Prof. Dr. Felix Müsgens



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Professor Müsgens leads the Energy Innovation Centre (EIZ) at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus. EIZ provides cutting edge research for the energy transition, both theoretical and applied. It contributes to the energy transformation on the global as well as on the regional level (Lusatia is a lignite mining area at the heart of the coal phase-out). EIZ comprises 14 professors and funds more than 70 researchers at BTU. It has around 50 partners from business, politics and academia. Felix also holds the Chair of Energy Economics at BTU where his research focuses on energy economics, energy data analytics and energy system modeling. He has published more than 80 works, including numerous peer-reviewed articles in top field journals. In both applied and theoretical research projects he works with industrial companies and energy suppliers as well as with associations and government ministries.

Mr. Müsgens is a member of numerous committees (e.g., Scientific Advisory and Project Board of 50Hertz) and Associated Researcher at EPRG (University of Cambridge) and the RWI Research Network. From 2019 to 2021, he acted as the elected scientific representative on the Exchange Council of the European Energy Exchange (EEX). In the academy project ESYS, he co-led the working group electricity market design. Mr. Müsgens received his doctorate at the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) and the DFG Graduated School Risk Management at the University of Cologne. He has extensive industry experience as heading Trianel’s portfolio management team and as founder of the boutique consultancy r2b energy consulting GmbH as well as r2b’s subsidiary solarea GmbH, which identifies and secures space for renewable projects and supports with permitting processes.

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