Energiewirtschaftliches Institut an der Universität zu Köln gGmbH

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Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge

Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge

is the provisional managing director of EWI. He has been full professor of economics at the University of Cologne and Director of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI) since 2007. His research interests comprise institutional and economic issues in energy economics and energy policy.
Professor Bettzüge is an active member of various scientific and advisory boards as well as of national and international academic committees. From 2011 to 2013, he has been a member of the German Parliament’s Commission on “Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Living”.
After studying mathematics and economics at the Universities of Bonn, Cambridge and Berkeley, he received his doctorate in economics with a thesis on “Financial Innovation from a General Equilibrium Perspective.” Following that, Professor Bettzüge worked as a researcher at the Universities of Bonn and Zurich, and as a management consultant with internationally renowned consulting firms. Prior to his appointment to the University of Cologne, he held the position of Partner and Vice President with the strategy consultancy The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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Studies

Client: Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)

Brief assessment of alternatives for financing the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG)

ewi ER&S and FiFo Cologne assess three extreme cases of financing alternatives for the EEG: a kW-based levy on electricity, a carbon tax as well as financing from the federal budget. All options improve the competitiveness of electricity and incentivize sector coupling.

Client: Stiftung Mercator

Turkey as an Energy Hub

Client: E.ON Climate & Renewables North America

Germany’s Wind and Solar Deployment 1991-2015

Case study on Germany’s wind and solar deployment and renewable energy policy structure. Research Cooperation with Stanford University.

Client: E.ON Climate & Renewables North America

Solar and Wind Deployment: A Comparison of Experiences in Germany, California and Texas

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Client: Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.

Trendstudie Strom 2022 – Belastungstest für die Energiewende

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Working Paper

Solar and Wind Deployment: A Comparison of Experiences in Germany, California and Texas.

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Christina Elberg, Felix Höffler, Jakob Peter
December 2015
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Germany’s Wind and Solar Deployment 1991 – 2015

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Christina Elberg, Felix Höffler, Jakob Peter
December 2015
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The economic value of storage in renewable power systems – the case of thermal energy storage in concentrating solar plants

Stephan Nagl, Michaela Fürsch, Cosima Jägemann, Marc Oliver Bettzüge
August 2011
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Articles

Deutsche Klimaziele 2030 – zur Größe der Herausforderungen

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Oliver Hennes; 2019
In: ZBW – Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft / Wirtschaftsdienst, pp. 177-180.
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Den Nicht-ETS-Bereich als das zentrale Handlungsfeld für nationale Klima- und Energiepolitik anerkennen

Marc Oliver Bettzüge; 2018
In: et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 68 (12), pp. 25 - 27.
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Nationale Klimaziele – Hürde und Chance für einen Klimakonsens

Marc Oliver Bettzüge; 2018
In: et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 68 (1), pp. 32-34.
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Geopolitical Dynamics in the European Gas Market from an Economic Perspective

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Harald Hecking; 2017
In: Turkey as an Energy Hub? Contributions on Turkey's Role in EU Energy Supply, pp. 125-142.
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Zwischen Rhetorik und Realität – Perspektiven der deutschen Energiepolitik

Marc Oliver Bettzüge; 2016
In: et – Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 66 (10), pp. 8-13.
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Ausbau der erneuerbaren Energien und der Wettbewerb zwischen leitungsgebundenen Infrastrukturen

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Helena Schweter; 2016
In: EY Studie: Geschäftsmodelle 2020 - Wie in der Energiewirtschaft zukünftig noch Geld verdient werden kann, p. 30.
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COP 21 – Euphorie, Ernüchterung und Perspektiven für globale Treibhausgasminderung

Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Jakob Peter; 2016
In: ifo Schnelldienst, Vol. 69 (3), pp. 26-29.
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Nationaler Hochmut oder cui bono? Ökonomische Betrachtungen zur deutschen ‘Energiewende’

Marc Oliver Bettzüge; 2014
In: Physik Journal, Vol. 13 (5), pp. 33-38.
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Dissertation

Financial Innovation from a General Equilibrium Perspective

Marc Oliver Bettzüge; 1997
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Consulting Projects

Erlösanalyse eines GuD-Kraftwerks – Einfluss der Maßnahmen des Eckpunkte-Papiers “Strommarkt”