Franziska Schöniger

 Franziska Schöniger

Franziska is a research associate at the Energy Economics Group (EEG) since December 2017 and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2023). She is part of a team dealing with electricity system modelling and policy-related research. Previously, Franziska conducted her studies in the field of energy economics and renewable energy technologies in Austria, Morocco, New Zealand, and Denmark. Her research interests and recent project work includes (open source) energy system modelling, the impact of climate change on energy systems, integrated assessment of energy systems with increasing shares of renewable energies, design and evaluation of energy policy strategies, feasibility and impacts of renewable energy targets for 2030/2050, flexibility and storage options/needs, and the econometric analysis of European energy markets.


12/2017 — date
Research Associate at EEG, TU Wien
Oesterreichs Energie Preis - Best dissertation
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, TU Wien
BOKU Best Talent Award
M.Sc. in Material and Energetic Exploitation of Renewable Raw Materials, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna
B.A. in European Energy Economics, FH Kufstein


2020 2024

Securing Austria's Electricity Supply in times of Climate Change