For the success of the energy transition, the legal framework has to be adjusted. IKEM's study suggests ways for future legislation.
The project focusses on reduction of CO2-emissions and enhancement of energy efficiency in public lighting. In cooperation with the University of Greifswald, IKEM will develop financing models and clarify of the legal framework for dynamic lighting.
Sustainable urban mobility through electric mobility, intermodality and intelligent parking.
A coordinated offshore electricity grid concept for the Baltic Sea aims to increase and optimize the use of the region's offshore wind energy potential.
Expansion of urban electric mobility by improving infrastructure and introducing innovative practical concepts.
The development of autonomous driving is still at the very beginning. IKEM already participates in research projects in order to get this technology out on the street.
IKEM assists various national governments and authorities in preparatory activities for Green Climate Fund climate financing projects.
Das IKEM stellt sich den Herausforderungen der Energiewende mit der Projektplattform Lokale Energie: In den von ihr gesteuerten Energiewendeprojekten werden lokale Grünstrom-Erzeuger, Vermarkter und Verbraucher zusammengebracht. So sollen Bürger, Unternehmen und die gesamte Region von der Erzeugung erneuerbarer Energie profitieren.
Energy agencies detect energy saving potential and invest in renewable energy sources. IKEM has investigated the optimal conditions for the establishment of such a state-owned institution.
The spread of electric mobility offers numerous economic and environmental opportunities. In order to achieve this, viable economic concepts are needed.
Emissionsarme und finanziell tragbare Entwicklungskonzepte für den Gebäudesektor müssen Teil einer nachhaltigen Wachstumsstrategie sein.
Together with the Fraunhofer Institute IWES, IKEM has prepared a study on the sustainable development of e-mobility for the Federal Environment Ministry.
in cooperation with the Center for Rural Mobility at the University of Wismar, IKEM developed solutions for the revitalization of public transport in rural areas.
IKEM is part of a consortium which develops concepts for an improved system integration of renewable energy through heat sector coupling ("Power-to-Heat") in Eastern Germany.
Legally compliant and economical concepts for the energetic use of biomethane and biogas
Germany’s northeastern regions are showcasing concepts for intelligent and sustainable energy production. IKEM provides scientific support for the project by analyzing relevant legal barriers for the participants.