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Records with renewables, but once again no progress on CO2 emissions – 2017 was a year of mixed success for the energy transition

Agora Energiewende evaluates the 2017 electricity year: Wind power increases massively and overtakes coal and nuclear / Rising energy and electricity...

Call for French-German Energy Transition Alliance

Germany and France should forge an energy transition alliance – this is the key conclusion of a call to action by three think tanks published shortly...

The energy transition wins: Comparing the costs of a 100% renewables system vs. coal or gas power systems

The Berlin-based think tank Agora Energiewende presents a thought experiment: what would electricity cost in 2050 if we stopped the renewable energy...

More Renewables, Less Coal and Improved Energy Efficiency

A new report from Agora Energiewende finds rapid changes in China’s power system

Coal-fired power stations are not necessarily a barrier to the expansion of renewable energy

Old plants can be made more flexible at reasonable expense, allowing countries with a high percentage of coal-based electricity to make a smooth...

Renewable energies enable EU climate target achievement at lower cost

Agora Energiewende has critically assessed the cost assumptions for wind and solar in the modelling for the „Clean Energy for All Europeans“-Package