Dr. Maria Rosaria Di Nucci

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Research Fellow

Address Ihnestraße 22
Room 3.14
D-14195 Berlin
Telephone (+)49 - 30 - 838 56271
Fax (+)49 - 30 - 838 56685
Email dinucci@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Bio

Research Interests

Memberships / Committee Work

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Bio

Maria-Rosaria Di Nucci has been working at the Environmental Policy Research Centre since 2004 and is also an independent consultant. She holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Rome and a PhD (1987) from the University of Sussex. Since 1999 she has been an expert evaluator for the European Commission and a reviewer of projects and programmes on behalf of European research organisations. Formerly she was Head of the Climate Protection Group at the Ministry of Urban Development of the Land Berlin (1989-2001) and a lecturer in Industrial Economics at the Berlin Technical University (1985-89).

Current projects include the impact assessment of the "National Climate Initiative" of the German Ministry for Environment as well as a the ENTRIA project on long term radioactive waste management and govenance. Previously she coordinated the REALISE-Forum (Renewable Energy and Liberalisation in Selected Electricity Markets) project within the EC programme "Intelligent Energy Europe" and collaborated in the initiative to create an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). From 2005-2010 she was a member of the Consortium ConcertoPlus, supporting the EU in the promotion of the CONCERTO initiative, and was task leader for planning and implementation process assessment and for the socio-economic impact assessment.

Research interests

Regulation of energy markets, smart grid/smart metering, comparative nuclear policy, comparative energy and climate policy, support instruments for renewable energy and energy efficiency, technology policy and assessment, sustainability and socio-economic assessment.

Memberhips/Committee work

  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the European Commission within HORIZON 2020.
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the European Commission within the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes, Intelligent Energy Europe, Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (ICT-PSP)
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and KLIEN (Climate and Energy Fund) Vienna, Austria
  • Chair of the Evaluation of the Programme E Mission! Austria (2012 and 2013 Calls) and of the Energieforschungsprogramm (2014; 2015; 2016)
  • Member of the Expert Group appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of Fusion for Energy -F4E (2014)
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the Nordic Energy Research Oslo, Norway
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (2010-11; 2013)
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of IMI Joint Undertaking (2013)
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of Clean Sky Joint Undertaking (2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Turin School of Local Regulation (since 2012)
  • Member of „REFORM Group“ (Restructuring Energy System for Optimal Resource Management)
  • Member of the Working Group “Soziale Bilanzierung der Energiewende” of the Platfform Energiewende of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS)

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

  • Concerto Plus (January 1, 2006 — December 31, 2010)

Publications

  • Mosannenzadeh, Farnaz; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria, Vettorato, Daniele (forthcoming), Identifying and prioritizing barriers to implementation of smart energy city projects in Europe: an empirical approach.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana Maria; Brunnengräber, Achim (forthcoming): From the "right to know" to the "right to object". A comparative Perspective on Participation and Acceptance in Siting Procedures for HLW Repositories.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria, Brunnengräber, Achim (2016): In wessen Backyard? Das verzwickte Problem der Entsorgung nuklearer Reststoffe. Manuscript for the 3-Länder Tagung der DVPW, ÖGPW und SVPV „Regionalismus in einer entgrenzten Welt“ , Heidelberg, 29.9.2016-1.19.2016.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (2016): NIMBY oder IMBY: Akzeptanz, Freiwilligkeit und Kompensationen in der Standortsuche für die Endlagerung radioaktiver Abfälle. In: Brunnengräber, Achim (Hrsg.) (2016): Problemfalle Endlager. Gesellschaftliche Herausforderungen im Umgang mit Atommüll. edition sigma.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Brunnengräber, Achim (2016, i.E.): Freiwilligkeit als Königsweg? Über die Suche nach einem Standort für radioaktive Reststoffe, in: Sommer, Jörg (Hrsg): Kursbuch Bürgerbeteiligung.

  • Di Nucci , Maria Rosaria; Russolillo, Daniele. The fuzzy Europeanization of the Italian RES Policies: the Paradox of meeting Targets without Strategic Capacity, in: Solorio, Israel and Helge Jörgens (eds.) (2016). A Guide to Renewable Energy Policy in the EU: When Europe 'Greens‘ Power. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (forthcoming).

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Tewa, Kerstin (2016): A new climate for Europe’s energy policy. Europe’s World. Autumn 2016, Issue 33, 96-98.
  • Verbruggen, A; Di Nucci, M.R.; Fischedick, M.; Haas, R.; Hvelplund, F.; Lauber, V; Lorenzoni,A.; Mez, L.; Nilsson, L.J.; Del Rio Gonzalez, P.; Schleich, J.; Toke, D. (2015): Europe’s electricity regime: restoration or thorough transition. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, [S.l.], v. 5, 57-68, May 2015. ISSN 2246 ‐ 2929.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana Maria; Brunnengräber, Achim (2015): Same, same, but different. Nuclear Waste Governance in France, Finland and Sweden. In Fanghähnel, S. (Hrsg.): Key Topics in Deep Geological Disposal: Conference Report (KIT Scientific Reports; 7696)

  • Brunnengräber, Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana María; Mez, Lutz and Schreurs, Miranda (Eds.) (2015): Nuclear Waste Governance. An International Comparison. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Brunnengräber, Achim; Mez, Lutz; Schreurs, Miranda (2015): Comparative Perspectives on Nuclear Waste Governance - Introduction, in: Brunnengräber, Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana María; Mez, Lutz and Schreurs, Miranda (Eds.) (2015): Nuclear Waste Governance. An International Comparison, Wiesbaden: Springer VS 25-43.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana Maria (2015): An Open Door for Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Export? The International and EU Framework, in: Brunnengräber, Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana María; Mez, Lutz and Schreurs, Miranda (Eds.) (2015): Nuclear Waste Governance. An International Comparison, Wiesbaden: Springer VS. S 79-97.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (2015): Breaking the stalemate.The Challenge of Nuclear Waste Governance in Italy, in: Brunnengräber, Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana María; Mez, Lutz and Schreurs, Miranda (Eds.) (2015): Nuclear Waste Governance. An International Comparison, Wiesbaden: Springer VS 299-322.

  • Brunnengräber Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (eds.) (2014): Im Hürdenlauf zur Energiewende. Von Transformationen, Reformen und Innovationen. Springer VS, Wiesbaden.

  • Brunnengräber Achim; Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (2014): Wettlauf der Systeme. In: Im Hürdenlauf zur Energiewende. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 15-31.

  • Brünnengräber, A. Di Nucci, M.R. , Häfner, D., Isidoro Losada A., (2014) Nuclear Waste Governance – ein wicked problem der Energiewende. In: Brunnergräber A. & Di Nucci M.R (eds): Im Hürdenlauf zur Energiewende. Von Transformationen, Reformen und Innovationen. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 389-399.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (2014): The Roll-out of Smart Metering between Discording Interests and Institutional Inertia. In: Brunnergräber A. & Di Nucci M.R. (eds): Im Hürdenlauf zur Energiewende. Von Transformationen, Reformen und Innovationen. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 265-287. 

  • Schumacher, K. , Di Nucci M.R., Görlach, B., et al (2014): Evaluation as a Cornerstone of Policies and Measures for the Energiewende. In: Brunnergräber A. & Di Nucci M.R. (eds): Im Hürdenlauf zur Energiewende. Von Transformationen, Reformen und Innovationen. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 369-385.

  • Bertolini, E., Brouckaert, J.F., Di Nucci, M.R., Herrera, I., Quentin, F. (2014): Clean Sky. Second Interim Assessment - Panel Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2014,120 pages.
  • Hunter, J., Szumowski,  M. , Anderson. T., Di Nucci, M.R., Wijnberg,  B. (2013): IMI - Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking. Second Interim Evaluation. Panel Report.  European Commission – DG Research and Innovation. July 2013. 78 pages.