Publications

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Decarbonization of on-road freight transport and the role of LNG from a German perspective

authors: Mottschall, M. | Kasten, P. | Rodríguez, F.
Year of publication: 05 / 2020

The use of trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead of diesel is not a suitable measure for climate protection in road freight transport. Even in an optimistic scenario, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions of less than…

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EU Environment and Climate Change Policies

State of play, current and future challenges

Year of publication: 09 / 2019

This study reviews the state of play of on environmental and climate legislation in the EU and pinpoints key challenges for the next five years. Part 1 of this study summarizes the status of EU legislation, major EU targets and…

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Not to be taken for granted: climate protection and sustainability through PtX

Discussion of requirements for and first approaches to developing verification criteria for a climate-friendly and sustainable production of PtX

Year of publication: 07 / 2019

Impulse paper on behalf of BUNDas part of the Copernicus project "P2X“

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Synthetic fuels – How can they support climate protection efficiently?

Requirements and needs for regulation supporting a sustainable use of synthetic fuels

authors: Kasten, P. | Timpe, C.
Year of publication: 01 / 2019

Presentation by Peter Kasten and Christof Timpe, „Fuels of the Future“ conference. Berlin, 21 January 2019

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The changeover from the NEDC to the WLTP and its impact on the effectiveness and the post-2020 update of the CO2 emission standards

authors: Kasten, P. | Blanck, R.
Year of publication: 10 / 2017

The CO2 emission regulation based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) has successfully decreased emissions in chassis dynamometer measurements during type approval procedures. However, CO2 emissions in operation on the road have…

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Improving the accounting of renewable electricity in transport within the new EU Renewable Energy Directive

Policy paper for Transport & Environment

authors: Timpe, C. | Seebach, D. | Bracker, J. | Kasten, P.
Year of publication: 06 / 2017

This policy paper assesses whether the proposed accounting rules for electricity consumed in the transport sector in the draft new EU Renewable Energy Directive are consistent and whether they create appropriate incentives for the…

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Study on Technical Assistance in Realisation of the 2016 Report on Renewable Energy, in preparation of the Renewable Energy Package for the Period 2020 -2030 in the European Union ("RES-Study")

ENER/C1/2014 -688

authors: Bauknecht, D. | Förster, H. | Hünecke, K. | Bracker, J. | Bürger, V. | Cook, V. | Emele, L. | Heinemann, C. | Hesse, T. | Kasten, P. | Keimeyer, F. | Monteforte, M. | Ritter, D. | Schütte, S. | Vogel, M. | Winger, C. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Capros, P. | de Vita, A. | Evangelopoulou, S. | Lescot, D. | Tuille, F. | Courtel, J. | Olesen, A. | Laugesen, F. | Brodsted, M. | Najdawi, C. | Brückmann, R.
Year of publication: 03 / 2017

The objective of this study is to provide technical assistance in the preparation of the 2016 Report on Renewable Energy, in preparation of the Renewable Energy Package for the period 2020-2030 in the European Union. Key findings are:

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Assessing the status of electrification of the road transport passenger vehicles and potential future implications for the environment and European energy system

Specific Contract under Framework Contract EEA/ACC/13/003 - LOT-1 - Final Report: Task 2

authors: Kasten, P. | Bracker, J. | Haller, M. | Purwanto, J.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

Electric vehicles charged with low-emission electricity are one of the key options to reduce emissions in passenger road transport. However, the introduction of electric vehicles will inevitably lead to greater interaction between the…

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Policy mix in the transport sector: What role can the EU ETS play for road transport?

Year of publication: 02 / 2015

This discussion paper focuses on the incorporation of road transport in the EU ETS. Alongside consideration of the effect that its inclusion would have within the transport sector, the effects on other sectors will also be discussed,…

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DEFINE: Development of an Evaluation Framework for the Introduction of Electromobility

Two electromobility scenarios for Germany: Market development and their impact on CO2 emissions of passenger cars in DEFINE

authors: Kasten, P. | Hacker, F.
Year of publication: 11 / 2014

In this report two scenarios are developed to compare the impact of different electric vehicle market developments and to better understand the impact of policy measures for electromobility market support. Three policy measures that…

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Joint DEFINE Policy Brief by Oeko-Institut and DIW Berlin

authors: Gerbaulet, C. | Schill, W. | Kasten, P.
Year of publication: 10 / 2014

In the context of the project DEFINE, Oeko-Institut and DIW Berlin jointly analyzed possible future interactions of the introduction of electromobility with the German power system. We were particularly interested in the impacts of…

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Electromobility: a trigger for market success of carsharing?

author: Kasten, P.
Year of publication: 02 / 2012

Online conference - Our Future Mobility Now, 27 February 2012

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Are electric vehicles the mode of the future? Potentials and environmental impacts

Background paper on electric mobility

Year of publication: 01 / 2012

Yet many questions concerning the environmental and climate benefits of electric mobility remain to be clarified, as do issues of market potentials and user acceptance. The Oeko-Institut has conducted research into these and other…

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