HCSS participates in event on geopolitics of renewables

June 5th 2018 - 09:00

On 18 June 2018 from 13:00 to 14:00, HCSS Strategic Analyst Jan Frederik Braun will participate in a discussion with Assistant Professor Daniel Scholten from the TU Delft on the geopolitics of renewable energy.

This event will take place on the Room for Discussion Podium of the University of Amsterdam.

Dr Braun and Dr Scholten  will discuss possible consequences and uncertainties of a global shift to renewable energy for interstate relations. This includes the technological characteristics as well as the economic and political dimensions of the ‘geopolitics of renewables’.

Dr Braun participates in the discussion on behalf of the HCSS Energy Transition Program.

Jan Braun is a Strategic Energy Analyst at HCSS. His research focuses on international energy markets, climate policies as well as the strategic consequences, risks and opportunities for state and non-state actors in the global energy transition. Jan has studied in Maastricht, Durham and Edinburgh and holds degrees in International Relations (MA) and Political Science & Economics (PhD-magna cum laude). He completed his PhD at Osnabrück University on legislative decision-making in EU climate and energy policy in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research network on institutional cooperation in the European Union.