Prof. Madlener gives a talk on Energy Rebound at FfE Conference in Munich
Prof. Madlener gives a presentation on the political dangers of underestimating energy rebound effects at the FfE (Forschungsstelle für Energiewirtschaft e.V.) Conference "Energieeffizienz und Erneuerbare Energien im Wettbewerb - der Schlüssel für eine Energiewende nach Maß" in Munich, Bavarian Academy of Science, April 29-30, 2013.
Prof. Madlener joins Program Committees of several international conferences
Prof. Madlener accepts the invitation to join the International Program Committee of the 38th IAEE International Conference of the International Association for Energy Economics, to be held on May 25-27, 2015, in Antalya, Turkey. He also joined the Program Committee for a Track "Energieinformatik, Erneuerbare Energien und Neue Mobilität" at the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI, Feb 26-28, 2014, Paderborn), as well as for the Operations Research Conference of the German OR Society (OR 2014) in Aachen.
Prof. Madlener gives talk at Energy Rebound Workshop at ZEW Mannheim
Prof. Madlener, as a member of the Advisory Board of the BMBF-funded research project "The Social Dimension of the Rebound Effect", gives a presentation on ongoing research within the BMWi-funded project "Analysis of the Energy Consumer Behavior of Occupants of Residential Buildings" (BMWi Project No. 03ET4004).
Dr Westner receives EEX Research Excellence Award in Brussels
Dr Günther Westner, former PhD student of Prof. Madlener, receives the EEX Excellence Award 2012 for outstanding academic research at the EEX Spring Reception 2013 in Brussels, after speeches by the CEO of EEX, Peter Reitz, the Chairman of the Environment Committee of the Euoprean Parliament, Matthias Groote, and the EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard.
NEA/IAEA Workshop in Paris
Prof. Madlener gives a presentation on the merits of high-temperature nuclear reactors for industrial CHP at the NEA/IAEA Workshop, April 4-5, 2103, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris (joint research with Jona Hampe, E.ON Technology & Innovation; FCN Working Paper No. 10/2012).
Revised FCN Working Papers available online
Revised versions of the following FCN Working Papers are now available online:
Hackbarth A., Madlener R. (2011). Consumer Preferences for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: A Discrete Choice Analysis, FCN Working Paper No. 20/2011, December (revised December 2012).
Michelsen C.C., Madlener R. (2011). Homeowners' Motivation to Adopt a Residential Heating System: A Principal Component Analysis, FCN Working Paper No. 17/2011, November (revised January 2013).
Sunak Y., Madlener R. (2012). The Impact of Wind Farms on Property Values: A Geographically Weighted Hedonic Pricing Model, FCN Working Paper No. 3/2012, May (revised March 2013).
Prof. Madlener gives talk at SAEE Colloquium at ETH Zurich
Prof. Madlener joins External Advisory and Assessment Board (EAAB) of EfS Initiative, University of Coimbra
Prof. Madlener has been approached to join activities under the recently launched EMSURE (Energy and Mobility for Sustainable Regions) project at the University of Coimbra, which sails under the umbrella of the Energy for Sustainability Initiative (EfS) launched back in 2006; the launch of EMSURE had to be postponed due to the debt crisis in Portugal.
Prof. Madlener signs Open Letter addressed to Chancellor Merkel on strengthening the EU-ETS
Prof. Madlener, together with 41 other German-speaking energy and climate researchers, signs an Open Letter addressed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, urging her to take action with regard to the malfunctioning European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS). (DIW Wochenbericht)
Dr. Barbara Glensk participates in International Workshop on Multiple Criteria Decision Making 2013 in Ustron/Poland
Dr. Barbara Glensk gives the presentations on "Multi-Period Portfolio Optimization of Investments in Power Generation Assets" (co-authored by Prof. Madlener) and "Portfolio Analysis on Polish Power Exchange and European Energy Exchange" (co-authored by Dr. Alicja Ganczarek-Gamrot and Grazyna Trzpiot) at the International Workshop on Multiple Criteria Decision Making 2013, March 17-19, Ustron/Poland.
Joonas Päivärinta joins FCN as a Research Associate
Joonas Päivärinta joins FCN as a Research Associate.
Dr Christian Gross joins FCN as a Research Associate
Dr Christian Gross joins FCN as a Research Associate.
Prof. Madlener gives dinner speech at ICT4S 2013
Prof. Madlener delivers the dinner speech at the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainability (ICT4S 2013), February 14-16, 2013, ETH Zurich, on "ICT for sustainability, system complexity, and rebound effects".
FCN Research on Energy Auction Design presented at IEWT 2013 in Vienna
Christiane Rosen presents ongoing experimental energy economics research on the design of single vs. multiple bids in auctions of divisible goods at the IEWT 2013 conference in Vienna (joint research with Prof. Madlener; FCN Working Paper No. 8/2013).
Veronica Galassi joins FCN as a Research Associate
Veronica Galassi joins FCN as a Research Associate.
Dr Raymond James Galvin and Florian Heesen join FCN as Research Associates
Prof. Madlener as External Examiner at PhD defense of Urs Wilke, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Prof. Madlener attends the PhD defense of Urs Wilke (“Probabilistic Bottom-up Modelling of Occupancy and Activities to Predict Electricity Demand in Residential Buildings”) as an External Examiner.
Joint EWI - FCN Workshop
EWI and FCN hold a joint "get to know each other" workshop at the EWI (Alte Wagenfabrik), University of Cologne, with introductions delivered by Prof. Höffler and Prof. Madlener, as well as six presentations of ongoing research at the two institutes.
3rd FCN Retreat (Söllerhaus, A)
The FCN staff goes for its 3rd Retreat in the beautiful Austrian mountains in the Söllerhaus in Hirschegg, Kleinwalsertal (Vorarlberg).
Prof. Madlener participates in ClusterEnergieForschung (CEF.NRW) Conference “Energiewende … aber wie?
Prof. Madlener joins a roundtable discussion on “Die Energiewende – eine Herausforderung für die ganze Gesellschaft” („The Energy Transformation – a Challenge for the Whole Society“) organized within the conference „Energiewende … aber wie?" held in the Maritim Hotel Dusseldorf.