26. August 2020

E-MetroBus: Launch of Line 200 and passenger app

August 25th 2020 | This week, the first purely electrically driven articulated  buses will launch for daily operation on Berlin’s Bus Route 200 as part of […]
4. August 2020

Berlin’s contribution to the Paris Agreement Goals

Augus 4th | The federal state of Berlin is to become “pariskonform” by the year 2050 at the latest! In this context, the RLI is investigating […]
3. August 2020

New DIN guideline for setting up charging infrastructure

August 1st 2020 | From now on, an orientation guide is available to everyone who wants to set up charging points in public spaces: The specification […]
14. July 2020

Agora Verkehrswende study co-authored by RLI: Municipalities are responsible for the expansion of charging infrastructure

July 14th 2020 | In a discussion paper, the Berlin think tank Agora Verkehrswende calls on cities and municipalities to push the construction and distribution of […]
10. July 2020

C-BEAR+ Fellows start (remote) guest stay at RLI

July 9th 2020 | Elena van Hove from Arizona State University and Jess Kersey from UC Berkeley have joined the Off-Grid Team on July 1st, as […]
10. July 2020

Research project PeopleSuN improves access to electricity in Nigeria

10.07.2020 | Yesterday’s kick-off meeting of the consortium marks the start of the three-year research and development project PeopleSuN. PeopleSuN stands for “People Power: Optimizing Off-Grid […]
3. July 2020

Results from the first open_plan stakeholder workshops

03.07.2020 | What does a good software tool that enables the planning and design of energy cells look like? How can sector coupling be included and […]
15. June 2020

eGon project website is now available

15.06.2020 | The newly launched project website of the research project eGon offers an overview of the project contents and the different network planning tools. eGon […]
11. June 2020

Open Energy Ontology for Energy System Modeling published – Better Collaboration and Transparency in Energy Research

June 11th 2020 | The first version of the Open Energy Ontology (OEO) is released today. The OEO standardizes the language in energy system analysis, enabling […]
10. June 2020

UMAS Project starts: An underground energy storage for Berlin

June 10th 2020 | Today’s kick-off meeting marks the beginning of the two-year research project UMAS that will investigate the future use of the Berlin Natural […]
4. May 2020

Netz_eLOG: New Website and successful Workshop

04.05. | On 29.04.2020 the kick-off workshop of the workshop series in the Netz_eLOG project took place – onlie, due to the current Corona situation. In […]
23. April 2020

New Citizen Science App „Generation Solar“ promotes Photovoltaics

23.04. | “Generation Solar” was created as part of the EU research project GRECO. The app serves as a database for solar systems and has many […]
2. April 2020

Data for the energy transition: Open Energy Platform has a new design

01.04. | High quality data are important for the modelling and analysis of climate and energy scenarios. Where data are accessible and openly licensed, work with […]
23. March 2020

Call for Papers ATZlive: EMobility + Grid Integration

23.03. | The conference ATZlive on Electrified Mobility and Grid Integration will take place in Stuttgart on November 24 and 25, 2020. Proposals for presentations may […]
5. March 2020

Kick-off for Project Netz_eLOG in Brandenburg

05.03. | The project Netz_eLOG (Intelligent grid integration of electrified logistics) was shifted into gear on February 27, 2020 with a successful kickoff. Over the next […]
8. February 2020

10 Years of Research for the Energy Transition – RLI celebrates Anniversary

08.02. | The RLI was founded ten years ago today. We would like to thank all of the people who have made the institute a unique […]
29. January 2020

Off-Grid Renewable Energy opens up pathways for Electricity Access and Climate Action

Off-grid Renewable Energy can have significant merits over grid expansion + has the potential to reduce needed investments and greenhouse gas emissions + provides pathways for […]
23. January 2020

5 Years of openmod – Conference Materials online

22.01. | In January the openmod workshop returned to Berlin for its 5 year anniversary – celebrated with around 200 participants. Cheers to that from everyone […]
13. January 2020

RLS Graduate School has taken up its work

09.01.2020 | The RLS Graduate School has taken up its work at the RLI. For four years, the team will research questions related to the energy […]
9. January 2020

Planning instrument for the use and expansion of flexibility options – Research project launched

09.01.2020 | The expansion of renewable energy and the integration of the energy sectors (heat, mobility, gas) will place further demands on the electricity grid. These […]