About the study
Rhineland is the biggest lignite region in Germany. Over 10,000 people are still employed in the lignite industry. The following points sum-up the background of the case study.
- Rhineland is among the German ligntie regions well prepared for the transition.
- The transition to a renewable electricity industry will have an important impact on the chemical and steel industry.
The following local organisation has already offered support to the research activities in Rhineland: RWE.