Dr. Anne Held

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Experience

Studies of industrial engineering and management at the University of Karlsruhe. Parts of studies in Spain, University of Seville, Escuela Súperior de Ingenieros (ESI) . Doctoral degree in economics (Dr. rer. pol.) with the topic “Modelling the future development of renewable energy technologies in the European electricity sector using agent-based simulation” completed at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in 2010. Scientist of the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Systems at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI from 2005 to 2011. Researcher at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies IPTS from 2011 to 2013 with a focus on energy system modelling. Since April 2013 researcher and project manager in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.  

Work focus

  • Strategies to promote renewable energies 

  • Analyses of the potentials of renewable energies

  • Analyses of the potentials of renewable energies

Projects

  • DIACORE - Policy Dialogue on the assessment and convergence of RES policy in EU Member States. Intelligent Energy Europe (2013 – 2016). 

  • RESPONSES – European Responses to Climate Change. European Commission, 7 th Framework Programme (2010 – 2012). 

  • RE-SHAPING – Shaping an effective and efficient European renewable energy market. European Commission, Intelligent Energy – Europe (2009-2011). 

  • REPAP 2020 - Renewable Energy Policy Action Paving the Way towards 2020.
    European Commission, Intelligent Energy – Europe (2009-2011). 

  • SECURE – Security of Energy Considering its Uncertainty, Risk and Economic implications. European Commission, DG Research, 7 th Framework Programme (2008-2010). 

  • FUTURES-E – Deriving a Future European Policy for Renewable Electricity. European Commission, Intelligent Energy – Europe (2007-2009). 

  • ADAM – Adaptation and Mitigation strategies for Europe European Commission, 6 th Framework Programme (2006-2009). 

  • OPTRES – Assessment and optimisation of renewable support schemes in the European electricity market. European Commission, Intelligent Energy – Europe (2005-2007) 

  • PROGRESS – Promotion and Growth of Renewable Energy Sources and Systems. European Commission, DG TREN (2006-2008). 

  • MON-EE – Monitoring and evaluation of policy instruments to support renewable electricity in EU Member States. German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) (2004-2006). 

  • Scientific Monitoring of the Spanish-German Feed-in Cooperation. German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (2005-2007). 

Publications

Held, Anne; Boßmann, Tobias; Ragwitz, Mario; del Río, Pablo; Janeiro, Luis; Förster, Sonja (2017): Challenges and appropriate policy portfolios for (almost) mature renewable electricity technologies. In: Special Issue Energy & Environment 28 (1-2), S. 34–53.

Ragwitz, M.; Held, A. (2012): Einspeiseregelungen als effizienter Weg zum Ausbau der Erneuerbaren Energien. In: Müller, Thorsten (Ed.): 20 Jahre Recht der Erneuerbaren Energien, Baden-Baden, pp. 321-335.

Klessmann, C.; Held, A.; Rathman, M; Ragwitz, M. (2011): Status and perspectives of renewable energy policy and deployment in the European Union—What is needed to reach the 2020 targets? , Energy Policy, 39 (12), pp. 7637-7657.

Haas, R.; Resch, G.; Panzer, C.; Busch, S.; Ragwitz, M.; Held, A. (2011): Efficiency and effectiveness of promotion systems for electricity generation from renewable energy sources – Lessons from EU countries , Energy, 36 (4), pp. 2186-2193.

Haas, R.; Panzer C.; Resch G.; Ragwitz, M.; Reece, G.; Held, A. (2011): A historical review of promotion strategies for electricity from renewable energy sources in EU countries . In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (2), pp. 1003 – 1034.

Eskeland, G.S.; Criqui, P.; Jochem, E.; Neufeldt, H.; Catenazzi, G.; Eichhammer, W.; Held, A.; et al. (2010): Transforming the European Energy System . In: Hulme, M.; Neufeldt, H. (Eds.): Making Climate Change Work for Us. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 165-199.

Knopf, B.; Edenhofer, O.; Barker, T.; Bauer, N.; Baumstark, L.; Chateau, B.; Criqui, P.; Held, A.; et al. (2010): The Economics of Low Stabilisation: Implications for Technological Change and Policy . In: Hulme, M.; Neufeldt, H. (Eds.): Making Climate Change Work for Us. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 291-318.

Resch, G.; Held, A.; Toro, F.; Ragwitz, M. (2009): Assessment of the Potentials for Renewable Energy Sources . In: Ball, M.; Wietschel, M. (Eds.): The Hydrogen Economy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 135-168.

Resch, G.; Held, A.; Faber, T.; Panzer, C.; Toro, F.; Haas, R. (2008): Potentials and prospects for renewable energies at global scale . In: Energy Policy, 36 (11), 4048-4056.

Held, A.; Krause, H.; Ragwitz, M. (2009 ): Kostenpotenzialkurven für Onshore-Windstromerzeugung in der EU basierend auf einem geografischen Informationssystem . In: Möst, D. ; Fichtner, W.; Grunwald, A. (Eds.): Energiesystemanalyse: Workshop. Karlsruhe 27. November 2008 am KIT Zentrum Energie. Karlsruhe : Universitätsverl. Karlsruhe, 2009, pp. 195-209. In German.

Held, A.; Krause, H.; Ragwitz, M. (2008): Deriving Cost-Resource Curves for Wind-Onshore Energy in the EU using a Geographical Information System . In: Proceedings of the 31st IAEE International Conference, Istanbul.

Auer, Hans; Resch, Gustav; Haas, Reinhard; Held, Anne; Ragwitz, Mario (2009): Regulatory Instruments to Deliver the Full Potential of Renewable Energy Sources of Efficiently . In: European Review of Energy Markets. 3 (2) pp. 91-124.

Jochem, E.; Quandt, L.; Reitze, F.; Held, A. (2008): Holzenergie in Europa. Ein Ausblick . In: EnergieHolz : Ernten, Verarbeiten, Transportieren. (2008), Dezember, pp. 4-6. In German.

Ragwitz, M.; Held, A.; Resch, G.; Faber, T.; Haas, R.; Huber, C.; Coenraads, R.; Voogt, M.; Reece, G.; Morthorst, P.; Jensen, S.; Konstantinaviciute, I.; Heyder, B. (2007): Assessment and optimisation of renewable energy support schemes in the European electricity market . Fraunhofer IRB Verlag.

Held, A. (2007 ): Politikinstrumente zur Förderung erneuerbarer Energien : Grundlagen, Wirksamkeit und ökonomische Bewertung . Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller. In German.

Held, A; Klein, A.; Ragwitz, M.; Haas, R.; Resch, G. (2007): Innovative Design Options of Renewable Promotion Schemes in the European Electricity Market - Practical Experiences with Feed-In Tariff Systems and Quota Obligations. Proceedings of the "5. Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung", 14-16.02.2007, Vienna, Austria.

Held, A.; Haas, R.; Ragwitz, M. (2006): On the success of policy strategies for the promotion of electricity from renewable energy sources in the EU . In: Energy & Environment, 17 (6), pp. 849-868. Held, A.; Ragwitz, M. (2006): RE-Policy in Europe: The International Feed-In Cooperation – optimisation and better coordination of national policy instruments. In: ReFocus (7), pp. 42-47.

Held. A.; Bradke H; Eichhammer, W.; Jochem, E.; Klobasa, M.; Mannsbart, W.; Marscheider-Weidemann, F.; Radgen, P; Schleich, J.; Schlomann, B., Toro, F. (2006): Rationelle Energieverwendung. In: BWK Bd. 58 (2006) Nr. 4, Springer, Düsseldorf. In German.

Held, A.; Ragwitz, M.; Resch, G. (2006): Effektive und effiziente Förderinstrumente zur Förderung erneuerbarer Energien – eine Analyse aus historischer Sicht. Proceedings of the "9. Symposium Energieinnovationen", 15-17.02.2006, Graz, Austria. In German.

Held, A.; Ragwitz, M.; Wietschel, M. (2005): Evaluation of Renewable Promotion Schemes in the European Electricity Market. In: Current Development of Green IPPs: Experiences, Challenges, and Strategies, S. 41-49.

Rentz, O; Möst, D.; Eßer, A. (Eds.) Karlsruhe: Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe. Ragwitz, M.; Held, A.; Huber, C.; Resch, G. (2005): Vergleich der Förderinstrumente für erneuerbare Energien im EU-Stromsektor. In: Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen. Heft 12, pp. 940 – 944. In German.

Ragwitz, M.; Held, A. (2005): Vergleich der Förderinstrumente für erneuerbare Energien im EU-Stromsektor . In: Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen 55 (12). pp. 940 – 944. In German.