SusTec welcomes a new team member: Alejandro Nuñez Jimenez joined the group in October 2016 as a new PhD candidate. His research will focus on the influence of technology characteristics in the effectiveness of policy instruments aimed at catalyzing its adoption.
SusTec (ETH), die Ernst Schweizer AG und Greenbuzz laden ein!
"Innovation und Erneuerbare Energien für das Gebäude der Zukunft". 10 November 2016 ab 18.30 im ETH Zürich Centrum, Sonneggstrasse 3 (Raum: ML E 12).
Sustec educators win PRI Prize for Best Pedagogical Innovation Award 2016
The finance track of SusTec’s corporate sustainability lecture has received the FIR-PRI Award 2016 for Best Pedagogical Innovation in sustainable finance. The track was first taught in Fall 2015.
Methodological article on Integrating QCA and HLM for Multilevel Research on Organizational Configurations published in Organizational Research Methods
In this article, we develop a multilevel mixed methods technique that integrates qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) with hierarchical linear modeling (HLM).
Impact Hub Zurich – Sustainable Cities and Communities event
Aoife Brophy Haney spoke at the Impact Hub’s Mash Up on Sustainable Cities and Communities, an event that aims to spark new ideas and discussion on a range of different themes.
SusTec researchers publish article on the development of scientific knowledge of Multi-energy systems.
SusTec researchers publish article on the development of scientific knowledge of Multi-energy systems. Although in theory, multi-energy systems should allow for lower carbon impacts compared to systems in which single energy vectors are considered individually, implementation of multi-energy systems is often difficult due to the number of technologies and actors involved and the complexity of their interactions.
SusTec researchers write article for AEE Suisse on multi-energy systems in Switzerland
Johannes Meuer, Aoife Brophy Haney and Mischa Kaspar contributed to a recent AEE (association for renewable energy and energy efficiency) publication on the potential for sustainable buildings to contribute to implementing Switzerland’s Energy Strategy 2050.
Double Trouble: Latest Sustec PhD Dissertation wins two Awards
We congratulate Dr. Julian Kölbel, who defended his thesis in January, for winning two prestigious awards with his dissertation: Sustainability and Risk: The Role of Stakeholders.
Article on complementarities published
Complementarities are essential for the ongoing energy transition. As a transition unfolds, complementarities change and it is important to identify and mitigate potential bottlenecks.
SusTec's Annegret Stephan writes for ETH Zukunftsblog
Annegret Stephan (PhD student, SusTec) and Prof. Tobias Schmidt (Energy Politics Group, ETH Zurich) describe in a recent ETH Zukunftsblog article how policy makers could enable new business models for stationary batteries.