MPA-ES Module: Sustainable Energy Economics and Policy
Prof. Madlener is the founding and current Director of the Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior (FCN), which forms an integral element of the interdisciplinary and integrated E.ON Energy Research Center established at RWTH Aachen University in 2006. His main research interests, on which he has published extensively over the last 25 years, are in the fields of energy economics and policy; sustainable energy systems; the adoption, temporal & spatial diffusion of innovation; and investment in and optimal mixes of innovative energy technologies under uncertainty. The main teaching activities of Professor Madlener comprise Energy Economics, Environmental & Resource Economics, Economics of Technological Diffusion, Economics of Technical Change, Smart Grid Economics and Management, and Public Choice. He acts as Co-Editor of the Energy Policy journal and serves on the Editorial Boards of a number of international scientific journals, including Applied Economics Quarterly; Applied Energy; Energy Efficiency; Energy Systems; Energy, Sustainability and Society; International Journal of Energy Sector Management; International Journal of Future Cities and Environment; and the Journal of Energy Storage.