Projects

The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

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Expert Opinion on Important Safety Aspects of High-level Radioactive Waste Interim Storage

Project manager: Kallenbach-Herbert, B.
End of project: 12 / 2017

This expert opinion for the German “Nationales Begleitgremium” deals with the following main topics in connection with the interim storage of high-level radioactive waste in Germany:

  • current safety status of the interim storage…

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Preliminary assessment of reportable events in nuclear installations in Baden-Wuertttemberg

Project manager: Kurth, S.
Start of project: 10 / 2017

The clearing center has been established by the Ministry for the Environment in Baden-Württemberg for the preliminary assessment of reportable events in nuclear installations. The clearing center evaluates incidents with regard to…

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Preparation of a brief expert report on “Energy and resource consumption resulting from digitalisation”

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 12 / 2017

The target of the brief expert report is an assessment on the development of the global demand for energy and resources generated by digitization by the year 2030 and beyond. The assessment takes into account the spread of new digital…

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Expert Assessment of the Ibeto Union Lead Recycling Plant in Nnewi, Nigeria

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 10 / 2017

Expert Assessment of the Ibeto´Union Recycling Plant, Participant and Training at the Training Workshop of ESM of ULAB and Application of the Benchmark Assessment Tool in the Context of Implementing the Basel Convention in Nigeria

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Product Environmental Footprint – Further development and application

Project manager: Prieß, R.
Project staff:  Antony, F.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

The objective of the research project is to monitor, at European level, the further development of the European Commission’s PEF process and of the PEFCRs developed within its framework, as well as of the proposed communication formats…

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Briefing for the ENVI delegataion to Warsaw, Poland on 18-20 September 2017

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
End of project: 09 / 2017

The project is a briefing for the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee in the European Paliament for a delegation visit to Warsaw, Poland, on 18-20 September 2017. The purpose of the briefing is to provide an overview…

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Development of criteria and manufacturers’ recommendations for a support programme on photovoltaik battery storage systems launched by EWS (Elektrizitätswerke Schönau).

Project manager: Graulich, K.
End of project: 11 / 2017

In view of a new financial support program for photovoltaic-battery saving, Elektrizitätswerke Schönau would like to focus on storage systems and manufacturers that positively distinguish themselves with regard to environmental…

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To publication "Entwicklung von Kriterien und Herstellerempfehlungen für ein Förderprogramm der EWS zu Photovoltaik-Batteriespeichern"

Multiple Framework Service Contract for the Provision of External Expertise on Regulatory and Policy Issues in the Field of Energy and Climate Change Policies (Lot-4)

Project manager: Siemons, A.
End of project: 12 / 2017

Expert opinion regarding the approval for the conditioning and interim storage of radioactive waste of third parties in the interim storage facility 'Zwischenlager Nord (ZLN)'

Project manager: Küppers, C.
End of project: 10 / 2017

In the Zwischenlager Nord (ZLN) also wastes of third parties are stored, which are to be conditioned there. It is examined whether a maximum duration of interim storage of waste from third parties at the ZLN extended from 5 years to 10…

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Transport and transfer behaviour of long-lived Radionuclides along the causal chain groundwater-soil-surface-plant taking into account long-term climatic changes

Project manager: Ustohalova, V.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

The project focuses on the generation of reliable data with regard to the repository safety and on the estimation of the expected public exposure arising from the agricultural land use in the area of the repository far field in a long…

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Setting an Emissions Cap for Mexico's Emission Trading System

Project manager: Healy, S.
End of project: 11 / 2017

The Mexican government is currently analyzing and identifying the necessary policies and actions for achieving their NDC. The Climate Change Law (LGCC, 2012) allows the Ministry for the Environment (SEMARNAT), with the participation of…

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Evaluation EU import data for HFCs from different sources to support the implementation of the F-gas Regulation

Project manager: Jörß, W.
End of project: 11 / 2017

Evaluating the impact of Energy Management Systems (EnMS)

Project manager: Köhler, A.
End of project: 11 / 2017

Evaluating the impact of Energy Management Systems (EnMS) and the alternative systems specified in Annex 2 to the German regulation “Spitzenausgleich-Effizienzsystemverordnung (SpaEfV)” on ener-gy efficiency, the reduction of the…

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SME innovative – collaborative project on resource efficiency: UpcyclePET - Development of innovative processes and formulations designed for the upcycling of PET-bottles and blister recyclates for high-tech plastic applications, TV 2: assessment of susta

Project manager: Köhler, A.
End of project: 07 / 2019

The aim of this project is the development of a resource-efficient and at the same time economic procedure tailored to the upgrading of PET for the production of long glass fiber-reinforced plastics which are the basis of PET bottles.…

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Data collection on the environmental impact of cloud computing (eco-cloud computing) on the basis of a life-cycle approach

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Start of project: 08 / 2017

In the project, tools will be developed on the basis of LCA methods in order to determine the environmental impact of data centers. In this context, allocation rules are being developed in order to be able to allocate the consumption…

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Analysis and aggregation of Member States information on climate finance received unter the Monitoring Mechanism Regualation (MMR)

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
End of project: 03 / 2018

Study on updating data underpinning the Green Vision Scenario

Project manager: Matthes, F.
End of project: 09 / 2017

Briefing for the ENVI delegataion to the Porto Marghera refinery in Venice on 17-19 July 2017

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
End of project: 07 / 2017

Zero-Emissions heavy duty freight vehicles

Project manager: Hacker, F.
End of project: 12 / 2018

Briefing on "The key issues at stake at the 71th session of the IMO MEPC 71"

Project manager: Graichen, J.
End of project: 07 / 2017
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