Research Associate at Jacobs University Bremen
Main research fields:
- Governance & Regulation of Smart Grids
- Renewable Energies
Phone: +49 421 200-4868
Marius Buchmann is a research associate at Jacobs University Bremen. His main research interest is on regulation and governance issues related to the digitalization of the energy transition, smart grids and the integration of renewable energies. Primary, Marius currently analyses the implications of the digitalization process in the energy sector from an institutional perspective. He is manages different national and international (focus on Asia) industry and public projectsMarius Buchmann holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Law awarded by the University of Erfurt and a master's degree in Sustainability Economics and Management at Oldenburg University, which included aspects of energy economics and policy, sustainability management and renewable energies. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Jacobs University where he analyzed the implications of data handling in smart grids.
|Since Jan. 2017||Project Group Leader for the SINTEG Project "enera - the next big step towards a sustainable world"|
|Since Feb. 2011||Research Associate at Jacobs University Bremen
|Sep. 2013 – Sep. 2016||Research Associate at Fraunhofer Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung, IFAM
Project manager, Business Administration - Training and Consulting
|Feb. 2010 – Aug. 2013||Research Associate at the Bremer Energie Institut
|Sep. 2009 – Oct. 2010||Research Assistant at the University of Oldenburg
|Feb 2009 – Dec. 2009||Trainee at ecco Unternehmensberatung GmbH
|Feb. 2014 – Oct. 2016||PhD at Jacobs University Bremen
|Oct. 2007 – Oct. 2009||Master degree in “Sustainability Economics and Management” at Oldenburg University
|Aug. 2006 – Feb. 2007||Scholarship for semester abroad at Hong Kong Baptist University
|Oct. 2004 – Sep. 2007||Bachelor in Economics and Law at University of Erfurt
|2020||Environment and Resource Seminar, BA Global Economics and Management, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2019||Research Project, Network Economics for Supply Chain Management, MA Supply Chain Management & Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2019||Environment and Resource Seminar, BA Global Economics and Management, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2018||Research Project, Network Economics for Supply Chain Management, MA Supply Chain Management & Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2018||Guest Lecturer: Case Studies for Data Science, M.A. Data Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2017||Research Project, Innovation Economics for Supply Chain Management, MA Supply Chain Management & Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen.|
|2016||Research Project, Network Economics for Supply Chain Management, MA Supply Chain Management & Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen.|
Main Research Fields
- Market Design
- Smart Grids
- Renewable Energies
- Buchmann, M. (2019). How decentralization drives a change of the institutional framework on the distribution grid level in the electricity sector – the case of local congestion markets, Energy Policy Vol. 145, October 2020.
- Buchmann, M. and Kusznir, J. & Brunekreeft, G. (2019). Assessment of the drafted German Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan, Economics and Policy of Energy and the EnvironmentIssue 1, pp. 85-96.
- Buchmann, M. (2017). The Need for Competition between Decentralized Governance Approaches for Data Exchange in Smart Electricity Grids - Fiscal Federalism vs. Polycentric Governance, The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 139, 106-117.
- Buchmann, M. (2017). Information Management in Smart Grids - Who Should Govern Information Management to Balance Between Coordination and Competition on the Distribution Grid Level?, Utilities Policy, Vol. 44, 2017, 63-72.
- Buchmann, M. (2016). Integrating Stakeholders into the Governance of Data Exchange from Smart Metering, forthcoming in Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 102-122.
- Brandstätt, Chr., Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M. & Friedrichsen, N. (2017). Information Governance in Smart Grids – A Common Information Platform (CIP), Economics, Energy & Environmental Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., and Meyer, R. (2016). The Rise of Third Parties and the Fall of Incumbents: The Case of Germany, The Energy Journal, Vol. 37, Bollino-Madlener Special Issue, pp. 243-262.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., Hattori, T. and Meyer, R. (2016). Evaluation of Strategy of Power Generation Business under Large-Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 23, March 2016.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., and Pechan, A. (2020). Regulatory and Institutional Aspects of the Smart Grids, forthcoming: Flath, C., Madlener, R. and van Dinther, C. (editors), Smart Grid Economics and Management, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., and Meyer, R. (2016). New Developments in Electricity Markets Following Lage-Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, in: Finger, M. and Jaag, Chr. (editors), The Routledge Companion to Network Industries, Routledge Companions, 2016.
- Buchmann, M., Gabriel, J., Wellbrock, P. (2014). Assessment of CO2-emissions from Electric vehicles – state of the scientific debate, in Hülsmann, M and Fornahl, D. (Eds.): Evolutionary Paths Towards the Mobility Patterns of the Future, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., Dänekas, C., Guo, X., Mayer, C., Merkel, M., Rehtanz, C., Göring, A., Herrmann, A., Kodali, R., Stadler, M., Uslar, M., Vogel, N., Luhmann, T. and Menz, T. (2015). Regulatory Pathways For Smart Grid Development in China, Springer, Hamburg.
- Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., Friedrichsen, N., Brandstätt, C. (2013). The institutional framework of Smart Grids in Austria, forthcoming BMVIT Schriftenreihe, 2013.
- Buchmann, M., Hoerstebrock, T., Schütte, S. (2012). Integrating fleets of EVs into rural low-voltage grids with a high share of photovoltaic energy, IEEE Conference Publications: VDE-Kongress Smart Grid Intelligente Energieversorgung der Zukunft.
- Buchmann, M. (2011). The Interdependences between Electric Vehicles and Offshore Wind Energy: An Investigation for the North-Western Region of Germany, 3rd European Conference Smart Grids & E-Mobility, OTTI, 18.10.2011, München.
Recent Invited Presentations
|October 2019||Smart connection agreements and their interrelation with markets for grid services, European Commission, DG Energy, Flexibility Markets of the Future and TSO-DSO cooperation, Brussels, 24th October 2019.|
|February 2019||Disruption in the German Energy Sector – Lessons Learnt, IESE Madrid, 16th Energy Industry Meeting, February 2019, Madrid.|
|November 2018||2018, Innovation in Energy Trading – Insights from energy economics, European Utility Week, 7th November 2018, Vienna.|
|October 2018||Regulatory Challenges Arising from Smart Grids and Digitalization – Insights from institutional and platform economics, 10th FSR and BNetzA Forum on the Legal Issues of Energy Regulation, 12th October 2018, Berlin.|