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dena analysis: Testing and seizing artificial intelligence opportunities for the integrated energy transition

dena analysis evaluates nine areas of application for AI in the energy sector / Benefit and sustainability must determine the use of AI / AI simplifies access for active consumers

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New publication: Sustainable Electricity Sources

Position paper on the elaboration and implementation of sustainability criteria for power sources in powerfuels production as defined in the RED II

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China and the EU – new alliances for climate action?

2020 should have been the 'climate super year', but the COVID-19 virus has massively disrupted major economic areas. How can the EU and China forge new alliances for more climate action?

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dena Energiewende-Kongress 2020

The dena conference of energy revolution is the leading intersectoral event for the integrated energy transition. We will unite professionals of the energy system transformation from a wide range of sectors with the headline ”The Future is Now”. The dena congress aims to connect actors in politics, economics, science, research, multipliers and start-ups.

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Annual Conference - Financing Powerfuels Pathways

This year’s Powerfuels Conference will bring together professionals in finance, business practitioners, researchers and policy experts to discuss and define the next steps towards a meaningful market development.

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China and the EU – new alliances for climate action?
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China and the EU – new alliances for climate action?

On the 6th of October 2020, high-ranking experts from politics, science and civil society discussed the potential of a Chinese-EU alli-ances for better climate action at the event organised by the Federal Foreign Office (AA) and the German Energy Agency (dena).

Backbone of the energy transition
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Backbone of the energy transition

The integrated energy transition is based on a key foundation: an integrated infrastructure. The existing cable and pipeline systems for electricity, gas, heat and liquid energy carriers must be better interlinked, and further development must be coordinated across all systems. This will be a long road. Initial efforts indicate where the journey might lead.

Articifial intelligence
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Articifial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in the energy industry - for example to control electricity grids.

Integrated Energy Transition
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Integrated Energy Transition

The dena study on Integrated Energy Transitioaims to give orientation about investments and future-compliant business models in an integrated energy system.

“Electricity is the new oil”
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“Electricity is the new oil”

The World Energy Council has recently published its annual World Energy Issues Monitor, which identifies stress points affecting the global energy transition. We took the opportunity to talk with the Council’s secretary general, Christoph Frei, about the topics that are most important to us regarding the transformation of the energy system.

Hotels and hostels
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Hotels and hostels

Hotels and hostels face stiff competition. Those who wish to set themselves apart need good arguments. An increasing number of hoteliers see sustainable management as a way to gain an edge over competition. Four model enterprises have collaborated with dena to work out how resource-friendly management can be communicated to guests.

Energy efficiency in Kazakhstan
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Energy efficiency in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has set specific energy efficiency targets. Germany’s experience in the energy transition and its advanced technology make it a much sought-after partner. During dena’s ‘German Energy Dialogue’ on 11 and 12 July in Astana, representatives of both countries exchanged ideas and information on questions relating to a sustainable energy industry.

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017
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Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

At the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017, decision-makers and experts from 80 countries discussed ways of securing the world’s future energy supplies. But what role does dena – the German Energy Agency – play in this?

“I believe in simple solutions”
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“I believe in simple solutions”

ColdHubs provides solar-powered cooling systems that help farmers in off-grid areas in Nigeria to maintain and extend the life of their harvest. Founder and CEO Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is the recipient of this year’s special prize “Start Up SDG7” (UN-target Sustainable Energy for All)” as part of the Start Up Energy Transition Awards.

Startups
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Startups

With their innovative business models, startups are playing a key role in climate protection and the energy transition. That’s why dena is now encouraging young companies with an international award. In this way, it’s creating a global network for founders, investors and other stakeholders at the same time.

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