Franziska Schöniger

 Franziska Schöniger

Franziska is a research associate and PhD candidate at the Energy Economics Group (EEG) since December 2017. She is part of a team dealing with policy-related research and policy instrument design to accelerate the deplyoment of renewable energy technologies in the energy system. 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, 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 and PhD Candidate at EEG, 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 2023

Securing Austria's Electricity Supply in times of Climate Change