Jonas Zinke, M.Sc.

Senior Research Associate

Jonas Zinke, M.Sc.

Senior Research Associate

Jonas Zinke 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, for example, the future security of power supply in Europe and how Germany could become climate neutral by 2045. He has advised, among others, the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), the German Energy Agency (dena) as well as electricity producers, suppliers and TSOs. Furthermore, Jonas took part in the EWI’s cooperation with the International Energy Agency (IEA) and worked for several months as a consultant in the Division “Gas, Coal and Power Markets”. His research focus lies in economic and technical modeling of energy systems. In his previous publications, he investigated abatement cost curves of carbon emissions in the power sector as well as the coordination of grid and wind energy investment. Before joining EWI, Jonas Zinke studied Business Administration and Electrical Power Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (Pohang, South Korea).

Studies

On behalf of: Akademienprojekt "Energiesysteme der Zukunft" (ESYS)
On behalf of: Internationale Energieagentur (IEA)
On behalf of: Internationale Energie Agentur (IEA)
On behalf of: Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)

Articles

Published in: Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft, Vol. 45 (2), 2021, pp. 91-107.
Published in: et – Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 70 (12), 2020, pp. 52-54.

Consulting Projects

dena-Leitstudie “Aufbruch Klimaneutralität”
Development of an energy tax system for the integrated energy transition
Impact of a split of the German bidding zone on the electricity system

Research Projects

Regionales Virtuelles Flächenkraftwerk für Versorgungssicherheit und Stromnetzstabilität (Quirinus)