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Lion Hirth

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First Name:Lion
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Last Name:Hirth
RePEc Short-ID:phi149
Terminal Degree:2014 Economics of Climate Change (Climatecon); Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur und Umweltplanung; Technische Universität Berlin (from RePEc Genealogy)


Hertie School of Governance

Berlin, Germany

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+49/30/259 219 111
Quartier 110, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin
RePEc:edi:hertide (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Blume-Werry, Eike & Faber, Thomas & Hirth, Lion & Huber, Claus & Everts, Martin, 2019. "Eyes on the Price: Which Power Generation Technologies Set the Market Price? Price Setting in European Electricity Markets: An Application to the Proposed Dutch Carbon Price Floor," ESP: Energy Scenarios and Policy 281287, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM).
  2. Hirth, Lion & Schlecht, Ingmar, 2019. "Redispatch Markets in Zonal Electricity Markets: Inc-Dec Gaming as a Consequence of Inconsistent Power Market Design (not Market Power)," EconStor Preprints 194292, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.
  3. Hirth, Lion & Glismann, Samuel, 2018. "Congestion Management: From Physics to Regulatory Instruments," EconStor Preprints 189641, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.
  4. Maximilian Schumacher & Lion Hirth, 2015. "How much Electricity do we Consume? A Guide to German and European Electricity Consumption and Generation Data," Working Papers 2015.88, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  5. Lion Hirth & Falko Ueckerdt & Ottmar Edenhofer, 2014. "Why Wind Is Not Coal: On the Economics of Electricity," Working Papers 2014.39, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  6. Lion Hirth, 2013. "The Market Value of Variable Renewables. The Effect of Solar and Wind Power Variability on their Relative Price," RSCAS Working Papers 2013/36, European University Institute.
  7. Lion Hirth, 2013. "The Optimal Share of Variable Renewables. How the Variability of Wind and Solar Power Affects their Welfare-optimal Deployment," Working Papers 2013.90, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  8. Lion Hirth & Inka Ziegenhagen, 2013. "Control Power and Variable Renewables A Glimpse at German Data," Working Papers 2013.46, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  9. Lion Hirth & Falko Ueckerdt, 2012. "Redistribution Effects of Energy and Climate Policy: The Electricity Market," Working Papers 2012.82, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  10. Lion Hirth, 2012. "The Market Value of Variable Renewables," Working Papers 2012.15, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.


  1. Wiese, Frauke & Schlecht, Ingmar & Bunke, Wolf-Dieter & Gerbaulet, Clemens & Hirth, Lion & Jahn, Martin & Kunz, Friedrich & Lorenz, Casimir & Mühlenpfordt, Jonathan & Reimann, Juliane & Schill, Wolf-P, 2019. "Open Power System Data – Frictionless data for electricity system modelling," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 236(C), pages 401-409.
  2. Pfenninger, Stefan & Hirth, Lion & Schlecht, Ingmar & Schmid, Eva & Wiese, Frauke & Brown, Tom & Davis, Chris & Gidden, Matthew & Heinrichs, Heidi & Heuberger, Clara & Hilpert, Simon & Krien, Uwe & Ma, 2018. "Opening the black box of energy modelling: Strategies and lessons learned," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, pages 63-71.
  3. Hirth, Lion & Mühlenpfordt, Jonathan & Bulkeley, Marisa, 2018. "The ENTSO-E Transparency Platform – A review of Europe’s most ambitious electricity data platform," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 225(C), pages 1054-1067.
  4. Lion Hirth, 2018. "What caused the drop in European electricity prices? A factor decomposition analysis," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 1).
  5. Pfenninger, Stefan & DeCarolis, Joseph & Hirth, Lion & Quoilin, Sylvain & Staffell, Iain, 2017. "The importance of open data and software: Is energy research lagging behind?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 211-215.
  6. Hirth, Lion, 2016. "The benefits of flexibility: The value of wind energy with hydropower," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 181(C), pages 210-223.
  7. Lion Hirth, Falko Ueckerdt, and Ottmar Edenhofer, 2016. "Why Wind Is Not Coal: On the Economics of Electricity Generation," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3).
  8. Nahmmacher, Paul & Schmid, Eva & Hirth, Lion & Knopf, Brigitte, 2016. "Carpe diem: A novel approach to select representative days for long-term power system modeling," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 112(C), pages 430-442.
  9. Hirth, Lion & Müller, Simon, 2016. "System-friendly wind power," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 51-63.
  10. Hirth, Lion & Ueckerdt, Falko & Edenhofer, Ottmar, 2015. "Integration costs revisited – An economic framework for wind and solar variability," Renewable Energy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 925-939.
  11. Lion Hirth, 2015. "The Optimal Share of Variable Renewables: How the Variability of Wind and Solar Power affects their Welfare-optimal Deployment," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 1).
  12. Hirth, Lion & Ziegenhagen, Inka, 2015. "Balancing power and variable renewables: Three links," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 1035-1051.
  13. Edenhofer, Ottmar & Hirth, Lion & Knopf, Brigitte & Pahle, Michael & Schlömer, Steffen & Schmid, Eva & Ueckerdt, Falko, 2013. "On the economics of renewable energy sources," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(S1), pages 12-23.
  14. Hirth, Lion & Ueckerdt, Falko, 2013. "Redistribution effects of energy and climate policy: The electricity market," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 934-947.
  15. Hirth, Lion, 2013. "The market value of variable renewables," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 218-236.
  16. Ueckerdt, Falko & Hirth, Lion & Luderer, Gunnar & Edenhofer, Ottmar, 2013. "System LCOE: What are the costs of variable renewables?," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 61-75.
  17. Paul Lehmann & Felix Creutzig & Melf-Hinrich Ehlers & Nele Friedrichsen & Clemens Heuson & Lion Hirth & Robert Pietzcker, 2012. "Carbon Lock-Out: Advancing Renewable Energy Policy in Europe," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(2), pages 1-32, February.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 11 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (11) 2012-04-23 2013-01-26 2013-06-16 2013-09-26 2014-01-17 2014-05-17 2015-12-12 2018-12-24 2019-01-21 2019-02-25 2019-04-01. Author is listed
  2. NEP-REG: Regulation (7) 2013-01-26 2013-09-26 2014-01-17 2015-12-12 2018-12-24 2019-01-21 2019-02-25. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (4) 2012-04-23 2013-01-26 2019-01-21 2019-02-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (2) 2012-04-23 2013-01-26
  5. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2013-06-16 2015-12-12
  6. NEP-MST: Market Microstructure (2) 2019-01-21 2019-02-25
  7. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2019-04-01
  8. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2019-04-01
  9. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2013-01-26


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