Jose Antonio Ordonez, M.Sc.


Jose Antonio Ordonez is researcher in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at the business unit Global Sustainable Energy Transitions, supporting the integration of renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate protection policies in developing countries and emerging economies. 

His work focus is in scenario-based energy system modelling, Input-Output modelling, distributional impacts, as well as energy and climate policy impact evaluation. Having participated in numerous international research and consultancy projects, he has gained work experience in multiple world regions and countries, most importantly South East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and the Balkans. His current work focus is on NDCs and the integration of renewable energies in the power sector, as well as sustainability of cities, with ongoing projects in Indonesia, India, Mexico and Peru. Since 2017, he is doctoral researcher at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC Berlin), as part of the working group Climate and Development. His doctoral thesis deals with the political economy and distributional impacts of energy and climate policies regarding the use and phase-out of coal, focusing on Indonesia and India.