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Alexander Roth

Alexander Roth

Research Associate of the

Energy, Transportation, Environment Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Alexander is a Ph.D. student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since October 2018. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and his Master’s degree in economics from the University of Mannheim and the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in a joint double-degree program. Alexander’s research interests include empirical microeconomics, focusing on climate, energy, and environmental topics and policies. Before joining the DIW, Alexander worked in the climate action department of the European Commission and as a researcher for the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel.

Publications

DIW focus 10 / 2023

Mixed Mid-Term Review for German Traffic Light Coalition in the Energy Transition; Significant Effort Needed to Achieve Targets

2023| Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Roth, Adeline Guéret, Felix Schmidt
DIW aktuell ; 90 / 2023

Gemischte Halbzeitbilanz für Ampel bei Energiewende – Gute Fortschritte bei Photovoltaik, schwache Dynamik bei Elektromobilität und Windenergie

2023| Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Roth, Adeline Guéret, Felix Schmidt
SOEPpapers 1197 / 2023

Do Wind Turbines Have Adverse Health Impacts?

2023| Christian Krekel, Johannes Rode, Alexander Roth
Diskussionspapiere 2054 / 2023

Do Wind Turbines Have Adverse Health Impacts?

2023| Christian Krekel, Johannes Rode, Alexander Roth
Sonstige Publikationen des DIW / Aufsätze 2023

Ampel-Monitor Energiewende #8: Aktuelle Zahlen zu Elektroautos

2023| Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Roth
Other refereed essays

Ampel-Monitor Energiewende: ambitionierte Ziele, aber zu geringe Dynamik

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 104 (2024), 6, S. 427–430 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Roth, Adeline Guéret, Felix Schmidt
Externe Monographien

Five Essays in Energy Economics: Numerical and Empirical Perspectives on the Decarbonization of the Energy Sector

Berlin: Technische Universität Berlin, 2024, XIX, 195 S. | Alexander Roth
Externe Monographien

Flexible Heat Pumps: Must-Have or Nice to Have in a Power Sector with Renewables?

Ithaca: arXiv.org, 2023, 27 S.
(arXiv ; 2307.12918)
| Alexander Roth, Dana Kirchem, Carlos Gaete-Morales, Wolf-Peter Schill
Refereed essays Web of Science

Geographical Balancing of Wind Power Decreases Storage Needs in a 100% Renewable European Power Sector

In: iScience 26 (2023), 7, 107074 | Alexander Roth, Wolf-Peter Schill
Refereed essays Web of Science

Not Only a Mild Winter: German Consumers Change Their Behavior to Save Natural Gas: Commentary

In: Joule 7 (2023), 6, S. 1081-1086 | Alexander Roth, Felix Schmidt

Lectures

Vortrag

Wo steht die Energiewende? Live-Episode des Podcasts fossilfrei

Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Roth
Berlin, 22.06.2024
| Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, DIW Berlin
Vortrag

Variable Renewable Energy Droughts (“Dunkelflauten”) and Power Sector Implications: A Model-based Analysis in the European Context

Martin Kittel, Alexander Roth, Wolf-Peter Schil
Dresden, 12.04.2024
| Exploring Energy Demand Dynamics: 18th Conference on Energy Economics and Technology - ENERDAY 2024
Vortrag

Power Sector Effects of Different Roll-outs of Flexible versus Inflexible Heat Pumps

Dana Kirchem, Alexander Roth, Carlos Gaete Morales, Wolf-Peter Schill
Kopenhagen, Dänemark, 12.09.2023 - 13.09.2023
| 9th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems: SESAAU 2023
Vortrag

Power Sector Effects of Different Roll-outs of Flexible versus Inflexible Heat Pumps

Dana Kirchem, Alexander Roth, Carlos Gaete Morales, Wolf-Peter Schill
Mailand, Italien, 24.07.2023 - 27.07.2023
| The Global Energy Transition Toward Decarbonization: 18th IAEE European Conference
Vortrag

Wärmepumpen statt Erdgasheizungen: Umstieg durch Ausbau der Solarenergie unterstützen [Online]

Alexander Roth, Carlos Gaete Morales, Adeline Guéret , Dana Kirchem, Martin Kittel, Wolf-Peter Schill
Niedersachsen [Hybrid], 01.10.2022 - 09.10.2022
| Woche der Wärmepumpe

Research Projects

Research Project

Decarbonisation of energy

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

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

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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