Charlotte Senkpiel M.Eng.

Project Manager, Energy System Analysis, Division Energy Technologies and Systems

Research focus

  • Energy system modelling 
  • Social-science in energy system modelling 
  • Modelling technology diffusion 
  • Power System optimization 
  • Policy analysis and recommendation 

Curriculum vitae

2011 Bachelor Energy and Environmental Management FH Flensburg
2012 Master Energy and Environmental Management University Flensburg
2012-2018 Researcher at Fraunhofer ISE
2018-2020 PhD candidate Fraunhofer ISE "Approaches for coupling social-scientific and psychological variables and methods with energy system analysis"

Major projects

AutGrid Opportunities and Risks of Grid Autarky in Germany
Sozio-E2S Influence of Socio-Cultural Factors on Transformation Paths of Germany’s Energy System


YearTitle/AuthorDocument Type
2021Modeling of Persistence, Non-acceptance and Sufficiency in Long-term Energy Scenarios for Germany
Kost, C.; Brandes, J.; Senkpiel, C.; Sterchele, P.; Wrede, D.; Henning, H.-M.
Journal Article
2021Open-source simulation of the long-term diffusion of alternative passenger cars on the basis of investment decisions of private persons
Senkpiel, C.; Berneiser, J.; Baumann, D.
Journal Article
2021The role of norms and collective efficacy for the importance of techno-economic vehicle attributes in Germany
Berneiser, J.; Senkpiel, C.; Steingrube, A.; Gölz, S.
Journal Article
2021Simulating the Adoption of Electric Vehicles Under Consideration of Person-Related Variables
Senkpiel, C.; Berneiser, J.
Conference Paper
2020Integrating methods and empirical findings from social and behavioural sciences into energy system models - motivation and possible approaches
Senkpiel, Charlotte; Dobbins, Audrey; Kockel, Christina; Steinbach, Jan; Fahl, Ulrich; Wille, Farina; Globisch, Joachim; Wassermann, Sandra; Droste-Franke, Bert; Hauser, Wolfgang; Hofer, Claudia; Nolting, Lars; Bernath, Christiane
Journal Article
2020Sozio-E2S: Open Source Energiesystemmodellierung - Einfluss von soziokulturellen Faktoren auf Transformationspfade des deutschen Energiesystems. Schlussbericht: Laufzeit des Vorhabens: 01.11.2016-31.10.2019
Senkpiel, C.; Berneiser, J.; Wassermann, S.; Lopez, E.
2020Systemic evaluation of the effects of regional self-supply targets on the german electricity system using consistent scenarios and system optimization
Senkpiel, C.; Hauser, W.
Journal Article
2020Wege zu einem Klimaneutralen Energiesystem. Die deutsche Energiewende im Kontext gesellschaftlicher Verhaltensweisen - Update für ein Co2-Reduktionziel von 65% in 2030 und 100% in 2050
Brandes, J.; Haun, M.; Senkpiel, C.; Kost, C.; Bett, A.W.; Henning, H.-M.
2019AutGrid - Chancen und Risiken der Netzautarkie in Deutschland. Schlussbericht: Modellgestützte Analyse und Bewertung der Auswirkungen einer Netzautarkie von Regionen im deutschen Energiesystem
Senkpiel, C.; Hauser, W.; Biener, W.; Längle, S.; Shammugam, S.; Garcia, K.R.; Kost, D.
2019Die Investitionsbereitschaft in PV-Batteriesysteme - welche Faktoren fördern und welche hemmen die Investition?: Eine repräsentative Studie unter deutschen HauseigentümerInnen
Berneiser, J.; Senkpiel, C.; Fluri, V.; Gölz, S.
Conference Paper
2019Modeling Investment Decisions in Renewable Energy Technologies: An Introduction to Simulating Technology Diffusion
Senkpiel, C.; Berneiser, J.; Steingrube, A.; Biener, W.; Gölz, S.
Journal Article
2018Evaluation of load flow and grid expansion in a unit-commitment and expansion optimization model
Senkpiel, C.; Biener, W.; Shammugam, S.; Längle, S.
Conference Paper
2018Impact of grid reduction on modelling accuracy of line usage rates
Biener, W.; Senkpiel, C.; Shammugam, S.; Garcia Rosas, K.R.; Linke, M.; Eibl, O.
Conference Paper
2018Meta study on future cross-sectoral decarbonization target systems in comparison to current status of technologies: Discussion Paper
Jülch, V.; Senkpiel, C.; Kost, C.; Hartmann, N.; Schlegl, T.
2017An optimized energy system planning and operation on distribution grid level - The Decentralized Market Agent as a novel approach
Thomsen, J.; Saad Hussein, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Hartmann, N.; Schlegl, T.
Journal Article
2016Concept of Evaluating Chances and Risks of Grid Autarky: Presentation held at 13th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), Porto, Portugal, 06.06.2016-09.06.2016
Senkpiel, C.; Shammugam, S.; Saad Hussein, N.; Hauser, W.; Biener, W.; Kreifels, N.; Kost, C.
2016Concept of evaluating chances and risks of grid autarky
Senkpiel, C.; Shammugam, S.; Biener, W.; Hussein, N.S.; Kost, C.; Kreifels, N.; Hauser, W.
Conference Paper
2016Effects of Retrofitting on the Operation and Deployment of Technologies within a Decentralized System
Saad Hussein, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Hollander, M. den
Conference Paper
2016Possible Actions to Maximize the Flexibility Usage in a Decentral Energy System for the Heating and Electricity Sector
Saad Hussein, N.; Rinn, L.M.; Krüger, C.; Janßen, T.; Biener, W.; Senkpiel, C.
Conference Paper
2016Towards an energy system in Europe based on renewables - model based analysis of Greece and Germany by coupling a European wide demand and supply model (PRIMES) with a regional and temporal high resolution bottom-up investment and unit-commitment model (RESlion): RESDEGREE, Final Report
Kost, C.; Hartmann, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Schlegl, T.; Zampara, M.; Capros, P.
2015Estimating energy system costs of sectoral RES and EE targets in the context of energy and climate targets for 2030: Report
Held, Anne; Ragwitz, Mario; Eichhammer, Wolfgang; Sensfuß, Frank; Pudlik, Martin; Pfluger, Benjamin; Resch, Gustav; Olmos, Luis; Ramos, Andrés; Rivier, Michel; Kost, Christoph; Senkpiel, Charlotte; Peter, Frank; Veum, Karina; Slobbe, Johann; Joode, Jeroen de
2015Model based analysis of the EU power system based on RES - a case study for Greece and Germany
Capros, P.; Zampara, M.; Tasios, N.; Papadopoulos, D.; Kost, C.; Hartmann, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Schlegl, T.
Conference Paper
2015Renewable energy expansion and interaction in Europe: High resolution of RES potentials in energy system modeling
Kost, C.; Junne, T.; Senkpiel, C.; Hartmann, N.; Schlegl, T.; Zampara, M.; Capros, P.
Conference Paper
2014Levelized Cost of Electricity: PV and CPV in Comparison to Other Technologies
Kost, C.; Mayer, J., N.; Thomson, J.; Hartmann, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Philipps, S.P.; Nold, S.; Lude, S.; Saad, N.; Schmidt, J.; Schlegl, T.
Conference Paper
2014Der Weg zu einer Erneubaren Stromversorgung in Deutschland - ein Investorenbasierter Ansatz
Senkpiel, C.; Hartmann, N.; Taumann, M.; Schlegl, T.
Journal Article
2013Levelized cost of electricity - renewable energy technologies: November 2013
Kost, C.; Mayer, J.N.; Thomsen, J.; Hartmann, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Philipps, S.; Nold, S.; Lude, S.; Saad, N.; Schlegl, T.
2013Long Term Development of the German Electricity Generation System Including Storage - a Bottom up Investment Decision Approach with a High Spatial Resolution
Senkpiel, C.; Hartmann, N.; Taumann, M.; Schlegl, T.
Conference Paper
2013Stromgestehungskosten Erneuerbare Energien: November 2013
Kost, C.; Mayer, J.N.; Thomsen, J.; Hartmann, N.; Senkpiel, C.; Philipps, S.; Nold, S.; Lude, S.; Schlegl, T.
This publication list has been generated from the publication database Fraunhofer-Publica.