Gustav Resch

Gustav Resch

PhD, MSc

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Research interests

Gustav Resch holds a degree in Electrical Engineering (Energy Technology) and a PhD in Energy Economics, done at Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien).
In January 2023 Gustav joined the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Energy, and is acting as Senior Scientist and Thematic Coordinator for Integrated Energy Markets at the Competence Unit 'Integrated Energy Systems'.
Thanks to more than two decades research practice at TU Wien, Energy Economics Group, in addition to teaching activities Gustav has broad experience in energy policy assessments and energy modelling – with focus on renewable energy technologies, be it from an economic, policy or modelling viewpoint. His fields of activity include techno-economic assessments of (renewable) energy technologies, design and evaluation of energy policy strategies. Within those activities energy modelling (focusing on electricity markets, policy interactions, market integration and technology dynamics) typically forms an essential and integral part. Gustav has coordinated and/or contributed to several European and national studies and policy assessments related to renewable energies and decarbonization, assessing the feasibility and impacts of policy targets and measures for 2020, 2030 and beyond.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Former external affiliation, TU Wien

1 Jan 200631 Dec 2022

Former external affiliation, TU Wien

1 Dec 200030 Nov 2005


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Energy Economics
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy and Climate Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Modelling


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