Alejandro studies how innovation and energy policies can accelerate the transition towards sustainable energy systems. His research engages with academic disciplines ranging from engineering to economics, political science or programming. Together with his co-authors, Alejandro combines concepts and tools to deliver new insights about the energy transition.

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Lana Ollier, Florence Metz, Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, Leonhard Späth, Johan Lilliestam, 2022. The European 2030 climate and energy package: do domestic strategy adaptations precede EU policy change? Policy Sciences, pp.1-24.
  • Marius Schwarz, Aline Scherrer, Claudia Hohmann, Jonas Heiberg, Andri Brugger, Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, 2020. COVID-19 and the academy: It is time for going digital, Energy Research and Social Science,
  • Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, Christof Knoeri, Fabian Rottmann, Volker Hoffmann, 2020. The role of responsiveness in deployment policies: A quantitative, cross-country assessment using agent-based modelling, Applied Energy,
  • Jochen Markard, Nuno Bento, Noah Kittner, Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, 2020. Destined for decline? Examining nuclear energy from a technological innovation systems perspective, Energy Research and Social Science,
  • Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, Christof Knoeri, Joern Hoppmann, Volker Hoffmann, 2020. Can designs inspired by control theory keep deployment policies effective and cost-efficient as technology prices fall? Environmental Research Letters,

Conference papers


Research reports and policy briefs