Think tank

Institute of Energy Economics

EWI, Cologne University

Cologne, Germany

EWI's activities are education; research and consultancy; organization of conference; and publication. EWI's research and consultancy covers the following areas: (1) sector-specific energy industry studies; (2) energy pricing; (3) institutional and regulatory issues; (4) integration of energy markets in the EU; (5) energy and environmental interaction; and (6) modeling of the electricity and gas markets. In addition, EWI offers an optional course in energy economics in Cologne University's Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. The course can be chosen among the graduate programs in business administration and economics. Each year, some 50 graduate students choose this option, and about 15 students prepare their final thesis in the field of energy economics. The institute also supervises about 15 doctoral students. For almost 50 years, EWI has been organizing the annual International Cologne Energy Conference (Internationale Arbeitstagung).

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ewi.uni-koeln.de

Address:
Alte Wagenfabrik, Vogelsanger Straße 321a, 50827 Köln

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany, Europe
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1943
Age (years)
Institute of Energy Economics
78 
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Annette Becker, Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ketter
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2018): Felix Höffler
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Felix Höffler
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute of Energy Economics
 36
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Institute of Energy Economics
42% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institute of Energy Economics
 17%
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institute of Energy Economics
 12
Germany average
 147
Global average
 6,666

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute of Energy Economics
 777
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Institute of Energy Economics
 742
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 20/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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