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Steffen Joest

Deputy Head of Department Energy Systems and Services. German Energy Agency (dena)

Work & Professional Experience

since 2003German Energy Agency (dena)

from 3/2010 (ongoing): Deputy Head of Department Energy Systems and Services

Business area manager in the field of energy efficiency and energy services

Head of high level stakeholder projects regarding energy efficiency policy and measures in Germany in conjunction with the national implementation of the EU Directives on Energy Efficiency

Planning and conducting of energy-economic studies in the context of the development of energy efficiency potential and development of energy services markets (Germany, Europe, Russia)

Consulting and project development regarding national and international projects on energy efficiency and energy services (Germany, Europe, Russia, China, Turkey, Kazakhstan)

from 1/2009 to 2/2010: Head of Department Energy Efficiency in Electricity

Information and motivation campaign Initiative EnergieEffizienz (measures and instruments for all sectors: private households, industry, tertiary sector, public sector)

from 8/2004 to 12/2008: Project Director department Energy Efficiency in Mobility

Projects in the dena-range mobility such as the German-Chinese partnership for alternative drives and fuels (GCSFP) or the hydrogen studies HyWays and GermanHy

from 08/2003 to 7/2004: Project director communication department

Responsible for projects such as the dena-wide information service for energy consumers

Responsible for the realization of the tent city Renewables Business Forum at the World Conference Renewables 2004 in Bonn

1998 – 2003Low Saxony’ Energy Agency, Head of Department

Academic Education

2000Steffen Joest obtained his diploma as geographer from the University of Hannover