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Dr. Björn Felten

former Academic Staff

Dr. Björn Felten

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Curriculum Vitae:

since 04/2014

University of Duisburg-Essen


Academic Staff at the Chair for Management Science and Energy Economics

01/2009 - 03/2014

Ferrostaal GmbH (formerly MAN Ferrostaal AG)


Project Engineer / Project Management for international plant engineering and construction


(focus: project execution of turnkey lumpsum EPC contracts for solar thermal power plants)

10/2003 - 12/2008

Technical University of Munich


Mechanical engineering studies


(thereof from 4/2007 to 8/2007 exchange student at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil)

Fields of Research:

- Modelling of electricity markets with focus on the depiction of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plants and the depecition of methods of market coupling

- Assessment of methods of demand-side-management (heat pumps, micro CHP units, etc.) under different regulatory regimes

Projects:

  • KoNeMaSim - Kopplung von Netz- und Marktsimulation für die Netzplanung
  • Enera - Der nächste große Schritt der Energiewende
  • Agent.Netz - Zum Themenschwerpunkt: Innovative Energietechnologien in Nordrhein-Westfalen

Publications:

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  • Kremer, M.; Benth, F.; Felten, B.; Kiesel, R.: Volatility And Liquidity On High-Frequency Electricity Futures Markets: Empirical Analysis And Stochastic Modeling. In: International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, Vol 23 (2020) No 4. doi:10.1142/S0219024920500272CitationDetails
  • Felten, B.: An integrated model of coupled heat and power sectors for large-scale energy system analyses. In: Applied Energy, Vol 266 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114521CitationDetails
  • Voswinkel, S.; Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Weber, C.: Flow-based market coupling – What drives welfare in Europe’s electricity market design?, 08/2019. Essen 2019. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3424708) Full textCitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Osinski, P.; Weber, C.: Flow-Based Market Coupling Revised - Part I: Analyses of Small- and Large-Scale Systems, 06/2019. Essen 2019. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3404044) Full textCitationDetails
  • Felling, T.; Felten, B.; Osinski, P.; Weber, C.: Flow-Based Market Coupling Revised - Part II: Assessing Improved Price Zones in Central Western Europe, 07/2019. Essen 2019. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3404046) Full textCitationDetails
  • Kremer, M.; Benth, F. E.; Felten, B.; Kiesel, R.: Volatility and Liquidity on High-Frequency Electricity Futures Markets: Empirical Analysis and Stochastic Modeling, 2019. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3400763) CitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Weber, C.: The value(s) of flexible heat pumps – Assessment of technical and economic conditions. In: Applied Energy, Vol 2018 (2018) No 228. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.06.031Full textCitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Weber, C.: Modeling the Value of Flexible Heat Pumps, HEMF Working Paper No. 09/2017. Essen 2018. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3051621) CitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Raasch, J.; Weber, C.: Photovoltaics and Heat Pumps - Limitations of Local Pricing Mechanisms. In: Energy Economics (2018) No 71, p. 383-402. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2017.12.032Full textCitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Baginski, P.; Weber, C.: KWK-Mindest- und Maximaleinspeisung - Die Erzeugung von Zeitreihen für die Energiesystemmodellierung - Details, 10/2017. Essen 2017. CitationDetails
  • Kunz, F.; Kendziorski, M.; Schill, W.; Weibezahn, J.; Zepter, J.; Hirschhausen, C.; Hauser, P.; Zech, M.; Möst, D.; Heidari, S.; Felten, B.; Weber, C.: Electricity, Heat and Gas Sector Data for Modelling the German System (2017), Documentation No. 92. Diw (Ed.), Berlin, Dresden, Essen 2017. Full textCitationDetails
  • Felten, B.; Colle, S.; Abreu S. L.: Algorítmo para otimização econômica de área para geração híbrida-diesel fotovoltaica baseado em médias mensais da radiação global., Proc. CIES 2008, Vigo, Spain CitationDetails
  • Kistner, R.; Keitel, T.; Felten, B.; Rzepczyk, T.: Analysis of the potential for cost decrease and competitiveness of parabolic trough plants., Proc. SolarPACES 2009, Berlin, Germany CitationDetails
  • Colle, S.; Felten, B.; Abreu S. L.: A monthly average solar irradiation based algorithm to access the life cost savings of photovoltaic-diesel hybrid power plants for isolated grids., Proc. ISES Solar World Congress 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa CitationDetails
  • Carneiro; E., J.; Kaufmann; V.; Felten; B.; Polifke; W.: Development of a moments-based CFD-model for polydispersed multiphase flows; ProcessNet Jahrestreffen der Fachausschüsse Computational Fluid Dynamics, Mischvorgänge und Extraktion. (2009), Fulda, Germany CitationDetails

Talks:

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  • Voswinkel, S.; Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Weber, C.: Flow-Based Market Coupling – What influences welfare? - Energy Market Developments and Implications for Portfolio Management, E-world energy & water, 06.02.2019, Essen. Details
  • Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Jahns, C.; Osinski, P.; Podewski, C.; Weber, C.: KoNeMaSim - Kopplung von Netz- und Marktsimulation für die Netzplanung, 2. Statusseminar „Zukunftsfähige Stromnetze”, 21.11.2018, . Details
  • Voswinkel, S.; Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Weber, C.: Flow-Based Market Coupling – The Effects of Using Heuristics, Lack of Cooperation and Process-Induced Uncertainties, 7th International Ruhr Energy Conference, 25.09.2018, Essen. Details
  • Felling, T.; Felten, B.; Osinski, P.; Weber, C.: How price zone configurations impact system costs in the European power system, 41st IAEE International Conference, 11.06.2018, Groningen. Details
  • Felling, T.; Felten, B.; Osinski, P.; Weber, C.: A robust approach to transmission constraints in zonal electricity markets, IFORS Conference, 18.07.2017, Quebec. Details
  • Felten, B.; Felling, T.; Weber, W.: Inefficiencies in Zonal Market Coupling due to Uncertainties in Generation Shift Keys, 40th IAEE International Conference, 19.06.2017, Singapore. Details
  • Felten, B.: Modellierung neuer Marktgebietszuschnitte in Deutschland und Europa, 15. Treffen der Expertengruppe H2-System des Netzwerks Brennstoffzelle und Wasserstoff NRW, 20.03.2017, Düsseldorf. Details
  • Felten, B.: CHP Plant Operation and Electricity Prices - Analytical Insights and Large-Scale Model Application, 39th IAEE International Conference, 20.06.2016, Bergen. Details
  • Felling, T.; Felten, B.; Niesen, L; Osinski, Paul; Weber, C.: Modeling Flow-Based Market Coupling – Theoretical Insights and Large-Scale Model Application, 11. ÖGOR-IHS Workshop & ÖGOR Arbeitskreis 2016 "Mathematische Ökonomie und Optimierung in der Energiewirtschaft“, 28.04.2016, Wien. Details
  • Felten, B.; Weber, C.; Raasch, J.: Photovoltaics and Heat Pumps – Limitations of Local Pricing Mechanisms, Smart Energy Research at the crossroads of Engineering, Economics and Computer Science (SmartER Europe) 2016, 18.02.2016, Essen. Details
  • Felten, B.; Raasch, J.; Weber, C.: Contribution of Local Pricing to the Integration of Renewable Energy Sources in Distribution Grids, 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 01.10.2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Details
  • Weber, C.; Felten, B.; Raasch, J.: Contribution of Local Pricing to the Integration of Renewable Energy Sources in Distribution Grids, 38th IAEE International Conference, 26.05.2015, Antalya, Turkey. Details
  • Felten, B.; Raasch, J.; Weber, C.: Economically optimized operation of heat pumps in a smart grid environment, International Conference on Operations Research 2014, 04.09.2014, Aachen. Details

Tutored Theses:

  • Implementierung des "Advanced Hybrid Market Coupling"-Ansatzes zur Bewertung von Hochspannungsgleichstromübertragung im "Flow-Based Market-Coupling" (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration - Energy and Finance, 2017)
  • Weiterentwicklung der Modellierung des Einsatzes von KWK-Anlagen (Master Thesis Business Administration - Energy and Finance, 2017)
  • Modellierung der Betriebsweise von KWK-Anlagen im Kontext Europäischer Strommarktmodelle (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration - Energy and Finance, 2017)
  • Analyse des Einsatzes von KWK-Anlagen in ausgewählten Fernwärmenetzen (Master Thesis 0, 2017)
  • Survey of Potential Hybridisation Options for Concentrating Solar Power Plants in Brazil (Bachelor Thesis Industrial Engineering, 2016)
  • Simulation eines Verteilnetzes mit engpassorientierter Bepreisung (Bachelor Thesis Industrial Engineering, 2016)
  • Modellierung verschiedener Betriebsweisen von mikro-KWK-Anlagen in einer Smart-Energy-Umgebung (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration, 2016)
  • Verbesserte Abbildung der Bewirtschaftung hydrodominierter Kraftwerkssysteme (Bachelor Thesis Industrial Engineering, 2016)
  • Weiterentwicklung des europäischen Strommarktes hinsichtlich der Abbildung der skandinavischen Fernwärmemärkte (Master Thesis Business Administration - Energy and Finance, 2015)
  • Mexico’s Energy Industry in Transition. Case Study: Commercial Natural Gas Value Chain (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration, 2014)
  • Modellierung des Betriebs von KWK‐Anlagen mit konstanter Stromkennzahl (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration, 2014)
  • Weiterentwicklung eines Lebenszykluskosten-Modells für Dampfturbinen hinsichtlich der Risikobewertung von ungeplanten Revisionsmaßnahmen (Master Thesis Business Administration)
  • Untersuchung einer optimierten Steuerung von Wärmepumpen in Kombination mit PV-Anlagen (Master Thesis Business Administration)
  • Zeitlich hochaufgelöste Modellierung der Fernwärmenachfrage in Europa (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration)
  • Auswirkungen der Verbindung mehrerer Fernwärmenetze (Bachelor Thesis Business Administration)
  • Weiterentwicklung des europäischen Strommarktes hinsichtlich der Abbildung von Kraftwerken zur Eigenbedarfsdeckung (Master Thesis Business Administration - Energy and Finance)
  • Redispatchberechnung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung vom Einsatz von HGÜs (Master Thesis Industrial Engineering)