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27.11.2019 - Prof. Trutnevyte wins Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza Grant

Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte wins a prestigious and highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza Grant for tenure-track…

06.11.2019 - New article in Energies on the perspectives of informed citizen panels in Geneva and Zurich on the Swiss electricity mix 2035

The results of the MSc thesis of Alexane Dubois and Simona Holzer from the MUSE (Master of Science in Environmental Sciences at the…

01.10.2019 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes the new PhD student Matteo Caspani

On 1 October 2019, Matteo Caspani joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a PhD student. Matteo's research will focus on modeling…

06.09.2019 - The RES team at the SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2019

The RES team has joined the Annual Conference 2019 of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research - Supply of Electricity (SCCER-SoE) at…

02.09.2019 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes the new postdoctoral researcher Marc Jaxa-Rozen.

On 1 September 2019, Marc Jaxa-Rozen joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a postdoctoral researcher. Marc's research will…

21.08.2019 – New article in Applied Energy on energy equity and regional distributional impacts of new renewables in Switzerland

The results from our research on regional distributional impacts of decentralised renewables (DREG) are now available in Applied Energy. In…

05.06.2019 – New ISE blog article on spatial hot spots of bioenergy in Switzerland

We contributed to the science blog of the UNIGE Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) by publishing an article (in French) on our…

05.06.2019 - New article in Renewable Energy on the spatial diffusion of solar PV in Switzerland

The results of the Master thesis by Christoph Thormeyer on the spatial diffusion patterns of solar PV projects in Switzerland are now…

31.05.2019 - New article in Environmental Modelling & Software on interactive web-tools for scenario visualization

The results from our research on interactive web-tools for scenario visualization are now available in Environmental Modelling & Software.…

11.04.2019 - Prof. Trutnevyte gives an invited presentation at the IRENA International Forum on Long–term Energy Scenarios for the Clean Energy Transition

On 11 April 2019, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gave an invited presentation “Using scenarios to expand our thinking about energy futures" at the…

01.04.2019 - New publication by Lukas Mohr in collaboration with SCCER Biosweet

The results of the Master thesis by Lukas Mohr on spatial hot spots and clusters of bioenergy in Switzerland are now available in Renewable…

01.04.2019 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes the new PhD student Astu Sam Pratiwi

On 1 April 2019, Astu Sam Pratiwi joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a PhD student. Astu will work on energy, environmental…

27.03.2019 - Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gives a seminar at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy

On 27 March 2019, Evelina Trutnevyte visited the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and gave a talk on the spatial patterns of renewable…

20.03.2019 - New open access article in Sustainability on the Research and Innovation agenda for zero-emission European cities

As part of the Horizon 2020 DEEDS project and in collaboration with KTH and TNO, Prof. Trutnevyte co-authored an article in the…

08.02.2018 – New article in Energy Policy on the public acceptance of different siting options for deep geothermal energy

The results of our Swiss-German cross-national study (N = 814) on the acceptance of different siting options for deep geothermal energy are…

07.12.2018 - Prof. Trutnevyte presents at the side event of COP24 on renewable energy and storage

With colleagues from Imperial College London, Global Wind Energy Council, REN21, and Carnegie Mellon University, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte…

29.11.2018 – New blog article in the science blog of the UNIGE Institute for Environmental Sciences

We contributed to the science blog of the UNIGE Institute for Environmental Sciences, by publishing a blog article on our latest research…

28.11.2018 - The RES group contributes to the Final Report of the High-Level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative

A High-Level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative has published a report today on the role of research and innovation…

23.10.2018 - Dr. Theresa Knoblauch wins the Best Paper Award in Risk Analysis for 2018

Dr. Theresa Knoblauch, a former PhD student of Prof. Trutnevyte, wins the Best Paper Award for 2018 in Risk Analysis. Risk Analysis is the…

08.10.2018 - Prof. Trutnevyte contributes to IPCC special report on 1.5°C global warming

The latest special report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) has been released today. The report presents the most…

04.10.2018 - New article in Environmental Science & Technology on the perspectives of an informed citizen panel on low-carbon electricity portfolios in Switzerland

The results from our research with the informed citizen panel (N = 46) on low-carbon electricity portfolios in Switzerland are now available…

24.09.2018 - New article in Energy on modelling-based assessment of urban, rural and remote siting of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS)

Our new article on the siting of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) and the trade-offs between heat benefits and induced seismicity risk is…

13.09.2018 - The RES team at the SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2018

The RES team has joined the Annual Conference 2018 of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research - Supply of Electricity (SCCER-SoE).…

02.08.2018 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes two Master student assistants: Guillaume Schell and Vivienne Schnorf.

On 2nd August 2018, Vivienne Schnorf and Guillaume Schell, two UNIGE MUSE Master students, joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group.…

02.07.2018 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes two new members: Léon Hirt and Jan-Philipp Sasse.

On 2nd July 2018, UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomed two new members: Léon Hirt and Jan-Philipp Sasse. Léon will work on…

14.06.2018 - UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group becomes an associate partner of Swiss Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition (CREST)

UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group becomes an associated partner of Swiss Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition…

08.05.2018 - Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gives an introductory lecture at the University of Geneva

On 8th May 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gave her introductory lecture at the Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Institute for…

02.05.2018 - Congratulations to Theresa Arnold (née Knoblauch) for successfully defending her PhD thesis!

Renewable Energy Systems group warmly congratulates Theresa Arnold (née Knoblauch) for successfully completing her PhD thesis on 2nd May…

06.04.2018 - Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte becomes an assistant deputy editor in Climatic Change

From April 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte joins the editorial team of Climatic Change as an assistant deputy editor. Climatic Change…

09.03.2018 - New open-access article on expert elicitation for induced seismicity of Enhanced Geothermal Systems

The results of our international expert elicitation (N=14) on induced seismicity hazard and risk of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) are…

05.02.2018 - Interview in the SEV/VSE Bulletin

Our latest research results on the Swiss electricity mix 2035 have been featured in an interview with the Bulletin SEV/VSE…

19.01.2018 - Special Issue "Policy Pathways to Sustainability" in Sustainability

If you have an unpublished paper on transition pathways to sustainability (energy, mitigation, adaptation, development), consider submitting…

12.01.2018 - Interview with the EKZ blue

Read our interview with the EKZ blue (Das Themenportal der Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich) about the results of our latest study on…

04.01.2018 - Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte joins the Editorial Board of Environmental Modelling & Software

From 1st January 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte joins the Editorial Board of Environmental Modelling & Software (IF=4.4), a leading journal…

01.01.2018 - RES group goes live!

Renewable Energy Systems group at the University of Geneva goes live! Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte and the PhD student Georgios Xexakis are the…