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    4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

  • Produktionstorvet, 424, 020

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby

    Denmark

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Profile

Dr. Birte Holst Jørgensen is a Senior Researcher at DTU Wind Energy, where she is responsible for coordinating global scientific advice and research-based consultancy. She is an acknowledged expert in energy R&D strategies and technology policies. She is a leading member of several committees and research programmes, a.o. IEA Expert Group on R&D Priority-setting and Evaluation (chair), Governing Board of Joint Programme Initiative of Urban Europe, Executive Committee of the European Climate Research Alliance and the Stakeholder Forum of the national transmission system operator Energinet. She is also the Principal Coordinator of Sustainable Energy of the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research. Previous work experiences include the position as director of Nordic Energy Research, positions at private and public consultancy companies as well as a 3-years assignment at the Technical University of Ecuador. Dr. Jørgensen holds a MSc in Business Economics and Administration (Copenhagen Business School) and a PhD in Political Sciences (Copenhagen University).

Research areas

Extensive management experience in top-level positions ranging from the executive management of an international energy technology funding and policy advice institution to the co-management of DTU Management with five research divisions, UNEP DTU Partnership and DTU Business to being the Danish Principal Coordinator of the sustainable energy programme of the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research. 
Highly acknowledged chair and expert in national and international committees, councils and experts groups in the area of energy.
Analytical capabilities and strategic outlook in the development of the future energy system at national, regional and global level, illustrated through high quality, timely and use-oriented research projects and research-based consultancy.

Other information

Principal Coordinator for the Sustainable Energy programme, Sino-Danish Centre for Research and Education, 2011-
Chairman of Energinet Stakeholders' Forum, 2010- 
Chair and Danish representative, IEA Experts Group on R&D Priority Setting and Evaluation (EGRD), 2009-
Member of the Governing Board, Joint Programme Initiative Urban Europe, 2013-
Member of the Executive Board, European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA), 2016- 
Member of Editorial Board, Energy Informatics, 2020-

Member of EU Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Energy, 2014-18
Member of the International Network Programme Committee, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2014-18
Member of the board of the research programmes RENERGI and ENERGIX, Research Council of Norway, 2007-2016;
Chairman of the Programme Committee for Transport and Infrastructure, The Danish Strategic Research Council, 2009-2014;
Vice Chair of the Mirror Group, European Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform, 2006-2008.
Danish member of the Hydrogen Coordination Group, IEA, 2003-2005.
Member of Verdikt, high-level expert group on ICT foresight, Research Council of Norway, 2004-2005;
Member of High Level Expert Group ”Key Technologies for Europe”. Author of ”Key Energy Technologies for Europe”, 2005;

Chairman of the internal evaluation of Sino-Danish Center for Research and Education, 2016
or of the Energy Area of Advance, Chalmers,  February 2012
Evaluator and reviewer for Directorate General Research, FP6, FP7 and Horizon 2020, 2006
Evaluator for Energinet.dk, 2005-2014
Member of review panel for “Swedish Strategic Research Areas - Energy”, Swedish Energy Agency, Fas, Formas, The Swedish Research Council & VINNOVA, May 2009
Member of review team appointed by the Swedish Energy Agency regarding the research programmes of Swedish Gas Technology Center, Malmø, 2005 and 2008

Education/Academic qualification

PhD Policial Science, Copenhagen University

19951999

Business Economics and Administration, Copenhagen Business School

… → 1992

External positions

Senior researcher, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Wind Energy

2019 → …

Visiting scholar, MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR)

2016

Senior researcher, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Technology, Management and Economics

20162019

Deputy head of Department, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Technology, Management and Economics

20122016

Senior researcher, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Wind Energy

20092011

Director, Nordic Energy Research

20052009

Senior researcher, Risø National Laboratory

20002005

Consultant, PLS Ramboll Management

19992000

Visiting scholar, Stanford University, Center for European Studies

19961997

PhD candidate, Copenhagen University

19951999

Research assistent, Copenhagen University

1995

Consultant, Storstroem Business Development Centre

19921994

Technical expert, Escuela Politécnica Nacional

19841987

Keywords

  • User defined:
  • Energy science and technology policy
  • energy transition
  • scientific advice in sustainable energy

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Research Output

DTU International Energy Report 2019 - Transforming Urban Mobility

Jørgensen, B. H. (ed.), Andersen, K. K. (ed.) & Nielsen, O. A. (ed.), 2019, 129 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
389 Downloads (Pure)

Executive summary

Jørgensen, B. H., 2019, DTU International Energy Report 2019 - Transforming Urban Mobility. p. 12-19 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingReport chapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
20 Downloads (Pure)

Executive summary

Jørgensen, B. H., 2019, DTU International Energy Report 2019: Transforming Urban Mobility. p. 12-19

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingReport chapterResearch

Open Access
File
18 Downloads (Pure)

Transforming urban mobility: key findings and recommendations

Jørgensen, B. H., Andersen, K. K. & Nielsen, O. A., 2019, DTU International Energy Report 2019 - Transforming Urban Mobility. p. 8-11 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingReport chapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
21 Downloads (Pure)

Accelerating the clean energy revolution - perspectives on innovation challenges: DTU International Energy Report 2018

Jørgensen, B. H. (ed.), Andersen, K. K. (ed.) & Wilson, E. J. (ed.), 2018, Technical University of Denmark. 111 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
657 Downloads (Pure)

Projects

Modelling of Transport Systems in Energy System Modelling Tools

Tattini, J., Gargiulo, M., Yeh, S., Jørgensen, B. H., Ahlgren, E., Schäfer, A. W. & Karlsson, K. B.

Forskningsrådsfinansiering

01/07/201530/09/2018

Project: PhD

Modelling, Transport Fuels and Future Scenarios for the Danish Energy System

Venturini, G., Münster, M., Gallachóir, B. P. Ó., Jørgensen, B. H., Krook-Riekkola, A., Bolkesjø, T. F. & Karlsson, K. B.

Samfinansieret - Andet

01/07/201514/02/2019

Project: PhD

Regional and Global Energy System Modelling with focus on China

Mischke, P., Yi, W., Jørgensen, B. H., Ahlgren, E., Sandholt, K. & Karlsson, K. B.

Institut, samfinansiering

15/03/201224/08/2015

Project: PhD

Activities

  • 5 Membership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

Horizon 2020 (External organisation)

Birte Holst Jørgensen (Participant)

1 Jan 201631 Dec 2017

Activity: MembershipMembership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

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Ministry of Higher Education and Science (External organisation)

Birte Holst Jørgensen (Participant)

1 Jun 201431 May 2017

Activity: MembershipMembership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

Energinet.dk (External organisation)

Birte Holst Jørgensen (Participant)

1 Jan 201431 Dec 2017

Activity: MembershipMembership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

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Joint Programming Initiative Europe (External organisation)

Birte Holst Jørgensen (Participant)

1 Nov 2013 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

The Research Council of Norway (External organisation)

Birte Holst Jørgensen (Participant)

Sep 2012Sep 2016

Activity: MembershipMembership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar