Magdolna Prantner


Future Energy and Industry Systems
Research Unit International Energy Transitions
Magdolna Prantner
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Education and Academic Training

  • MSc in Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • BSc in International Rural Innovation and Development, CAH Dronten Professional Agricultural University, Netherlands

Professional Experience

  • Since 2010: Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute, Division Future Energy and Industry Systems
  • Scholarship at the Wuppertal Institute within the German Environmental Foundation International Scholarship Programme (2006 - 2007)
  • Research Assistant at the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research in Budapest, Hungary (REKK) (2005 - 2006)
  • Internship at the Hungarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Transport, Climate Change Secretary (2004)

Dissertation Project

  • Encouraging sustainable renewable energy growth in the enlarged EU

Research Focus

  • Energy and climate policy in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Analysis of energy scenarios
  • Assessment of energy production and energy efficiency technologies
  • Regional transformation processes and structural change towards sustainable development


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