Energy & Climate

Dr. Markus Haller

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

  • Analysis and development of renewable power support schemes, especially the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, EEG)
  • System integration of renewable power generation
  • Long term transformation strategies for power generation, grid infrastructure and flexibility options

Key Projects

  • Development of the „EEG Calculator“
  • Proposal for a reform of the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, EEG)
  • Proposal for an EEG early innovation and investment fund

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 2013: Researcher, Öko-Institut e.V., Berlin and Freiburg
  • 2012 – 2013: System designer, Heliocentris AG, Berlin
  • 2012: Doctor in Engineering (Dr.-Ing), Technical University Berlin
  • 2007 – 2012: Researcher and PhD student, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • 2007 Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in Energy and Process Engineering, Technical University Berlin

Language Skills

  • German: native language
  • English: fluent
  • French and Spanish: basic knowledge


Dr. Markus Haller

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