Background and activities
Julius Wesche is researcher in the energy group at Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture (KULT). He studied economics, sustainable development and energy policy in Hamburg, Kassel (both Germany) and Madison (USA). Between 2014 and 2021, he was an associate researcher in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at Fraunhofer ISI (Karlsruhe, Germany). Since 2015 he is a PhD student at Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University (NL).
In 2020 he co-founded the enPower - Energiewende Podcast (enpower-podcast.de) and the NEST webinar series on sustainability transitions.
In 2021 he founded the Science Communication Accelerator Podcast to create a knowledge hub for digital science communication. He also consults universities on how to use Social Media for science communication - by developing their digital science communication, branding and outreach strategies.
Peer Reviewed Arcticles:
- JP Wesche, SO Negro, E Dütschke, MP Hekkert (2021): On accelerating the development of configurational innovation systems—the case of non-urban district heating in Germany. Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy.
- JP Wesche, E Dütschke (2021): Organisations as electricity agents: Identifying success factors to become a prosumer. Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 315, 15 September 2021, 127888.
- JP Wesche, SO Negro, E Dütschke, R Raven, MP Hekkert (2019): Configurational innovation systems–Explaining the slow German heat transition, Energy Research & Social Science 52, 99-113.
- E Dütschke, C Hohmann, J Köhler, J Wesche (2019): Moving towards sustainability: Insights from district heating, water systems and communal housing projects in local communities, eceee summer study.
- E Dütschke, JP Wesche (2018): The energy transformation as a disruptive development at community level, Energy Research & Social Science 37, 251-254.
- E Dütschke, U Schneider, J Wesche (2017) Knowledge, use and effectiveness of social acceptance measures for wind projects, Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft 41 (4), 299-310
- P Plötz, JP Wesche, E Dütschke (2017): Bayesian Model Averaging to predict Interest in Electric vehicles in Germany, Heading Towards Sustainable Energy Systems: Evolution or Revolution?, 15th IAEE European Conference, Sept 3-6, 2017
- E Dütschke, AG Paetz, J Wesche (2013): Integration Erneuerbarer Energien durch Elektromobilität–inwieweit sind Konsumenten bereit, einen Beitrag zu leisten?, uwf UmweltWirtschaftsForum 21 (3-4), 233-242.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
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- (2021) Negative emissions and Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR). NETI policy brief 02/2021.