SYSTEM SWITCH DURING OPERATION - an interview with Carsten Agert on sector integration in the field of energy supply

SYSTEM SWITCH DURING OPERATION - an interview with Carsten Agert on sector integration in the field of energy supply

SYSTEM SWITCH DURING OPERATION - an interview with Carsten Agert on sector integration in the field of energy supply

by DLR Institute of Networked Energy Systems

The energy transition has two clear winners so far among renewable energy sources – photovoltaics and wind. In total, renewables now generate approximately 40 percent of Germany’s electricity supply. But how can they be developed nationwide to provide heating and facilitate mobility for both people and goods? How can they replace fossil fuels, which are soon to be abandoned? Carsten Agert, Director of the DLR Institute of Networked Energy Systems, believes the answer lies in sector integration, also known as sector coupling.

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(Changed: 2020-01-23)