Hans-Josef Fell was a member of the German Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/ the Greens from 1998 to 2013. He served as spokesman on energy for the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group, a member of the Environmental Protection Committee, substitute member of the Committee on Economics and Technology and substitute member of the Defence Committee. Together with Hermann Scheer, he authored the 2000 draft of the Renewable Energy Sources Act, establishing the foundation for the technology developments in photovoltaic, biogas, wind power and geothermal energy in Germany. Fell is founder and president of the Energy Watch Group and an internationally renowned energy and climate change advisor, author and speaker.
As costs for renewable electricity keep falling and emerging markets lead in green energy investments, a global electricity system fully based on renewable energy is no longer a long-term vision. The Lappeenranta University of Technology and the Energy Watch Group are working on a new groundbreaking study, which models the global energy system fully based […]