Energy & Climate

Dr. Sylvie Ludig

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

  • Policies and measures on fluorinated gases
  • Impact assessments and evaluation of abatement policies on the German federal and European level
  • National emissions trading and Fuel Emissions Trading Act
  • Scenarios for Emissions of the Waste Sector

Key Projects

  • Evaluation of the national part of the Climate Initiative (Commercial Cooling)
  • Evaluation of the federal funding program "Promotion of energy efficiency in the Private Sector"
  • European Topic Centre on air pollution and climate change mitigation (F-Gas Reporting)
  • Measures for improving the market penetration of climate-friendly technologies without halogenated substances
  • Impact Assessment for the Revision of the F-Gas Regulation

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 2013:  Senior Researcher, Öko-Institut e.V., Institute for Applied Ecology
  • 2013: PhD in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.), Technical University Berlin
  • 2007-2012: PhD student, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Research Domain III – Sustainable Solutions
  • 2007: Diploma (Dipl. Ing.) in Engineering Science, Technical University Berlin

Language Skills

  • German, Luxembourgish (Native Speaker)
  • English, French (Fluent)
  • Italian (Basic Knowledge)

Selected Publications

  • Ludig, S.; Schmid, E.; Haller, M. & Bauer, N. (2015), ‘Assessment of transformation strategies for the German power sector under the uncertainty of demand development and technology availability’, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 46, 143—156
  • Ludig, S. (2013): ‘Renewable energy and CCS in German and European power sector decarbonization scenarios. Dissertation, TU Berlin.’
  • Haller, M.; Ludig, S. & Bauer, N. (2012), 'Decarbonization scenarios for the EU and MENA power system: Considering spatial distribution and short-term dynamics of renewable generation', Energy Policy 47, 282--290.
  • Haller, M.; Ludig, S. & Bauer, N. (2012), 'Bridging the scales: A conceptual model for coordinated expansion of renewable power generation, transmission and storage', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16(5), 2687--2695.
  • Ludig, S.; Haller, M.; Schmid, E. & Bauer, N. (2011), 'Fluctuating renewables in a long-term climate change mitigation strategy', Energy 36(11), 6674--6685.


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