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Rhineland, Germany

Region: Rhineland
Country: Germany
Leader: IWH

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.

  1. Rhineland is among the German ligntie regions well prepared for the transition.
  2. The transition to a renewable electricity industry will have an important impact on the chemical and steel industry.

Local support

The following local organisation has already offered support to the research activities in Rhineland: RWE.