Frauke Urban

Frauke Urban

Associate Professor
Telephone: +46 8790 6152
Visiting address: Lindstedtsvägen 30, Room: 421

Key areas/Research interest

  • transformation towards sustainable energy
  • innovation in renewable energy (wind energy, solar energy and hydropower)
  • technology transfer and cooperation
  • energy policy
  • climate policy
  • green economy
  • sustainable development

Selected publications

  • Urban, F. and Nordensvard, J., 2018. Low Carbon Energy Transitions in the Nordic Countries: Evidence from the Environmental Kuznets Curve. Energies, 11(9), 2209.
  • Urban, F., 2018. China's rise: Challenging the North-South technology transfer paradigm for climate change mitigation and low carbon energy. Energy Policy, 113(2): 320-330.
  • Urban, F., Geall, S., Wang, Y., 2016. Solar PV and solar water heaters in China: Different pathways to low carbon energy. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 64(2016): 531–542.
  • Nordensvard, J. and Urban, F., 2015. The stuttering energy transition in Germany: Wind energy policy and feed-in tariff lock-in. Energy Policy, Vol. 82: 156-165.


  • ME2085 Transformation in Energy Systems and Industries
  • ME2086 Global Energy Markets and Systems in Transition
  • ME2067 Industrial Transformation and Technical Changes

Other websites