Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI
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energy sources provide chances for companies which means that worldwide
investments are increasing. The Business Unit Renewable Energies
evaluates the contribution of renewable energies to climate protection;
security of supply as well as competitiveness, draws up scenarios for future
development and studies the design of energy policy instruments. Coordinator of
the Business Unit is Dr. Mario Ragwitz.
Climate change will affect all areas of society in the long term. Energy and climate policy therefore increasingly intermeshes with other policy fields. The Business Unit Energy and Climate Policy focuses on the design of energy and climate policy instruments and their impact on innovations, the environment, industry and society. Coordinator of the Business Unit is Barbara Schlomann, Dipl. oec.
Integrating increasing amounts of fluctuating electricity from renewable energy sources poses growing challenges for markets and infrastructures. Analyzing and developing strategies for policy-makers and enterprises in the electricity sector is a crucial task for the Business Unit Electricity Markets and Infrastructures . Coordinator of the Business Unit is Dr. Frank Sensfuß.