Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt Rohrig is deputy director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE) and Division Director of Energy Economics and Grid Operation.
As a mechanical engineer with a diploma in numerical mechanics he completed his PhD in 2003 at the faculty of electrical engineering at the University of Kassel. Prof. Rohrig has more than 25 years experience in renewable energy projects. On European level, he is leading the sub-program Grid Integration of the Joint Program Wind Energy in framework of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and is representative for the Fraunhofer Association for all EERA activities.
As professor at the University of Kassel, Prof. Rohrig holds lectures to the integration of wind energy.