According to § 65 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2009) the Federal Government has to evaluate the RES act and to present an experience report until the 31 December 2011. This research project no. 5 ("Integration of electricity generation from renewable energies and from conventional energy sources"), which accompanies the experience report, is scientifically aiming to analyse and deepen the systemic, legal and market-based aspects of the transmission of the power plant fleet. These scientific conclusions have to be prepared for the creation of the RES experience report.
The Wuppertal Institute's tasks in this context are:
The study is based upon the recent "BMU Leitszenario 2010" and looks at the years 2010, 2020, 2030 and 2050 and Germany as a one-point system model respectively a single "network copper plate".