Fabian Arnold is Senior Research Associate at EWI and doctoral candidate at the University of Cologne. In consulting projects for clients from the industry and public sectors, he has analyzed, e.g., the effects of a coal phase-out on the electricity market, carbon emissions and industry. He has advised, among others, the Ministry for Economy, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia (MWIDE). His research focus lies in economic and technical modeling of energy systems, local energy markets and households in the context of decarbonization. During his time at EWI, he completed an exchange as a consultant at the International Energy Agency (IEA), where he worked for several months in the Division “Gas, Coal and Power Markets”. Before joining EWI, Fabian Arnold studied Business Administration and Electrical Power Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taipeh, Taiwan).