Author: Philip Emmerich Dr. Manuel Baumann

Philip Emmerich has worked in European affairs for the energy sector and is now a lecturer and researcher at the Chair of Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) at Technische Universität Berlin. Dr. Manuel Baumann is a researcher at KIT-ITAS in the group “Research for Sustainable Energy Technologies - RESET” and coordinator of the sub-program 6 “Energy storage” of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).

Who is leading in patents for the Energy Transition?

Scientists and politicians around the world agree that energy provision must be transformed from reliance on fossil fuels to renewables to combat global warming. But how can this happen while maintaining, or even improving, the international competitiveness of industrialized nations like Germany? Philip Emmerich and Dr. Manuel Baumann assess Germany’s status among leading OECD countries and China regarding energy transition technologies and patents.

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