Future Energies Science Match

As an official science partner of the Tagesspiegel, we cordially invite you to join us on December 1 at the Future Energies Science Match 2021 in Kiel’s Wunderino Arena. Register for free via this link, and either be there on site or follow the most efficient energy research summit digitally and thereby actively shape the […]

ENGAGE kick-off: social innovation – now!

The evidence is in: a clear majority of Germans support renewable energy expansion (82%) and view the energy transition as a collaborative effort that requires everyone to do their share (83%). At the same time, many perceive the actual implementation process as chaotic and unfair and criticise the lack of opportunities for civil society to […]

Let’s get MUV’ing!

In Germany, cars claim many thousands of square kilometres of street space for driving (and parking). The UBA project Measures for the Rededication and Redistribution of Traffic Areas (MUV) is exploring the potential for alternative uses of these areas. Researchers are analysing approaches to improve quality of life in cities by promoting active mobility and […]

ESRa: for an energy transition that’s equitable – and custom-made

How do we design a transition that leaves no one behind? Since April 2020, IKEM and its partners in the ‘Energiewende im Sozialen Raum’ (ESRa) project have analysed differences between regional development potential in Berlin and the district of Spree-Neiße.   After six months of careful work, project participants are preparing their recommendations for publication. Jana Karras, a research associate in IKEM’s Energy Efficiency and Climate Finance Team, gives us a sneak peek.    IKEM’s […]