Franziska Schöniger

Dipl.-Ing. Franziska Schöniger

Franziska Schöniger is a researcher and Ph.D. candidate at the Energy Economics Group (EEG) at the Vienna University of Technology since December 2017. She is part of a team dealing with policy-related research in the area of energy policy and energy economics with a focus on renewable energy technologies. She did her studies in the field of Energy Economics and Renewable Energy Technology in Austria, Morocco, New Zealand, and Denmark.

Her research interests and past project works include (open source) energy system modelling, integrated assessment of energy systems with increasing shares of renewable energies, design and evaluation of energy policy strategies, feasibility and impacts of RES targets for 2020 and beyond, flexibility and storage options and needs, and the econometric analysis of European energy markets.



Market Uptake of Solar Thermal Electricity through Cooperation

RNP (Renewable Networking Platform)

Development of a networking platform and support to local and regional authorities for renewable energy development


Supply security and flexibility needs in line with 100% renewable electricity in Austria


Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation

PREBS 2018

Technical Assistance in preparation of 2018 report on renewable energy in the European Union