Dr Almut Kirchner

Dr. rer. nat., Physicist (Diploma)

Director, Partner | Basel



St. Alban-Vorstadt 24 | 4052 Basel

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Since 2003, Dr Almut Kirchner, doctor of physics, has been in charge of energy and climate protection policy at Prognos AG. She joined Prognos in 2002 after working for four years as a technical advisor in a state environment ministry and five years as a managing director in a state energy agency.

Dr Kirchner's work focuses on model-based, long-term forecasts and scenarios of overall energy systems. She has managed numerous strategic projects on energy system and technology issues for the Federal Office of Energy, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Federation of German Industries and WWF Germany, among others.

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Dr Almut Kirchner deals with the following topics:

Energy & Mobility

The energy transition requires a profound restructuring of the existing transport and supply systems.

Climate Protection & Adaptation

Climate change – the global challenge. Climate change mitigation targets its causes; climate adaptation tries to manage its impacts.

Foresight & Forecasts

What is conceivable, possible, likely, desirable? Scenarios, forecasts and other foresight methods explore the scope of action.

Energy Scenarios & Sector Coupling

The energy system is undergoing rapid and major restructuring. Energy system scenarios examine its various possible development paths.

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