Energy Governance Energy Governance research at IPW-HSG focusses on multi-level energy and climate governance and on energy foreign policy – in Switzerland and abroad. EGI-HSG With its research in Energy Governance, IPW-HSG contributes to the activities of the Center for Energy Innovation, Governance and Investment at the University of St.Gallen (EGI-HSG). EGI-HSG bundles the expertise and competence at the University of St.Gallen in energy research. The center provides the scientific basis for decision-making processes in business and politics. The University of St.Gallen and its partners from academia, industry and public administration aim at providing a valuable contribution to the implementation of the Swiss Energy Strategy 2050. SCCER CREST IPW-HSG’s Energy Governance research and EGI-HSG are part of the national Swiss Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition (SCCER CREST). As one of eight Swiss Competence Centers for Energy Research, CREST will be a very strong research centers in this field. It brings together research groups from almost all major Swiss research institutions.