Dr. Wolf-Peter Schill

Deputy Head of Department in the

Energy, Transportation, Environment Department

Research Topics and Working Areas
  • Energy economics
  • Renewable energy integration
  • Power sector modeling
  • Energy storage, electric mobility, sector coupling
  • Editor-in-chief DIW Weekly Report

Wolf-Peter Schill is deputy head of the Department Energy, Transportation, Environment at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and responsible for the research area “Transformation of the Energy Economy”. After studying environmental engineering at TU Berlin and Macquarie University Sydney, he obtained a doctoral degree in energy economics at TU Berlin. His research focuses on renewable energy integration, energy storage, electric mobility, and other sector coupling strategies. His methodological focus is open-source power sector modeling. At DIW Berlin, he works in various research projects with grants from German federal ministries and the European Commission. His work lead to numerous articles in leading international peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Energy, European Economic Review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy Policy, and others. He is an active member of the Leibniz Research Alliance Energy Transition and the National Platform Future of Mobility. Besides, he is co-editor-in-chief of DIW’s Wochenbericht / Weekly Report.

Publications

Nature Energy

Start-up costs of thermal power plants in markets with increasing shares of variable renewable generation

2017 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Michael Pahle, Christian Gambardella
European Economic Review

On the economics of electrical storage for variable renewable energy sources

2018 | Alexander Zerrahn, Wolf-Peter Schill, Claudia Kemfert
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

Long-run power storage requirements for high shares of renewables: results and sensitivities

2018 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Zerrahn
Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy

Prosumage of solar electricity: pros, cons, and the system perspective

2017 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Zerrahn, Friedrich Kunz
DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 140 / 2019

CO2-Bepreisung im Wärme- und Verkehrssektor: Diskussion von Wirkungen und alternativen Entlastungsoptionen; Endbericht des gleichnamigen Forschungsvorhabens im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und nukleare Sicherheit (BMU)

2019| Stefan Bach, Niklas Isaak, Claudia Kemfert, Uwe Kunert, Wolf-Peter Schill, Nicole Wägner, Aleksandar Zaklan
DIW Wochenbericht 35 / 2019

Power-to-X: so wenig wie nötig, nicht so viel wie möglich: Kommentar

2019| Wolf-Peter Schill
DIW Wochenbericht 13 / 2019

Umweltwirkungen der Ökosteuer begrenzt, CO2-Bepreisung der nächste Schritt

2019| Claudia Kemfert, Wolf-Peter Schill, Nicole Wägner, Aleksandar Zaklan
DIW Roundup 127 / 2019

Ansätze zur Umgestaltung von Abgaben und Umlagen auf Strom sowie Heiz- und Kraftstoffe

2019| Andrea Dertinger, Wolf-Peter Schill
Weitere Aufsätze

Solar Prosumage: An Economic Discussion of Challenges and Opportunities

In: Jens Lowitzsch (Ed.) , Energy Transition: Financing Consumer Co-Ownership in Renewables
S. 703-731
| Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Zerrahn, Friedrich Kunz
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Open Power System Data – Frictionless Data for Electricity System Modelling

In: Applied Energy 236 (2019), S. 401-409 | Frauke Wiese, Ingmar Schlecht, Wolf-Dieter Bunke, Clemens Gerbaulet, Lion Hirth, Martin Jahn, Friedrich Kunz, Casimir Lorenz, Jonathan Mühlenpfordt, Juliane Reimann, Wolf-Peter Schill
Monographien

Cost Benefit Analysis of Sets and Alternative Local Small-Scale Storage Options

Mannheim: MVV Energie AG, 2018, 184 S.
(H2020 RealValue ; D3.6)
| Ciara O'Dwyer, Wolf-Peter Schill, Alexander Zerrahn ...
Weitere Aufsätze

Gasförmige Kraftstoffe am Beispiel des Transports von Wasserstoff über LOHC-Systeme

In: Florian Ausfelder, Hanna Ewa Dura (Hrsg.) , Optionen für ein nachhaltiges Energiesystem mit Power-to-X Technologien : Herausforderungen - Potenziale - Methodik - Auswirkungen ; 1. Roadmap des Kopernikus-Projektes "Power-to-X": Flexible Nutzung erneuerbarer Ressourcen (P2X)
S. 130-133
Kopernikus Projekte : Die Zukunft unserer Energie
| Sarah Deutz, Thomas Grube, Peter Preuster, Martin Robinius, Wolf-Peter Schill
Weitere Aufsätze

Entwicklungspfade und Potenziale im Verkehrssektor

In: Florian Ausfelder, Hanna Ewa Dura (Hrsg.) , Optionen für ein nachhaltiges Energiesystem mit Power-to-X Technologien : Herausforderungen - Potenziale - Methodik - Auswirkungen ; 1. Roadmap des Kopernikus-Projektes "Power-to-X": Flexible Nutzung erneuerbarer Ressourcen (P2X)
S. 130-133
Kopernikus Projekte : Die Zukunft unserer Energie
| Florian Ausfelder, Thomas Grube, Frank Merten, Peter Preuster, Martin Robinius, Wolf-Peter Schill

Research Projects

Research Project

P2X (Kopernikus)

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

Development of an Evaluation Frame for the Introduction of Electromobility (DEFINE)

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

Impact of Renewable Energy Sources (ImpRES)

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

Die Auswirkungen des Atomausstiegs in Deutschland auf Strompreise und Klimaschutz in Deutschland und Europa

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

Mainstreaming of Climate Risks and Chances in the Finance Sector

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
Research Project

General Economic and Sectoral Effects of the Promotion of Renewable Energies

Completed Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment, Firms and Markets
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