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Martin Kittel

Martin Kittel

Ph.D. Student of the

Energy, Transportation, Environment Department

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Research Topics and Working Areas

Martin Kittel is a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. Prior to DIW, Martin worked as a research associate at the Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy, Technical Institute Berlin and 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.

Publications

DIW Weekly Report 22/23 / 2022

Expanding Solar Energy Capacity to Power the Transition to Heat Pumps

2022| Alexander Roth, Carlos David Gaete Morales, Adeline Guéret, Dana Kirchem, Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
DIW Wochenbericht 22 / 2022

Wärmepumpen statt Erdgasheizungen: Umstieg durch Ausbau der Solarenergie unterstützen

2022| Alexander Roth, Carlos David Gaete Morales, Adeline Guéret, Dana Kirchem, Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
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
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Renewable Energy Targets and Unintended Storage Cycling: Implications for Energy Modeling

In: iScience 25 (2022), 4, 104002, 30 S. | Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Overcoming the Disconnect between Energy System and Climate Modeling

In: Joule (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2022-06-02] | Michael T. Craig, Jan Wohland, Laurens P. Stoop, Alexander Kies, Bryn Pickering, Hannah C. Bloomfield, Jethro Browell, Matteo De Felice, Chris J. Dent, Adrien Deroubaix, Felix Frischmuth, Paula L. M.Gonzalez, Aleksander Grochowicz, Katharina Gruber, Philipp Härtel, Martin Kittel, Leander Kotzur, Inga Labuhn, David J. Brayshaw
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Temporal Aggregation of Time Series to Identify Typical Hourly Electricity System States: A Systematic Assessment of Relevant Cluster Algorithms

In: Energy 247 (2022), 123458, 15 S. | Martin Kittel, Hannes Hobbie, Constantin Dierstein
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Model-Related Outcome Differences in Power System Models with Sector Coupling: Quantification and Drivers

In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 159 (2022), 112177, 14 S. | Hans Christian Gils, Hedda Gardian, Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Murmann, Jann Launer, Felix Gaumnitz, Jonas van Ouwerkerk, Jennifer Mikurda, Laura Torralba-Díaz
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Impacts of Power Sector Model Features on Optimal Capacity Expansion: A Comparative Study

In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 157 (2022), 112004, 12 S. | Jonas van Ouwerkerk, Hans Christian Gils, Hedda Gardian, Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Zerrahn, Alexander Murmann, Jann Launer, Laura Torralba-Díaz, Christian Bußar

Lectures

Vortrag

Severity of Variable Renewable Energy Droughts in Europe

Martin Kittel
Oslo, Norwegen, 30.05.2022 - 01.06.2022
| Conference on Climate, Weather and Carbon Risk in Energy and Finance: University Oslo
Vortrag

Severity of Variable Renewable Energy Droughts in Germany and Europe

Martin Kittel
Freiburg, 25.05.2022 - 27.05.2022
| 40th International Energy Workshop (IEW)
Vortrag

Severity of Variable Renewable Energy Droughts in Germany and Europe

Martin Kittel
Wien, Österreich, 23.05.2022 - 27.05.2022
| European Geoscience Union General Assembly: EGU 2022 [Hybrid]
Vortrag

Renewable Energy Targets and Unintended Storage Cycling: Implications for Energy Modeling

Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
[Online], 29.09.2021
| Abschlussworkshop BMBF-Forschungsprojekt "Future of Fossil Fuels in the Wake of Greenhouse Gas Neutrality (FFF)": Gemeinsamer Workshop von DIW Berlin, TU Berlin und dem Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research [Online]
Vortrag

Renewable Energy Targets and the Storage Cycling Trap: Unintended Effects and Implications for Power Sector Modeling

Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
[Online], 21.06.2021 - 25.06.2021
| 26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists: EAERE 2021; Online

Research Projects

Research Project

Open-source modeling of the future role of renewable hydrogen in Germany and Europe

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

Future of Fossil Fuels in the wake of greenhouse gas neutrality (FFF)

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment

In the media

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