Dr. Gerd Rosenkranz

Author/ Senior Associate Key Issues (until March 2017)

Gerd  Rosenkranz
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Dr. Gerd Rosenkranz joined Agora in 2014, after heading the department of politics and public relations at the Berlin-based environmental NGO, Deutsche Umwelthilfe (German Environmental Aid), since 2004. Previously, he worked for more than 20 years as a journalist for national daily and weekly newspapers. From 1999 until 2004, he covered environment and energy policy as a staff correspondent for the news magazine Der Spiegel, having written for the Berlin daily taz since 1988. Dr. Rosenkranz holds a doctorate in materials science and graduate diploma in metallurgical engineering. He was a scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Materials Science in Stuttgart from 1975 to 1981 and earned a graduate communications and journalism degree from the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim.

German power market developments June 2020 vs. June 2019: More electricity from natural gas while coal-fired generation is massively reduced. Electricity demand continues to be weak and also renewables lose compared to June 2019. pic.twitter.com/nBCHDHiU2Z

Strommarkt-Vergleich Juni 2020/Juni 2019: Deutlich mehr Strom aus Erdgas, Kohleverstromung lässt hingegen massiv nach. Stromverbrauch weiter gering und auch EE verlieren im Vergleich zum Vorjahresmonat. pic.twitter.com/EwlRsuZyBQ

German power generation in June 2020: Renewables (especially PV) have a hard time beating the exceptionally hot June 2019. However, due to the continued weaker electricity demand, the share remains at 46%. Most powerful force is natural gas, lignite only ranks 3rd. pic.twitter.com/WOo46yt3y5

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