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On 1 January 2022, Flora Dreyer joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a project and communication manager of the SWEET EDGE…
UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes the new postdoctoral researcher Vivien Fisch-Romito
UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomes the new postdoctoral researcher Verena Heinisch
On 1 June 2021, Julia Cousse joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a postdoctoral researcher.
In a new open-access article published in the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Marc Jaxa-Rozen, Astu Sam Pratiwi and Evelina…
On 23 April 2021, external PhD student Julia Cousse, based at the Chair of Management of Renewable Energies at the University of St. Gallen,…
In a new article in Nature Climate Change, Marc Jaxa-Rozen and Evelina Trutnevyte systematically compiled 1,550 scenarios from peer-reviewed…
On 1 March 2021, Moiz Bohra joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a postdoctoral researcher. Moiz’s research will focus on…
In collaboration with Prof. Marlyne Sahakian from the Department of Sociology, PhD student Léon Hirt publishes a study that investigates…
In collaboration with 15 other research organizations worldwide, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte and research assistant Matteo Caspani published a…
In 2021–2027, UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group will participate in three new SWEET programs, funded by the Swiss Federal Office of…
On 1 January 2021, Xin Wen joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a postdoctoral researcher. Xin’s research will focus on the…
Evelina Trutnevyte, together with Adam Hawkes, Yingru Zhao, and David McCollum, became the founding editors of a new open access journal…
Members of the RES group participated in the thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC). Prof.…
Prof. Trutnevyte is one of over 30 founding members of the initiative to develop an Open Energy Outlook for the United States. The team has…
Vivienne Schnorf, the student of UNIGE MSc Environmental Sciences (MUSE), was awarded the Prize Guillaume Rohat for the best MUSE Master…
With colleagues from 14 research institutions throughout Europe, Prof. Trutnevyte co-authors a perspective on multi-model energy and climate…
In a new article in Nature Communications, Jan-Philipp Sasse and Evelina Trutnevyte modeled one hundred scenarios of electricity generation,…
In a new article in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Georgios Xexakis and colleagues compared a multi-organization, multi-model…
The summer issue No. 23 of Campus Junior at the University of Geneva focuses on renewable energy. The electronic version can be downloaded…
The UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group’s concept of 90 min workshop that uses technology factsheets and an interactive web tool Riskmeter…
On 26-27 May 2020, UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group hosted the international expert and stakeholder workshop « Robustness and legitimacy…
In an article recently published in the journal “Environmental Innovations and Societal Transitions”, Léon Hirt and colleagues investigated…
In collaboration with 16 authors from 10 countries, Prof. Trutnevyte participated in a review of the latest scenario methodologies and…
In a new Applied Energy article, Jonas Müller and Evelina Trutnevyte investigate a comprehensive dataset of 68′341 solar PV installations in…
As part of the Horizon 2020 DEEDS project, Georgios Xexakis and Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte co-organised a webinar on the future of European…
Prof. Trutnevyte became a member of the Extended Energy Commission of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. The Commission builds on the…
UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group is happy to announce that the workshops for school pupils (9 CO to 4 PO, 12-19 years old) about the…
In a new collaborative perspective with authors from ten institutions, Prof. Trutnevyte discusses future research agenda for improving the…
Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte wins a prestigious and highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza Grant for tenure-track…
The results of the MSc thesis of Alexane Dubois and Simona Holzer from the MUSE (Master of Science in Environmental Sciences at the…
On 1 October 2019, Matteo Caspani joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a PhD student. Matteo's research will focus on modeling…
The RES team has joined the Annual Conference 2019 of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research - Supply of Electricity (SCCER-SoE) at…
On 1 September 2019, Marc Jaxa-Rozen joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a postdoctoral researcher. Marc's research will…
The results from our research on regional distributional impacts of decentralised renewables (DREG) are now available in Applied Energy. In…
We contributed to the science blog of the UNIGE Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) by publishing an article (in French) on our…
The results of the Master thesis by Christoph Thormeyer on the spatial diffusion patterns of solar PV projects in Switzerland are now…
The results from our research on interactive web-tools for scenario visualization are now available in Environmental Modelling & Software.…
On 11 April 2019, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gave an invited presentation “Using scenarios to expand our thinking about energy futures" at the…
The results of the Master thesis by Lukas Mohr on spatial hot spots and clusters of bioenergy in Switzerland are now available in Renewable…
On 1 April 2019, Astu Sam Pratiwi joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group as a PhD student. Astu will work on energy, environmental…
On 27 March 2019, Evelina Trutnevyte visited the Swiss Federal Office of Energy and gave a talk on the spatial patterns of renewable…
As part of the Horizon 2020 DEEDS project and in collaboration with KTH and TNO, Prof. Trutnevyte co-authored an article in the…
The results of our Swiss-German cross-national study (N = 814) on the acceptance of different siting options for deep geothermal energy are…
With colleagues from Imperial College London, Global Wind Energy Council, REN21, and Carnegie Mellon University, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte…
We contributed to the science blog of the UNIGE Institute for Environmental Sciences, by publishing a blog article on our latest research…
A High-Level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative has published a report today on the role of research and innovation…
Dr. Theresa Knoblauch, a former PhD student of Prof. Trutnevyte, wins the Best Paper Award for 2018 in Risk Analysis. Risk Analysis is the…
The latest special report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) has been released today. The report presents the most…
The results from our research with the informed citizen panel (N = 46) on low-carbon electricity portfolios in Switzerland are now available…
Our new article on the siting of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) and the trade-offs between heat benefits and induced seismicity risk is…
The RES team has joined the Annual Conference 2018 of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research - Supply of Electricity (SCCER-SoE).…
On 2nd August 2018, Vivienne Schnorf and Guillaume Schell, two UNIGE MUSE Master students, joined the UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group.…
On 2nd July 2018, UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group warmly welcomed two new members: Léon Hirt and Jan-Philipp Sasse. Léon will work on…
UNIGE Renewable Energy Systems group becomes an associated partner of Swiss Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition…
On 8th May 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte gave her introductory lecture at the Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Institute for…
Renewable Energy Systems group warmly congratulates Theresa Arnold (née Knoblauch) for successfully completing her PhD thesis on 2nd May…
From April 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte joins the editorial team of Climatic Change as an assistant deputy editor. Climatic Change…
The results of our international expert elicitation (N=14) on induced seismicity hazard and risk of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) are…
Our latest research results on the Swiss electricity mix 2035 have been featured in an interview with the Bulletin SEV/VSE…
If you have an unpublished paper on transition pathways to sustainability (energy, mitigation, adaptation, development), consider submitting…
Read our interview with the EKZ blue (Das Themenportal der Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich) about the results of our latest study on…
From 1st January 2018, Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte joins the Editorial Board of Environmental Modelling & Software (IF=4.4), a leading journal…
Renewable Energy Systems group at the University of Geneva goes live! Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte and the PhD student Georgios Xexakis are the…