Martin Kittel

Ph.D. Student in the

Energy, Transportation, Environment Department


+49 30 89789 - 536
Research Topics and Working Areas

Martin Kittel is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center and a research associate at the Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy, Technical Institute Berlin. Prior to academia, Martin worked with Germanwatch, a development and environmental civil society organization, focusing on energy transition cooperation in Southeast Europe. He has completed internships at the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Sydney and the European utility Vattenfall, mainly working in the area of electricity market data analysis. Martin holds degrees in Business Management (M.Sc.) and Business Administration and Economics (B.Sc.) from Technical University Dresden, and spent two semesters at Teesside University in the United Kingdom.

His Master’s Thesis was devoted to the identification of representative market situation in the European electricity markets for energy system modeling. His current research interests are centered around the decarbonization of European electricity markets.


DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 129 / 2018

Kohleausstieg in NRW im deutschen und europäischen Kontext - Energiewirtschaft, Klimaziele und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung

2018| Pao-Yu Oei, Hanna Brauers, Claudia Kemfert, Martin Kittel, Leonard Göke, Christian von Hirschhausen, Paula Walk
DIW Weekly Report 33 / 2018

Successful Climate Protection via Rapid Coal Phaseout in Germany and North Rhine-Westphalia

2018| Leonard Göke, Martin Kittel, Claudia Kemfert, Casimir Lorenz, Pao-Yu Oei, Christian von Hirschhausen
DIW Wochenbericht 33 / 2018

Erfolgreicher Klimaschutz durch zügigen Kohleausstieg in Deutschland und Nordrhein-Westfalen

2018| Leonard Göke, Martin Kittel, Claudia Kemfert, Casimir Lorenz, Pao-Yu Oei, Christian von Hirschhausen



Scenarios for Coal Exit in Germany

Leonard Goeke, Martin Kittel
Berlin, 12.10.2018
| Sustainable Energy for the Low-Carbon Transformation: Berlin Conference on Sustainable Energy and Infrastructure Economics and Policy – BELEC / INFRADAY 2018

Research Projects

Research Project

Future of Fossil Fuels in the wake of greenhouse gas neutrality

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment