Energy & Climate

Katja Hünecke

Deputy Head of Energy & Climate Division

Special Expertise

  • Social and economic aspects of energy use, especially biomass in Germany and globally
  • Economic and empirical analyses, evaluation

Key Projects

  • Project RES Legal Europe, Consulting the European Commission in the realisation of the EU Renewable Directive
  • European Policies to Promote Sustainable Consumption Patterns” (EUPOPP) -
  • Material flow analysis of sustainable mobility in the context of renewable energies to 2030
  • Create Acceptance: Cultural Influences on Renewable Energy, Acceptance and Tools for the development of communication strategies
  • Optimizing the sustainable expansion of biogas production and use in Germany
  • BioRegio: Regional biomass utilization strategies
  • Transforming food systems (Ernährungswende) – Long-term strategies for sustainable consumption in the area of environment-food-health
  • Material flow analysis of the sustainable use of biomass as an energy source

Professional Training

  • Abitur (universal entrance qualification for higher education)
  • Undergraduate studies in Business Management (Diploma)
  • Post-graduate studies in Energy Management (Diploma)


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