Hans-Josef Fell

Hans-Josef Fell

President of the Energy Watch Group

Hans-Josef Fell was a member of the German Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/the Greens from 1998 to 2013. He authored the 2000 draft Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG),  the foundation for the technology developments in photovoltaic, biogas, wind power and geothermal energy in Germany. Hans-Josef Fell is an internationally renowned energy and climate change advisor, author and speaker.

Scientific Board

Dr. Werner Zittel

Chairman of the Scientific Board

Dr. Werner Zittel

Dr. Werner Zittel is a Senior Scientist at the Ludwig Bölkow Systemtechnik GmbH, a Munich-based consulting company specializing in sustainable energy and transport strategies. An acknowledged expert on energy resources, Werner Zittel holds a doctorate in physics from the Technical University of Darmstadt and worked at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics. His main fields of expertise include strategies and scenario calculations for new energy carriers and infrastructure.

Dr. Christian Breyer

Chairman of the Scientific Board

Dr. Christian Breyer

Dr. Christian Breyer is a Professor for Solar Economy at Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finnland. His major expertise is the integrated research of technological and economic characteristics of renewable energy systems, energy system modeling and 100 % renewable energy scenarios. Previously he was a managing director of the Reiner Lemoine Institute, Berlin. Christian Breyer holds a doctorate in the field of economics of hybrid PV power plants and authored and co-authored about 90 scientific publications.

Dr. Claudia Kemfert

Chairman of the Scientific Board

Dr. Claudia Kemfert

Dr. Claudia Kemfert is a Professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability at Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and Head of the department Energy, Transportation, Environment at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Her research activities concentrate on the evaluation of climate and energy policy strategies. Claudia Kemfert advised EU president José Manuel Barroso in a “High level Group on Energy and Climate”, and acts as an external expert for the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC).

Parliamentarians

Loubna Amhaïr

Parliamentarian
House of Representatives of Morocco, Popular Movement

Leila Ouled Ali Bahri

Parliamentarian
Member of Tunisian Parliament, Mouvement Nidaa Tounes

Dr. Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou

Parliamentarian
Circle of Mediterranean Parliamentarians on Sustainable Development

Adam Bandt

Parliamentarian
Federal Member for Melbourne, Australian Greens

Marco Bülow

Parliamentarian
German Parliament, Social Democratic Party

Dieter Janecek

Parliamentarian
German Parliament, Alliance 90/The Greens

Hanna Kosonen

Parliamentarian
Member of the Finnish Parliament

Sylvia Kotting-Uhl

Parliamentarian
German Parliament, Alliance 90/The Greens

Jo Leinen

Parliamentarian
Member of the European Parliament, Social Democratic Party

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Marinković

Parliamentarian
National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

Christine Milne

Parliamentarian
Former Australian Senator, Australian Greens

Sirpa Pietikäinen

Parliamentarian
Member of the European Parliament, Kansallinen Kokoomus Party

Dr. Alex Ryabchyn

Parliamentarian
Member of the Ukrainian Parliament

Rosaline J. Smith

Parliamentarian
Parliament of Sierra Leone, All People's Congress

Antero Vartia

Parliamentarian
Member of the Finnish Parliament

Scientists

Prof. Dr. Ugo Bardi

Scientist
Earth Sciences of the University of Florence

Dr. Osman Benchikh

Scientist
International Sustainable Energy Development Centre, UNESCO

Dr. José Luis Cordeiro

Scientist
Singularity University, Institute of Developing Economies, The Millennium Project

Dr. Leonid A. Dombrovsky

Scientist
Institute for High Temperatures under the Russian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Georgy Ermolenko

Scientist
Centre for Renewable Energy at the Institute for Energy, Moscow Higher School of Economics

Paul Gipe

Scientist
Renewable Energy Analyst

Dr. Gerhard Herres

Scientist
Thermo-Dynamics and Energy Engineering, University of Paderborn

Prof. Marc Jacobson

Scientist
Atmosphere and Energy Program, Stanford University

Dr. Lutz Mez

Scientist
Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin

Dr. Enebish Namjil

Scientist
Dept. of Applied Sciences and Engineering, National University of Mongolia

Dr. Rudolf Rechsteiner

Scientist
Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich

Dr. Sven Teske

Scientist
Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Quaschning

Scientist
University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Institute for Regenerative Energy Systems

Prof. Dr. Eicke Weber

Scientist
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE