Dr. Simone Steinhilber

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Experience

Degree in Applied Business Languages with a focus on Chinese at the HTWG Konstanz (University of Applied Sciences), Germany. Period spent studying abroad at the University of Jiangsu, Zhenjian, China. This was followed by three years working in the GIZ programme “Financial Sector Reform” in Beijing. Masters at the University of York, UK, with thesis on “lead markets and electric mobility”. 
From March to December 2011 research assistant in the Competence Centre Energy Policy and Energy Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, since January 2012 in the Competence Centre Energy Policy and Energy Markets.

Work focus

Policy analysis of framework conditions for expanding renewable energies in the EU. Amongst others, Simone has worked for the already finalised Intelligent Energy Europe Project RE-Shaping, as well as the currently ongoing Intelligent Energy Europe Projects Keep-on-Track and Beyond2020.

Publications

Steinhilber, S., Geldermann, J., and Wietschel, M., 2016. Renewables in the EU after 2020: a multi-criteria decision analysis in the context of the policy formation process. Euro Journal on Decision Processes. DOI: 10.1007/s40070-016-0060-x

Steinhilber, S. (2016): Exploring Options for the Harmonisation of Renewable Energy Support Policies in the EU using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. Fraunhofer Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-8396-0959-0.