Person

Jan Martin Specht

M. Sc.

Research Associate

Jan Martin Specht
Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, insb. Energieökonomik

Address

Room: 10.23

Mathieustraße 10

52074 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 49832
Fax: +49 241 80 49829

Office Hours

Tuesdays, 11-12
 

Research Interests

  • Upcoming business models for decentralized energy assets
  • Energy storage solutions, e.g. home-battery-storage, pumped-storage power plants, power-to-gas
  • Challenges for distribution grids resulting from the sustainable energy transition
 

Curriculum Vitae

Jan Martin Specht obtained his degrees as Bachelor and Master of Science in Business Administration with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a further specialization in the field of energy technologies at RWTH Aachen. After studies in the field of hydropower pump storage systems in closed down coal mines and Real Options investigation in a geothermal project he joined the Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior in September of 2015.

 

Publications

Journal Articles (full scholarly peer-review)
Specht, J. M., Madlener, R. (2019). Energy Supplier 2.0: A Conceptual Business Model for Energy Suppliers Aggregating Flexible Distributed Assets and Policy Issues Raised. Energy Policy, 135. [ScienceDirect]

Pereira, G. I., Specht, J. M., Silva, P. P., & Madlener, R. (2018). Technology, business model, and market design adaptation toward smart electricity distribution: Insights for policy making. Energy Policy, 121, 426–440. [ScienceDirect]

 
Working Papers
Specht J.M., Madlener R. (2018). Business Models for Energy Suppliers Aggregating Flexible Distributed Assets and Policy Issues Raised, FCN Working Paper No. 7/2018, Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior, RWTH Aachen University, April. [SSRN]
Pereira G.I., Specht J.M., Pereira da Silva P., Madlener R. (2018). Technology, Business Model, and Market Design Adaptation Toward Smart Electricity Distribution: Insights for Policy Making, FCN Working Paper No. 3/2018, Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior, RWTH Aachen University, March. [SSRN]

 
Contributions to Conferences and Workshops
Specht J.M., Ebersbach N., Madlener R. (2017). How Distribution System Operators Meet the Energy Transition Challenges: A Comparative Analysis for Portugal and Germany, EfS 2017, February 8 - 10, 2017, Funchal, Portugal.
Zaunbrecher B. S., Bexten T., Specht J. M., Wirsum M., Madlener R., Ziefle M. (2017). Using Scenarios for Interdisciplinary Energy Research - A Process Model. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems. 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, April 22-24, 2017, Porto, Portugal. SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications, pp. 293–298.

 
Books/Book Chapters

Madlener R., Specht J.M. (2018). Business Opportunities and the Regulatory Framework, in: R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison (Eds.), Energy Storage Options and Their Environmental Impact, Royal Society of Chemistry, Ch. 9, pp.296-320. [RSC]

 
Reports
Sauer D. U., Nykamp S., Badeda J., Fuchs C. et al. (2016). Speicher-& Systemflexibilisierung, Dezentrale Speicher als neue Elemente mit Flexibilitätspotential für die Netze - Handlungsempfehlungen einer Expertengruppe im Netzwerk „Netze und Speicher“, NRW, September 2016.
Mirz M., Razik L., Tokel H.A., Specht J.M., Dinkelbach J., Syben O., Alirezaei G., Madlener R., Mathar R., Monti A. (2018): Verbundvorhaben SINERGIEN: Entwicklung einer systemebenenübergreifenden, integrierten Co-Simulationsplattform zur Unterstützung von Investitionsentscheidungen mit dem Ziel der Beschleunigung des Umbaus vorhandener Energieversorgungssysteme zu Smart Grids. Final Report. Aachen, 2018.