Graduate School

for Sustainable Energy Systems in Neighbourhoods

Save the date: NEQ Talks

Within the NEQ Talks round, experts from the disciplines of the collegiate participants, both from practice and research, are invited to report on their projects and to enter into discourse with the collegiate participants.


Next dates: 

27.01.2022 at 6pm via Zoom
17.02.2022 at 6pm via Zoom
23.06.2022 at 6pm via Zoom

More information will follow shortly before the respective event.

Handbook Energy Efficiency in Neighbourhoods

Out now: 

As part of the first funding phase of the Graduate School EEQ: Energy Efficiency in the Neighbourhood, 11 doctoral students from various disciplines have completed their doctorates on topics related to energy efficiency in the neighbourhood. In their work, solution approaches and recommendations for actors in the energy transition are developed. Possibilities and perspectives for energy production, grids and operator models at the neighbourhood level are explained. The publication is available from Springer Verlag since July 2021. 

2nd Phase of the Graduate School "Energy Efficiency in Neighbourhoods"

The NRW Research College “Sustainable Energy Systems in the Neighbourhood” aims to develop technical, economic and social control models to increase energy efficiency in the neighbourhood. With its broad interdisciplinary composition and embedding in practice (transdisciplinary), the Research College makes an important contribution to developing integrated concepts and promoting necessary understanding between the disciplines and between future scientists and practitioners from different disciplines. Specific possibilities for action and options support the parties involved, above all municipal utilities, local authorities, politicians and citizens, in driving forward the energy transition in neighbourhoods.

The publications produced by the researchers within the framework of the Graduate School can be found here.

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