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YEP Austria – 2nd Cycle

YEP – 2nd Cycle

The second cycle of our YEP program – lasting until the beginning of 2021 – was launched in February 2018 with a kick-off event at the Federation of Austrian Industries (Industriellenvereinigung). In their introductory speeches, DI Dieter Drexel (IV) and Prof. Dr. Brauner (TU Vienna) underlined the importance of YEP’s commitment and the need to process energy topics on a fact-based basis and make them accessible.

Working groups will develop future perspectives on the topics of

  • Storage & Networks,
  • Buildings,
  • Industrial Processes,
  • Oil & Gas and
  • Austrian Climate and Energy Strategy #mission2030.

On April 27th, 2018, a future workshop organized by the Science, Technology and Society Unit of the Graz University of Technology (Prof. Getzinger / Mag. Suschek-Berger) was held for the second cycle of the YEP program, the results of which were incorporated into the further work of the YEP will be incorporated.

The first network meeting of the second cycle of the YEP program of WEC Austria took place at the invitation of Energie Burgenland on July 10th, 2018 in the InfoCenter Windpark Weiden. The event took place under the motto “Mobility in the Context of the Energiewende – A View from the Perspective of the Sector Coupling”.

Sustainability, innovation and urban energy solutions were at the centre of attention on March 21st, 2019 when the Young Energy Professionals from WEC Austria visited the ASCR research cooperation in the Urban Lakeside Region of Aspern.

Another network meeting will take place on May 28th, 2019 at OMV’s head office.

The first work results are eagerly awaited. Board and participants of the second cycle are given in the following tables:

YEP, 2nd Cycle: Program Board

last name, title first name institution
Baumann, Mag. Elfriede
Baumgartner-Gabitzer, Dr. Ulrike
Brauner, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Günther TU Wien
Getzinger, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Günter AAU
Kienberger, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Thomas Montanuniversität Leoben
Kobau, Dr. Robert World Energy Council
Kroiss, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dr.hc Helmut TU Wien
Nachtnebel, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Hans Peter Universität für Bodenkultur
Nakicenovic, Univ.-Prof. iR Dr. Dr.hc Nebojsa IIASA
Schleicher, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Stefan Universität Graz, WIFO
Schmidt, Dr. Barbara Oesterreichs Energie
Schneider, Dr. Jürgen Umweltbundesamt
Unger, Dr. Stephan St. Anselm College
Vogel, Dipl.-Ing. Theresia Klima- und Energiefonds

YEP, 2nd Cycle: Participants

last name, title first name institution
Akinci, Ing. MSc. Hüsamettin Wiener Netze GmbH
Andiappan, Dipl.-Ing. BSc. Anitha RAG AG
Baierl, MSc. Maria BMNT
Berger, Mag. Michael VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Böckl, Dipl.-Ing. Benjamin Montanuniversität Leoben
Buchegger, Mag. Andre WKÖ
Burgholzer, Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Eiler, Mag.rer.soc.oec. Peter VERBUND AG
Fahrnberger, Mag. Vera Oesterreichs Energie
Fürnsinn, BSc. Bernhard Interessengemeinschaft Windkraft Österreich
Gartner, Mag.phil. Mag.rer.soc.oec. Verena WKÖ
Gaschi, Dipl.-Ing. Milot Wiener Netze GmbH
Hahn, BSc. Philip EVN AG
Haller, Mag. Maximilian Siemens AG Österreich
Hemis, Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Magistrat der Stadt Wien, MA 20
Huber, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Birgit Siemens Schweiz AG
Irschik, Mag. MSc. CEMS MIM Philipp Energie Steiermark AG
Kahler, Dipl.-Ing. Christopher Wiener Netze GmbH
Killian, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Michaela Wien Energie GmbH
Kolar, Dr. LL.M Julia VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Macher, Dipl.-Ing. Peter Christoph KELAG AG
Marko, MSc Florian BMNT
Mayer, Dipl.-Ing. MSc. Josef Siemens AG Österreich
Migglautsch, Mag.iur. Dr.iur. MBA Robert Johann Energie Steiermark AG
Nauschnegg, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Daniel Energietechnik Nauschnegg GmbH
Perterer, MA, MAIA Lucas OMV AG
Pink, Dipl.-Ing. Florian Austrian Power Grid AG
Rab, Dipl.-Ing. Msc. Nikolaus VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Reinfeld-Spadt, MMag. Raphaela Energie Burgenland AG
Richter, Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang TU Graz
Ritter Johannes Universität Innsbruck
Steidl, Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Universität Innsbruck
Tabakovic, Ing. MSc. Momir FH Technikum
Thaler, Dr. Florian OilX
Theuermann-Bernhardt, Mag. Clemens VERBUND AG
Voldrich, BA Alan DA
Wall, Dipl.-Ing. Johannes TU Graz
Weissensteiner, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Pöyry Energy GmbH
Wolkinger, Dipl.-Ing. Doris Energie Steiermark Green Power GmbH

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