Dr. Stefan Thomas


Energy, Transport and Climate Policy
Stefan Thomas
+49 202 2492-143
+49 202 2492-250

Education and Academic Training

  • Study of physics, Universities of Darmstadt and Marburg

Professional Experience

  • Since November 2003, Director of the Division Energy, Transport and Climate Policy
  • Project Co-ordinator in the Energy Division and scientific coordination: energy efficiency and new business concepts, Wuppertal Institute, 1993 - 2003
  • Research fellow and project co-oordinator in the Energy Division at the Öko-Institut, Darmstadt office, 1991 - 1993

Research Focus

  • Energy efficiency and climate change mitigation policy
  • Market transformation of energy efficient equipment and appliances
  • Energy services in a liberalised market
  • Regulation in the energy supply industry

Teaching / Memberships

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Energy Efficiency"
  • Co-Chair of the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) 2012 and 2014
  • Lecturer University Kassel


  • Peer-reviewed journals:
    - Energy Efficiency
    - Energy Policy
    - Energy & Environment
    - Energy and Buildings
  • 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Conferences:
    - eceee Summer Study
    - EEDAL
    - International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC)