Background and activities

  • Energy systems, markets and infrastructure.
  • Transition to low carbon energy sector and society.
  • Policy analysis
  • Decision making under uncertainty - stochastic (equilibrium) modeling and algorithms.

Announcement: Energies Special Issue “Design Optimization of Local Energy Markets”. 

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Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 August 2020.

2016/09 - present Professor of Managerial Economics, NTNU

2017/10 - present Academic coordinator Master's in Sustainable Energy Systems and Management (SESAM)

2013/06 - 2015/09 Associate Professor of Managerial Economics, NTNU

2016/04 - present Associate Editor Energy Strategy Reviews

2015/02 - 2017/09 Head of Research Section Managerial Economics, Finance  and Operations Research

2011/01 - present (Senior) Researcher, SINTEF Industry, Trondheim

2013/01 - present, Research Fellow, DIW Berlin (The German Institute for Economic Research)

2011/01 - 2013/05 Postdoc, Industrial Economics and Technology Management, NTNU & SINTEF Technology and Society

2005/08 - 2010/11 PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, USA

2002/11 - 2005/04 Scientific Researcher, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, NLD

1998/03 - 2002/09 Operations Research Consultant, ORTEC Consultants b.v., Gouda, NLD

1991/08 - 1997/10 Masters of Business Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NLD

Selected projects:

  • 2019-2023 H2020 OpenENTRANCE open ENergy TRansition ANalyses for a low-Carbon Economy
  • 2019-2027 FME NTRANS Norwegian Centre for Energy Transition Strategies
  • 2016-2019 H2020 SET-Nav, Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation (EC H2020 LCE-21), leader of work package "Comparative Assessment: technology and policy options and pathways" 


Industrial Economic Analysis TIØ 4118Ø4118

Experts in Team work - Renewable Energy Management TIØ 4855

Production and Network Economics TIØ 4285Ø4285


  • Thorsten Burandt, PhD Candidate at NTNU and TU Berlin, supervisor, Energy Systems (2017-E2021)
  • Ulf Johansson, PhD Candidate at NTNU, main supervisor, Regional Economic Policy, (2013-2019)
  • Pedro Crespo del Granado, Post doc at NTNU, main supervisor, Energy Systems (2017-2018)
  • Hector Maranon-Ledesma, PhD Candidate at NTNU, co-supervisor, Energy Systems, (2015-E2020)
  • Vegard Bjerketvedt, PhD Candidate at NTNU, co-supervisor, Carbon Capture and Storage (2018-E2021)
  • Several master student groups at NTNU.

PhD Defense committees:

  • Daniel Huppmann, June 2014, DIW Berlin.
  • Tobias Baltensperger, Sept 2015, ETH Zurich
  • Pao-Yu Oei, Dec 2015, TU Berlin
  • Mauro Vicarro, Jan 2017, Basillicata, Italy
  • Stig Ottesen, Mar 2017, NTNU
  • Florian Perrotton, Dec 2017, Université Paris Nanterre, France
  • Angel Gonzalez, Dec 2017, USC, Santiago De Compostela, Spain
  • April 2020E, DTU, Denmark

Research profiles online:

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

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  • Egging, Ruud. (2018) Energy Scenarios and Methodological Developments. 41st IAEE International Conference . International Association for Energy Economics; Groningen. 2018-06-10 - 2018-06-13.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2018) Risk aversion in energy markets. International Conference on Computational Management Science . NTNU, CMS Journal, EURO Working Groups Stoch Optim; Trondheim. 2018-05-29 - 2018-05-31.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2018) The role of natural gas in the European energy transition. 12th Conference on Energy Economics and Technology - ENERDAY . Technical University Dresden; Dresden. 2018-04-27 - 2018-04-27.
  • Egging, Ruud; Resch, Gustav. (2017) Insights in the LCE 21 projects Linking models. Energy Modeling Platform - Europe . Reiner Lemoine Institut, KTH, EC and others; Brussels. 2017-05-17 - 2017-05-18.
  • Egging, Ruud; Resch, Gustav. (2017) Linking models in SET-Nav. Energy Modeling Platform - Europe . Reiner Lemoine Institut, KTH, EC and others; Brussels. 2017-05-17 - 2017-05-18.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2015) Challenges in Stochastic Equilibrium Modeling for Energy Markets. Automatic Control Seminar . ETH; Zurich. 2015-09-10 - 2015-09-10.
  • Egging, Ruud; Pichler, Alois; Walle-Hansen, Thomas; Kalvø, Øyvind. (2015) Risk aversion in imperfect natural gas market - Shale gas investment in Poland and Ukraine. 17th British-French-German (BFG) Conference on Optimization . Imperial College London; London. 2015-06-16 - 2015-06-16.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2014) Practical insights from a global multi-energy market and infrastructure model. CenSES Årskonferanse 2014 . CenSES; Oslo. 2014-12-04 - 2014-12-05.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2014) Role of China in the world gas market. China Energy Forum 2014 ; 2014-10-02 - 2014-10-03.
  • Egging, Ruud; Huppmann, Daniel. (2014) A multi-fuel market equilibrium model and case studies. Seminar . DTU Dept of Management Engineering, Systems Analysis Group; Copenhagen. 2014-04-11 - 2014-04-11.
  • Egging, Ruud; Midthun, Kjetil Trovik. (2014) The Role of China in the Global Natural Gas Market. Forum: Opportunities and Challenges in China’s Energy Development – Energy and Carbon Markets . Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore; Singapore. 2014-10-02 - 2014-10-03.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2013) An SCGE model integrating the energy system and the regional economy. CREE meets CenSES . Frisch Center; Oslo. 2013-10-24 - 2013-10-24.
  • Egging, Ruud. (2013) Benders Decomposition for solving multi-stage stochastic mixed complementarity problems. EURO/INFORMS 2013 26th European Conference on Operational Research . EURO & INFORMS; Rome. 2013-07-01 - 2013-07-04.
  • Egging, Ruud; Huppmann, Daniel. (2013) Instruments of Climate and Energy Policy in a Multi-Fuel Market Equilibrium Model. Research Seminar of Environment, Resources, Climate Economics (RSERC) . TU Berlin & DIW Berlin; Berlin. 2013-11-28 - 2013-11-28.
  • Egging, Ruud; Schütz, Peter. (2012) A rolling horizon heuristic for optimal trading in the LNG spot market. The Fifth Nordic Optimization Symposium . NTNU; Trondheim. 2012-06-07 - 2012-06-09.
  • Schütz, Peter; Egging, Rudolf G.R.. (2011) The Value of Flexibility and Optimal Trading Strategies in the LNG Supply Chain. INFORMS . INFORMS; Charlotte, NC. 2011-11-13 - 2011-11-16.