// Dr. Peter Bickel

Research Departments

Systems analysis


+49 711 78 70-244


Since 2008 senior researcher at ZSW, from December 2009 deputy head of the department Systems Analysis

Researcher at Institute of Energy Economics and Rational Energy Use, University of Stuttgart, from 2000 head of the research group Technology Assessment

PhD-Thesis on external costs of transport, University of Stuttgart

Graduation in Economics and Engineering, University of Karlsruhe

Fields of activity

  • Assessing impacts on environment, economy and society from the use of energy
  • Developing strategies, measures and implementation concepts in the fields of energy and mobility
  • Analysis of value added and employment effects
  • Evaluation of support measures – i.a. the KfW loan programmes for renewable energy
  • Investigation and assessment of the potentials of electromobility

Selection of Publications

  • Musiol, F.; Bickel, P.; Nieder, T.: „Entwicklung der Erneuerbaren Energien 2014/15: Windkraft hält die Energiewende  auf Kurs“, in: Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, Jahrgang 65 (2015), Heft 10.
  • Lehr, U.; Ulrich, P.; Lutz, C.; Thobe, I.; Edler, D.; O’Sullivan, M.; Simon, S.; Naegler, T.; Pfenning, U.; Peter, F.; Sakowski, F.; Bickel, P.: „Beschäftigung durch erneuerbare Energien in Deutschland: Ausbau und Betrieb, heute und morgen“, Studie im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie, Endbericht, Berlin 2015.
  • Bickel, P.: “Social Costs of On-Shore Wind Energy in Europe”, in: T. Jenssen (ed.): “Glances at Renewable und Sustainable Energy – principles, approaches and methodologies for an ambiguous benchmark”, Springer-Verlag, London 2013.
  • Bickel P. and Friedrich R. (Eds.): „ExternE – Externalities of Energy. Methodology 2005 Update”, European Commission, Brussels 2005.
  • Friedrich R. and Bickel P. (Eds.): „Environmental External Costs of Transport”. Springer-Verlag, Berlin 2001.

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