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GES background paper on hydrogen expansion in Germany

3. May 2024

In order to be competitive, the production of green hydrogen requires very favourable electricity production costs. This is not the case in Germany. Due to the lack of cost-effective base-load power plants and the system costs of the volatility of PV and wind power plants, domestic green hydrogen will remain expensive in the future. Prices […]

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News in Brief May 2024

3. May 2024

At this point, some news of the last few weeks will be addressed which, from GES’ point of view, are reason for hope because they contain building blocks of a possible global solution and / or could help to develop a realistic view of the challenges ahead of us. In an interview with Dr Daniel […]

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Make the most of the HVO 100 opportunity!

5. April 2024

The advantages of HVO: The fuel can be used immediately. And it can be used within the existing infrastructure: vehicles, filling stations, logistics, etc. HVO is also a climate-friendly solution for trucks that are hardly suitable for electromobility. If HVO were to replace five to ten percent of fossil diesel in Germany, 4.5 to nine […]

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New paper on building with wood

29. December 2023

The study by GES and FAWn for Viebrockhaus states: “Taking into account other areas of use, wood will make a contribution to climate adaptation – but avoiding 10 per cent of today’s CO2 emissions will probably already be a lot. This has to do with the enormous building volumes that will have to be realised […]

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GES at the Vienna Energy & Climate Forum 2023

20. November 2023

Global Energy Solutions presented its reference solution at the International Vienna Energy & Climate Forum 2023 on 3 November. Christof von Branconi, CEO of GES, explained the main features of the concept in a presentation. Three international experts from the Counsel for the Energy Transition and Franz Josef Radermacher commented. Moderator: Tobias Orthen. The recording […]

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CEF Study: Carbon Management

1. November 2023

We refer here to the study of the Clean Energy Forum (CEF) Carbon Management, edited by Friedbert Pflüger, with contributions by Prof. Hans-Joachim Kümpel, Prof. Franz Josef Radermacher of GES and Prof. Reinhard Hüttl.

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News in brief October 2023

6. October 2023

At this point, some news of the last few weeks will be addressed which, from GES’ point of view, are reason for hope because they contain building blocks of a possible global solution and / or could help to develop a realistic view of the challenges ahead of us. In the final declaration of the […]

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Basis documentation of the GES reference solution published

1. September 2023

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Global Energy Solutions has developed a reference solution for a global climate-neutral and prosperity-creating energy system. It shows a path that enables ten billion people to live in freedom with adequate prosperity in social balance, an intact environment and a stable climate […]

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GES reference solution: Extended OECD, China Club and Challenge Group as the basis of the model

4. August 2023

Where are the major challenges in solving global energy and climate issues? GES assumes that the rich countries will achieve their goal of climate neutrality for the year 2050 on their own, if only because of their economic and technical potential. The same applies to countries like China and Russia, which have also set themselves […]

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Rainforest protection, reforestation and restoration of degraded soils: building blocks of the GES reference model

7. July 2023
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Nature-based solutions for binding CO2 play a decisive role in climate protection. The aim is to preserve, relieve and expand the absorption capacity of the biosphere. In addition to their positive impact on the climate, nature-based solutions have many positive effects in terms of the 2030 Agenda, with the potential to create several trillion US […]

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