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SusTec and the Sustainable Energy Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business co-host moderated panel discussion with industry leaders on Innovation in the Energy Industry

Bringing together a panel of top managers from four leading utilities from Switzerland (BKW), Origin Energy (Australia), EDP (Portugal), and Engie (France) and a diverse audience of approximately 45 academics, business leaders, policymakers, start-up executives and innovation experts, the event covered a variety of subjects all related to the "energy revolution" currently underway globally. Read more 


How does policy affect the size of residential solar PV systems and what does it mean for the energy transition?

A recently published article sheds light on this question based on a detailed techno-economic simulation and a comparison between two of the leading residential solar PV markets - California and Germany. Read more 


SusTec welcomes Agnieszka Rozniak and Marissa Saenger

Agnieszka and Marissa will support SusTec for the next months on two research projects. Read more 


10th Anniversary of the ETH Academy on Sustainability and Technology: Exchange of Ideas on Innovation for Sustainability

An interdisciplinary group of 18 researchers from 10 different nations spent 5 exciting days in the Swiss Alps for the 10th annual scientific seminar on Innovation for Sustainability, hosted by SusTec. Read more 


Kathleen Eisenhardt (Stanford) to give a talk on strategy formation at ETH

Kathleen Eisenhardt, Professor for Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University will be visiting SusTec at the end of May. We have the pleasure of inviting you to a talk she will give at ETH based on her recent work with Timothy Ott.  Read more 


Strong finish of SusTec team at SOLA 2017

With a total time of 9h 32min, the SusTec team successfully covered the running course of 116km finishing 219th overall. Read more 


Congratulations Dr. Jan Ossenbrink

We congratulate Jan Ossenbrink for successfully defending his doctoral dissertation titled: “How Policy Mixes Shape Technological Change and Organizational Learning in the Energy Sector - The Case of Distributed Energy Resources” on April 12th , 2017. Read more 


New article on sectoral knowledge creation for lithium-ion batteries published

Researchers from SusTec and the Energy Politics Group (EPG) have analysed how different sectors linked in a technology’s value chain can affect innovation processes. In their new paper published in Research Policy, they investigate knowledge creation processes in the lithium-ion battery (LIB) technology in Japan.  Read more 


Nature Energy editorial mentions article co-authored by SusTec

The journal Nature Energy celebrated its first birthday with an editorial reviewing research highlights that appeared in their first year. One of the 14 papers mentioned is "Limiting the public cost of stationary battery deployment by combining applications" co-authored by researchers from ETH Zurich's SusTec and EPG. Read more 


SusTec featured in the official magazine of the Swiss Int. Air Lines

SusTec’s brave Samichlaus swimmers are featured in the February edition of the SWISS Magazine, the official magazine of Swiss International Air Lines. Read more 

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