Heat Transition in Germany: Still wishful thinking or already reality?

EuPD Research analyzed consumers' decision-making behavior regarding the purchase of a climate-friendly heating system as part of the study "Heat Transition in Germany - A Status and Potential Analysis of the German Heating Market". The aim of the study is to determine which technologies are most relevant, when and why potential customers decide against purchasing, and where there is a lack of detailed information. more

Manifesto: Call for a successful transition to renewables in the transportation sector

Political course corrections, coupled with the alarming reports on climate conservation, have led the organizers behind Power2Drive Europe and other endorsers to initiate a manifesto. The aim is to deepen the close connection between e-mobility and renewable sources of energy and achieve a sustainable future. more

Photovoltaics become a standard – every second large utility in Germany already offers photovoltaics

The offer for photovoltaic systems through utilities in Germany grew further as compared to 2017. Particularly large utilities have identified the opportunity, as a new analysis in regards to the energy transition by EuPD Research reveals. Contracting offers hereby give utilities the chance to convert a one-time purchase into a long-term business relationship. more

Electric mobility needs new electricity tariffs

Despite a strong growth in 2018, electric mobility is still a niche market in Germany. For utilities the electricity supply for electric vehicles opens a new market segments. Analyses by EuPD Research show that German utilities hardly offer so-called automobile electricity tariffs. However, for a majority of end customers the offer for specific electricity tariffs in regards to electric mobility is important. more

Homeowners in Switzerland see the energy transition as an opportunity – the offer of the utilities so far is constrained

Swiss homeowners link mainly positive aspects to the energy transition, such as their own contribution to climate protection. This is shown in the results of a current survey from EuPD Research. However, a complete analysis of the portfolios of all Swiss energy suppliers in regards to products, services and information regarding the energy transition shows, that their offer is still expandable. more