Energy & Climate

Verena Graichen

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

  • Emissions trading
  • Emissions inventories and projections
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy costs and competitive intensity
  • Generation mix projections

Key Projects

  • Model-based analysis of the impacts of different allocation rules upon investments in the electricity market, for WWF Germany
  • Assessment and improvement of methodologies used for greenhouse gas projections for the European Commission, DG Environment
  • Legal assessment, regulation and acceptance of CO2 capture and storage at power plants, for the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Parliament (TAB)
  • The Vision Scenario for the European Union, a study on how to reach a reduction of 30% of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU 25 up to 2030 sponsored by Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament
  • European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change of the European Environment Agency (EEA)

Professional Training

Potsdam University, graduated with the title Dipl. Verwaltungswissenschaftlerin (administrative sciences)


Language Skills

English, Spanish and French


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