JOANNEUM RESEARCH - LIFE presented its research in the fields of climate-friendly lifestyles, life cycle analysis (LCA) and possible models of energy communities.
Gerfried Jungmeier presented climate-friendly lifestyles and the influence personal decisions may have on achieving climate neutrality regarding the fields of housing, mobility, consumption, leisure and information. Christian Aichberger and Johanna Pucker-Singer spoke on the topic of life cycle analyses and carbon footprint of batteries. The presentations dealt with a collection, evaluation and assessment of the results of LCAs in recent years on the topic of batteries of electric vehicles as well as the carbon footprint and the social impacts of electricity storage in the distribution network. Dorian Frieden presented in his lecture potential models of energy communities and the effects of adapted grid tariff and levy structures. Energy Communities are part of the current climate and energy package of the EU.