Policies for sector coupling and enhanced flexibility

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Type: Research & Development


Prof. Anthony Patt (ETH Zurich)
Christian Moretti (ETH Zurich)


  • Analyze the policy mix, political feasibility and effects of energy transition policies across Europe
  • Appraise the economic, social, and environmental consequences of these policies for decarbonizing the Swiss energy system
  • Identify the factors leading to greater or lesser public acceptance of alternative policy approaches

Expected outcomes:

  • Identify policy mixes addressing specific barriers to change
  • Identify the distribution of economic and social outcomes associated with different policy instruments and mixes
  • Informed citizen panels identify politically feasible policy options

Duration: 1 May 2022 – 30 April 2026 (48 months)


Arnau Alina (ETH Zurich)
Prof. Tobias Brosch (UNIGE)
Christine Gschwendner (ETH Zurich)
Prof. Volker Hoffmann (ETH Zurich)
Jochen Markard (ZHAW)
George Mavromatidis (ETH Zurich)
Lucas Miehé (ETH Zurich)
Leticia Müller (ZHAW)
Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez (ETH Zurich)
Prof. Stefan Pfenninger (TU Delft)
Francesco Sanvito (TU Delft)
Paula Thimet (ETH Zurich)
Tim Tröndle, ETH Zurich
Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte (UNIGE)

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