US-German Clean Energy Leadership Series

The “US-German Clean Energy Leadership Series” is compiled by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and Ecofys, a leading consultancy in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate policy, and supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment.

This publication series features instances of best practice in clean energy policy in Germany and the United States.


Volume 1, November 2013
"Integrating Renewable Energy into the Future Power System"

The first issue focuses on challenges for the electrical system which result from expanding the use of renewable electricity generation in the United States and in Germany. This includes, for example, the mismatched availability of renewable sources and electricity consumption. This issue highlights how different best practices in the two countries are successfully addressing these challenges.