Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 109/2018

Conference “Energy Scenarios“

International Experts Will Meet to Discuss Energy Scenarios in Karlsruhe on September 24 and 25, 2018
How reliable are the scenarios underlying the predictions of future energy supply? (Photo: Karen Nyberg/NASA)
How reliable are the scenarios underlying the predictions of future energy supply? (Photo: Karen Nyberg/NASA)

On the way towards a sustainable energy system, energy scenarios promise to provide orientation. On September 24 and 25, 2018, in Karlsruhe, international experts will discuss how their quality can be assessed and which role they play for society, economy, and politics. The conference will be hosted by the Helmholtz Research School on Energy Scenarios (ESS), a graduate school run jointly by six institutions and coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).








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More about the KIT Energy Center: http://www.energy.kit.edu


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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