Matthias Reuter, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI


Studied industrial engineering at the University of Flensburg specializing in Energy and Environmental Management with a semester abroad at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. In 2011 diploma thesis about index decomposition analysis at the Fraunhofer Institute for System and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe. Since March 2012 researcher in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets.

Work focus

  • Energy efficiency indicators
  • Monitoring of "Energiewende"
  • Energy statistics
  • Evaluation of energy policies


  • ODYSSEE-MURE. Förderer: EU / Horizon 2020. Laufend bis 2018.
  • Methoden- und Indikatorenentwicklung für Kenndaten zum Klimaschutz im Energiebereich. Förderer: Umweltbundesamt. 2012-2015.
  • Study evaluating the current energy efficiency policy framework in the EU and providing orientation on policy options for realising the cost-effective energy-efficiency/saving potential until 2020 and beyond. Gefördert von der EU-Kommission (DG ENER). Partner: pwc, TU Wien. 2013-2014.


  • Reuter, M.; Patel, M.; Eichhammer, W. (2017): Applying ex-post index decomposition analysis to primary energy consumption for evaluating progress towards European energy efficiency targets. In: Energy Efficiency, pp. 1–20. DOI: 10.1007/s12053-017-9527-2   
  • Ugarte, S.; van der Ree, B.; Voogt, M.; Eichhammer, W.; Ordoñez, J. A.; Reuter, M.; Schlomann, B.; Lloret, P.; Villafáfila, R. (2016): Energy Efficiency for Low-Income Households. Study for the ITRE Committee. Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy. European Union.
  • Rohde, C.; Plötz, P.; Braungardt, S.; Duscha, V.; Fleiter, T.; Hirzel, S.; Mattes, K.; Mielicke, U.; Nabitz, L.; Reuter, Matthias; Schlomann B.; Idrissova, F. (2016): Rationelle Energieverwendung. BWK Bd. 68 (2016) Nr. 5, S. 136-142. Online-Version (Stand Juni 2016).
  • Nabitz, L.; Plötz, P.; Braungardt, S.; Reuter, M. (2016): Measuring policy-driven innovation in energy efficiency. Discussion Paper Innovation Systems and Policy Analysis No. 51. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.
  • Schlomann, B.; Reuter, M.; Tariq, S.;  Wohlfarth, K.; Lapillonee, B.; Polier, K. (2015): Energy Efficiency Trends and Policies In Industry. An Analysis Based on the ODYSEE and MURE Databases.
  • Schlomann, B.; Reuter, M.; Lapillonne, B.; Pollier, K.; Rosenow, J.(2014): Monitoring of the “Energiewende” – Energy Efficiency Indicators for Germany. Working Paper Sustainability and Innovation, No. S 10/2014. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.
  • Wachsmuth, J.; Dransfeld, B.; Fekete, H.; Duscha, V.; Hagemann, M.; Höhne, N.; Reuter, M.; Röben, F. (2015): How Energy Cuts Cost for a 2-Degree-Future. Report commissioned by the ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA.
  • Schlomann, B.; Reuter, M.; Eichhammer, W.; Ziesing, H.-J. (2016): Methoden- und Indikatorenentwicklung für Kenndaten zum Klimaschutz im Energiebereich. Endbericht. Im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamtes. ISSN 1862-4359. Dessau-Roßlau.