Max Schönfisch, M.Sc.

Max Schönfisch

has been working as a Research Associate and as a doctoral candidate at EWI since 2016. In consulting projects for clients from the industry and public sectors, he has analyzed, e.g., the possible effects of Brexit on the British and the European electricity market. Besides companies and start-ups in the energy sector, he has also advised, among others, the British Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). His research focus lies on the analysis of electricity markets. Before joining EWI, Max Schönfisch studied Governance and Public Policy at the University of Passau (Germany) as well as Energy Economics at the University of Dundee (Scotland).

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Curriculum Vitae


Client: International Energy Agency (IEA)

IEA Market Report Series: Coal 2018


Die Bedeutung des Rheins im deutschen Energiesystem

Max Schönfisch, Simon Schulte; 2019
In: et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 69 (4), pp. 45 - 46.

Geschäftsmodelle zur Einbindung dezentraler Anlagen auf Haushaltsebene in Virtuelle Kraftwerke

Georg Holtz, Samir Jeddi, Johannes Fleer, Sascha Birk, Max Schönfisch, Dietmar Lindenberger, Thorsten Schneiders; 2019
In: et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 69 (3), pp. 33 - 36.

Aktuelle Entwicklungen auf den Kohle- und Gasmärkten und ihre Rückwirkungen auf die Merit Order

Harald Hecking, Eren Çam, Max Schönfisch, Simon Schulte; 2017
In: et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Vol. 67 (6), pp. 34-38.

Consulting Projects

Framework contract for consulting services in energy economics
Development of Power Generation from coal-fired power plants in Europe
E-Mobility: Infrastructure at the junction of the automotive and energy industries
Development of scenario storylines and modeling of the European electricity sector
Energy Scenarios for an Utility Company
The economic Potential of Power2Heat-Storages in individual applications
Developments on UK electricity markets
Impacts of further Single Electricity Market reform and integration on Great Britain and the European Union

Research Projects

Entwicklung digitaler Geschäftsmodelle bei dezentraler Energieversorgung – (Regionale) Virtuelle Kraftwerke