Explore the Circular Economy

The renewable energy transition - insight from Germany’s energiewende

Episode Summary

How does a country go through a renewable energy transition? Well, no country has done it before and there is no blue print to follow, but Germany is leading the world in this front. In this episode **Patrick Graichen** provides a comprehensive picture of the situation and explores future developments. Patrick Graichen is executive director of Agora Energiewende, a think-tank and policy laboratory working towards the success of the energy transition or Energiewende. Listen to the previous episodes of _[A New Dynamic podcast series](http://circulatenews.org/2016/04/nd2-podcasts/) _ _[![EMF_A New Dynamic_2_COVER-01](http://circulatenews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/EMF_A-New-Dynamic_2_COVER-01-203x300.jpg)](http://circulatenews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/EMF_A-New-Dynamic_2_COVER-01.jpg)_ _This podcast series presented by Colin Webster explores the recently published book [A New Dynamic 2: Effective systems in a circular economy.](http://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/publications/a-new-dynamic-2) Each programme features an interview with authors of the book’s chapters. These leading experts on architecture, agriculture, design, business or engineering, provide unique insights that reflect on the necessity to develop a whole-system approach to re-think our economy. _ Order your copy of [A New Dynamic 2: Effective systems in a circular economy](http://circulatenews.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=5414&action=edit)

Episode Notes

How does a country go through a renewable energy transition? Well, no country has done it before and there is no blue print to follow, but Germany is leading the world in this front. In this episode Patrick Graichen provides a comprehensive picture of the situation and explores future developments. Patrick Graichen is executive director of Agora Energiewende, a think-tank and policy laboratory working towards the success of the energy transition or Energiewende. Listen to the previous episodes of _A New Dynamic podcast series _

_This podcast series presented by Colin Webster explores the recently published book A New Dynamic 2: Effective systems in a circular economy. Each programme features an interview with authors of the book’s chapters. These leading experts on architecture, agriculture, design, business or engineering, provide unique insights that reflect on the necessity to develop a whole-system approach to re-think our economy. _ Order your copy of A New Dynamic 2: Effective systems in a circular economy