Dr. Dörte Ohlhorst

Dörte Ohlhorst

Research fellow

Address Ihnestraße 22
Room 3.1
D-14195 Berlin
Telephone (+)49 - 30 - 838 56689
Fax (+)49 - 30 - 838 56685
Email ohlhorst@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Research Foci

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications


Dörte Ohlhorst is a senior researcher at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) at the Freie Universität Berlin since Juli 2012. She is working on different projects within the Helmholtz Alliance „Future infrastructures for meeting energy demands. Towards sustainability and social compatibility“ (ENEGY TRANS).

She studied political science and management science at the Freie Universität Berlin, the Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg and the University of Konstanz. After a career start in environmental mediation she was an academic researcher and head of department for climate and energy reseach at the Centre for Technology and Society of the Berlin Technical University since 1999. In 2008 she gained her PhD at the Freie Universität Berlin about the innovation process of wind energy in Germany. From 2009 to 2012 she was part of the expert staff of the German Advisory Council on the Environment.


Research Foci

Her primary fields of interest include energy policy, environmental and innovation policy, multi-level governance, sustainability strategies and social participation. Dörte Ohlhorst is familiar with both political science research as well as interdisciplinary research methods.

Ongoing Projects

   More information here.

   Term: Sep 01, 2011 — Aug 31, 2016

Completed Projects

  • ReNet – Restriction Analysis on Grids. Grids as a prerequisite for the realization of high shares of renewable energy in the grid-based energy supply in Germany. More information here.
    Term: 01.11.2010 – 31.09.2012
  • Innovation Biographies of the Renewable Energies. More information here.
    Term: 01.11.2006 – 31.01.2010
  • Windenergy – an Innovation Biography. Intentionsandeffectsofgovernance impulses. More information here.
    Term: 01.09.2004 – 30.04.2007

Publications

Click here for a list of publications.