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Jonathan Hanto

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Short description
Jonathan Hanto has been a research associate at the European University Flensburg in the Department of Energy and Environmental Management since January 2022. He is also a visiting scientist at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin). At the end of 2021, he completed his M.Sc. in industrial engineering with a specialization in energy and resource management at the TU Berlin. The aim of his PhD is to combine technical-economic and social issues in order to contribute to the promotion of equitable decarbonization. His focus is on energy system modeling to explore decentralized and sector-coupled energy systems, taking into account relevant societal and social aspects.
MSc Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Berlin
research associate, European University Flensburg (2022 - ongoing)
Visiting Scientist, Technical University of Berlin (2022 - ongoing)

Research data

Research level
PhD candidate
Area of research
Energy economics , Society & Transformation ,
Research topic
Energy system modeling, sector coupling, decentralized energy systems, hydrogen, just transition,
Research institute
Flensburg University
Research institute location
Energy and environmental management

Publications and projects

Selected publications
Perspective: How a short-term relapse to coal could put exporting countries and just transition processes at risk
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South Africa's energy transition – Unraveling its political economy
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Effects of decarbonization on the energy system and related employment effects in South Africa
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Selected sponsored projects
H2-Offshore - Erzeugungsmöglichkeiten & Effekte von nachhaltigem Wasserstoff aus Offshore-Windenergie auf das Energiesystem, EKSH, TU Berlin, 27.120, 09.2022-03.2023
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