Dr. Roland Meyer 

 

 

Post-doctoral research fellow at Jacobs University Bremen

Bremen Energy Research (BER)

Jacobs University Bremen

Campus Ring 1;  D- 28759 Bremen

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Biography

Roland Meyer is a post-doctoral research fellow at Jacobs University Bremen.

 

His main research interest is on regulation and market design. In his Ph.D. he analyzed vertical relations and integration economies in the electricity supply industry. Since then he participated in several research projects on regulation, smart grids and investment in networks and generation capacity. As a research fellow at Jacobs University, Roland’s main research field is now market design issues raised by the ongoing transition of the electricity industry to low-carbon generation. 

 

Roland holds a diploma in economics from the University of Kiel and a Ph.D. in energy economics at Jacobs University Bremen.

 

 

Career Steps          

Jan.2013  Feb. 2013

Guest researcher at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Lappeenranta, Finland.

Projects and activities:

  • "Analysis of Capacity Remunerative Mechanisms (CRMs) from the Internat Electricity Market Point of View"; research project funded by Elforsk, Sweden. 

Since Apr. 2011

Post-doctoral research fellow at Jacobs University Bremen

Projects and activities:

  • Research projects on energy market design and regulation.
  • Teaching: "Global Energy Markets".
  • Team coordinator of Jacobs University work group "Bremen Energy Research".
  • Co-editor of the discussion paper series "Bremen Energy Working Papers".

July 2010 – Apr. 2011

Research fellow at Bremer Energie Institut.

Selected projects:

  • UNECOM (“Unbundling of Energy Companies – Will it be Worth it?”) (02/07-12/11).
  • Anreiz- oder Hemmniswirkungen der Anreizregulierung (09/10-01/11).

Feb. 2007 – Apr. 2011

PhD at Jacobs University Bremen in cooperation with Bremer Energie Institut

Projects and activities:

  • UNECOM (“Unbundling of Energy Companies – Will it be Worth it?”).
  • Teaching Assistant at Jacobs University Bremen.

Jan. 2003 – Feb. 2005

Research Associate at the Institute for Regional Research, University of Kiel.

Projects:

  • EU projects for the assessment of spatial impacts of European transport policy (IASON, ESPON and TRANS-TOOLS).
  • Panel Study for the Analysis of the Labour Market in Schleswig-Holstein (IAB-Betriebspanel 2003).

 

 

Education

Feb. 2007 – Apr. 2011

PhD at Jacobs University Bremen

  • “Vertical Economies of Scope in Electricity Supply – Analysing the Costs of Ownership Unbundling”.

Jan. 2003

Diploma in Economics at University of Kiel.

  • Specialization: Microeconomics, Econometrics, International Trade, Public Finance.

Feb. 2002 – Apr. 2002

Diploma thesis

  • “Internationale Koordination der Wirtschaftspolitik großer offener Volkswirtschaften” (International Coordination of Economic Policy Measures of Large Open Economies).

Apr. 1999 – Dec. 2002

Graduate Studies in Economics at University of Kiel.

Apr. 1997 – Mar. 1999

Undergraduate Studies in Business Administration and Economics at University of Mannheim.

 

 

Main Research Fields

  • Applied microeconomics
  • Industrial Economics and competition policy
  • Regulation and investment in electricity markets
  • Energy Market Design
  • Vertical unbundling

 

Teaching Experience

Teaching at Jacobs University Bremen

  • "Global Energy Markets"
  • "Integrated Environmental Studies"
  • "Introduction to Economics"

 

Other Experience

  • Co-editor of the BER working paper series: Bremen Energy Working Papers (BEWP)
  • Guest editor of CRNI Special Issue “Ownership Unbundling in Network Industries“, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Vol. 12, No.4.
  • Application for and management of third-party funded research projects.
  • Referee for several peer-reviewed economic journals.
  • Consulting experience in regulation.
  • Close professional network with practitioners from energy companies in Germany through cooperation in research and consultancy studies (e.g. dena Smart-Meter-Studie, dena Verteilnetzstudie, EnBW Verteilnetzstudie, Amprion-Studie).
  • Close professional network with European researchers and research institutions of various disciplines (e.g. Vienna University of Business and Economics; Centrum für Europäische Politik (CEP), Freiburg; Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Delft University of Technology).
  • Presentations on international academic and practical conferences and workshops
  • Basic experience in web design for project websites and the Jacobs University work group “Bremen Energy Research”.  

 

Memberships

  • Verein für Socialpolitik.
  • Jacobs University Alumni.

  

Research Projects

 

Publications

 

 

Meyer, R., Brunekreeft, G., Palovic, M. und Speiser, D. 2017. Regulatorische Herausforderungen für Multi-Use-Speicher in Stromverteilnetzen – ein Ausschreibungsmodell, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 26, Jacobs University Bremen.

 

Vaterlaus, S., Schneider Y., Elias, G., Brunekreeft, G. & Meyer, R. 2016. Die Ermittlung des technologischen Fortschritts anhand von Unternehmensdaten – Der Einsatz der Malmquist-Methode im deutschen Regulierungsrahmen". Final Report, August 24, 2016.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., & Meyer, R. 2016. The Rise of Third Parties and the Fall of Incumbents: The Case of Germany, The Energy Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2,243-262.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R.. 2016. Anreizregulierung bei Stromverteilnetzen: Effizienz versus Investitionen, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 17(2): 172–187.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., and Meyer, R. 2016. New Developments in Electricity Markets Following Lage-Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, in: Finger, M. and Jaag, Chr. (editors), The Routledge Companion to Network Industries,Routledge Companions, 2016.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Buchmann, M., Hattori, T. & Meyer, R. 2016. Evaluation of Strategy of Power Generation Business under Large-Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 23, March 2016.

 

Meyer, R. and Gore, O. 2015. Cross-Border Effects of Capacity Mechanisms: Do Uncoordinated Market Design Changes Contradict the Goals of the European Market Integration?, Energy Economics, 51, 9-20.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2015. Anreizregulierung bei Stromverteilnetzen: Effizienz versus Investitionen, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 21, April 2015.

 

dena-SMS. 2014. Einführung von Smart Metern in Deutschland. Analyse von Rolloutszenarien und ihren regulatorischen Implikationen, Regulatorisches Gutachten, July 2014.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Goto, M., Meyer, R., Maruyama, M., and Hattori, T. 2014. Unbundling of electricity TSO in Germany – An experience, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 16, March 2014.

 

Meyer, R., Gore, O., Brunekreeft, G., and Viljainen, S. 2014. Analysis of Capacity Remunerative Mechanisms (CRMs) in Europe from the Internal Electricity Market Point of View, Final Report, Elforsk, April 2014.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Meyer, R., and Rammerstorfer, M. 2013. Auction Design for a Strategic Reserve Market for Generation Adequacy: On the Incentives under Different Auction Scoring Rules, Bremen Energy Working Papers No. 14, September 2013.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2013. Preisspitzen und Investitionsanreize für Reservekapazitäten im deutschen Strommarkt, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen.

 

dena-VNS. 2012. Ausbau- und Innovationsbedarf der deutschen Stromverteilnetze bis 2030. Dena Verteilnetzstudie, Regulatorisches Gutachten, December 2012.

 

Bauknecht, D., Brunekreeft, G., and Meyer R.. 2012. From Niche to Mainstream: The evolution of Renewable Energy in German Electricity Market, in: Perry Sioshansi, Evolution of Global Energy Markets, 2013.

 

Meyer R. 2012. Vertical Economies and the Costs of Separating Electricity Supply – A Review of Theoretical and Empirical Literature, The Energy Journal, 33(4).

 

Meyer, R. 2012. Economies of Scope in Electricity Supply and the Costs of Vertical Separation for Different Unbundling Scenarios, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 42(1).

 

Meyer, R. 2011. Benchmarking Economies of Vertical Integration in U.S. Electricity Supply: An Application of DEA, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, 12(4).

 

Brandstätt, C., Friedrichsen, N., Meyer, R., and Palovic, M. 2012. Roles and Responsibilities in Smart Grids: A country comparis, 9th International Conference on the European Energy Market, conference publication.

 

Brunekreeft, G., Damsgaard, N., De Vries, L., Fritz, P., and Meyer, R. 2011. A Raw Model for a North European Capacity Market – A Discussion Paper, Final Report, Elforsk, June 2011.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2011. Kapitalkosten und Kraftwerksinvestitionen bei zunehmender Einspeisung aus erneuerbaren Energien – Die Diskussion um Kapazitätsmärkte, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, 60(1), 62-73.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2011. Netzinvestitionen im Strommarkt: Anreiz- oder Hemmniswirkungen der deutschen Anreizregulierung?, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 61(1/2), 40-43.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R.. 2011. Regulation and Regulatory Risk in the Face of Large Transmission Investment, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, 12(2).

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2010. Anreiz- oder Hemmniswirkungen des regulatorischen Rahmens für Erweiterungsinvestitionen der Stromübertragungsnetze, Studie für Amprion GmbH, Bremer Energie Institut, September 2010.

 

Brunekreeft, G. and Meyer, R. 2009. Entflechtung auf den europäischen Strommärkten: Stand der Debatte, in: Knieps, G. and Weiß, H.-J., 2009, Fallstudien zur Netzökonomie, Gabler, Wiesbaden.

 

Gedeon, E., Herrmann, H., Meyer, R., Schneekloth, N., and Schulz, A.-C. 2004. IAB-Betriebspanel Report 2003. Arbeitgeberbefragung Schleswig-Holstein. Bericht im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr des Landes Schleswig-Holstein. Beiträge aus dem Institut für Regionalforschung der Universität Kiel, Nr. 39.

 

Bröcker, J., Capello, R., Lundqvist, L., Meyer, R., Rouwendal, J., Schneekloth, N., Spairani, A., Spangenberg, M., Spiekermann, K., van Vuuren, D., Vickerman, R., and Wegener, M. 2004. Territorial Impact of EU Transport and TEN Policies. Final Report of Action 2.1.1 of the European Spatial Planning Observation Network ESPON 2006.

 

Bröcker, J., Meyer, R., Schneekloth, N., Schürmann, C., Spiekermann, K., and Wegener, M. 2004. Modelling the Socio-economic and Spatial Impacts of EU Transport Policy. Deliverable 6 of IASON (Integrated Appraisal of Spatial Economic and Network Effects of Transport Investments and Policies).

 

 

§  "Die Ermittlung des technologischen Fortschritts anhand von Unternehmensdaten – Der Einsatz der Malmquist-Methode im deutschen Regulierungsrahmen". Joint study with Polynomics prepared for NetzeBW, Stuttgart.

§  “Green2Store: Studie zur Ausgestaltung eines Ausschreibungsmodells und der Untersuchung regulatorischer Abgrenzungsfragen für netzbetriebene Multi Purpose-Speicher“. Study prepared for EWE, Oldenburg.