Samarth Kumar

Analyst International Energy Data and Modelling

Samarth Kumar works as an analyst in the International Energy Data and Modelling Hub of Agora Energiewende. He seeks to bring insights from data and modelling to help accelerate global knowledge transfer for the energy transition. Simultaneously, he is a PhD candidate at TU Dresden focused on security of supply in the electricity market.

Before joining Agora, Samarth was a research scholar at an interdisciplinary Boysen TU-Dresden Research Training Group. He has published scientific papers in diverse fields including energy economics, communication science and geo-informatics systems with the focus on energy transition.

Samarth did a dual master’s programme from EIT-InnoEnergy. He has a Master’s degree in Energy Technologies, and Energy Engineering and Management from KIT Karlsruhe and IST, Lisbon respectively. His master thesis was in techno-economic analysis of Power-to-Heat systems. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from IIT, Hyderabad.

In Europa ist im vergangenen Jahr laut einer Studie erstmals mehr Strom aus erneuerbarer Energien als aus fossilen Brennstoffen erzeugt worden: deutschlandfunk.de/studie-in-euro… #Energiewende #Klimaschutz #Klimakrise #Klimawandel

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@EmberClimate

25 January

9. The rise in renewables was robust despite the pandemic. Wind and solar increased by 51 terawatt-hours in 2020. However, Europe needs to add 100 TWh *every year* this decade to meet 2030 emissions targets. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/aqCFyl2kGq

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25 January

8. Nuclear generation fell a record 10% in 2020, as problems in France and Belgium combined with permanent closures in Sweden and Germany. This was the biggest fall since at least 1990, and possibly ever. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/FOmGVHwZOl

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