„This is incredibly ambitious“

Every three years, the World Energy Council explores possible developments of the global energy system under different scenarios. Tom Kober, head of the Energy Economics Group at PSI and one of the lead authors of the study, explains what the individual projections mean and how global warming could be mitigated. Since 2010, the World Energy Council has been developing these World Energy Scenarios and publishing them every three years…

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Long-Term Wet Bioenergy Resources: Drivers and Projections until 2050

In the energy sector, decisions and technology implementations often necessitate a mid- to long-term perspective. Thus, reliable assessments of future resource availability are needed to support the decision-making process. In Switzerland, similarly to other countries, only a limited part of the available wet biomass feedstock is currently used for anaerobic digestion. Understanding potential future trajectories of the available biomass amount is…

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Swiss Biomass Potentials on map.geo.admin.ch

All biomass potentials (woody and non-woody) and all biogas plant locations are now available online as maps. The SCCER BIOSWEET team at the WSL has published the data together with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy on the mapping platform of the Swiss Confederation (map.geo.admin.ch). The maps show…

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