Research by the Chair for Management of Renewable Energies
The research is focused on three core areas.
Our three core areas
Current research projects:
IMPROSUME - The Impact of Prosumers in a Smart Grid based Energy Market
IMPROSUME is a joint research project with partners from NCE Halden (Norway), Aarhus School of Business (Denmark) and others which aims at clarifying the role and impact of „prosumers“ in smart grid based energy markets.
Affective Influences on Risk-Return Perceptions of Renewable Energy Investors:
An Experimental Analysis of Differences between Financial and Strategic Investors
Impacts of wind power plants on residents: Influencing factors and recommendations
Research project for the analysis of positive and critical impacts perceived by residents to wind power plants in Switzerland
Criteria for photovoltaic project finance: Trade-offs in banks' and equity investors' decision making
Study to empirically measure the relative importance of criteria influencing the decision making of banks and equity investors in large-scale, ground mounted PV projects
Path dependence in strategic investment decisions of energy companies
The research project "path dependence in strategic investment decisions of energy companies” investigates different renewable energy investment strategies of utility companies. It aims at researching different internal and external variables that explain the underlying reasons for investment choices of utility companies.
Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Behavior in Developing Countries: Case Studies on Access to Clean Energy
Qualitative research on the relationship between impact investors and entrepreneurs as well as on their role in market creation.
The Influence of Branding on Investment Decisions under Uncertainty: A Behavioural Finance Perspective on Investors in Renewable Energy Stocks
Research project to investigate the relative importance of corporate brands in investment decisions in renewable energy stocks.
Former research projects:
Marketing Gag or Value Creating Strategy: What is the Customer Value of Sustainability in Retail?
IEA: Effectiveness of Renewable Energy Policies
Barenergy: Barriers for energy changes among households
Bodensee-Alpenrhein Energieregion (BAER)
Cognitive Biases in Sustainable Energy Venture Investment
Social dynamics of expectations and innovation
Understanding the Value of Business Models
Promotion and Consolidation of RTD activities for renewable distributed generation technologies in the Mediterranean (EU Project DISTRES)
Erneuerbare Energien und Ökostrom – zielgruppenspezifische Kommunikationsstrategien: Analyse der Konsumentenentscheidungen für Erneuerbare Energien und Ökostrom
Here you will find an overview on current and former PhD theses at the Good Energies Chair.