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Dr. Yann Blumer

Dr. Yann Blumer

Dr. Yann Blumer

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 46 86
yann.blumer@zhaw.ch

Work at ZHAW

Position

Senior Researcher and Lecturer

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Energy, Energy Scenarios, Communal Energy Strategies, Energy Security, Foresight, Digital Devices

Education

Dr. Sc. ETH Zürich / Environmental Sciences
ETH Zürich
10 / 2010 - 01 / 2014

Continuing Education

CAS in Higher & Professional Education
ZHAW
08 / 2017

Membership of networks

Swiss Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition - CREST

Projects

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Peer Reviewed Papers:

Blumer, Y., Mühlebach, M., Moser, C. (2014). Why some electricity utilities actively promote energy efficiency and others do not — a Swiss case study. Energy Efficiency, 7, 697-710.

Epprecht, N., von Wirth,T., Stünzi, C., Blumer, Y. (2014). Anticipating transitions beyond the current mobility regimes: how acceptability matters. Futures, 60, 30-40.

Blumer, Y., Stauffacher, M., Lang, D., Kiyotada, H., Uchida, S. (2013). Non-technical success factors for bioenergy projects - learning from a multiple case study in Japan. Energy Policy, 60, 386-395

Scholz, R., Blumer, Y., Brand, F. (2012). Risk, vulnerability, robustness and resilience from a decision-theoretic perspective. Journal of Risk Research, 15, 313-330.

Saner, D., Blumer, Y., Lang, D., Koehler, A. (2011). Scenarios for the implementation of EU waste legislation at national level and their consequences for emissions from municipal waste incineration. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 57, 67-77.


Further Publications:

Blumer, Y. (2014). Non-technical challenges for the transition of energy systems. Doctoral thesis Nr. 21’717. Zürich: ETH Zürich.

Baltensperger, T., Ruppen, D., Blumer, Y., Spörri, A. (2013) Analyse der schweizerischen Energieversorgungssicherheit - Eine Abschätzung der Verwundbarkeit des Energiesystems. Ittingen: BFE.

Blumer, Y. (2012). Die Schweizer Erdgasversorgung – Struktur- und Schwachstellenanalyse basierend auf Interviews mit Branchenexperten. Ittingen: BFE.

Blumer, Y. (2012). Die Schweizer Kernkraft – Struktur- und Schwachstellenanalyse basierend auf Interviews mit Branchenexperten. Ittingen: BFE.

Blumer, Y., Martin, S. (2012). Die Schweizer Wasserkraft – Struktur- und Schwachstellenanalyse basierend auf Interviews mit Branchenexperten. Ittingen: BFE.

Blumer, Y., Klarer, M. (2012). Die Schweizer Ölversorgungskette – Struktur- und Schwachstellen-analyse basierend auf Interviews mit Branchenexperten. Ittingen: BFE.

Blumer, Y., Martius, G., Stauffacher, M. (2011). Kleine EVUs unter Hochspannung – Eine Fallstudie der ETH Zürich zur Situation in den Kantonen St. Gallen und beide Appenzell. Bulletin SEV/VSE, 4, 8-11.

Probst, M., Bening, C., Blumer, Y., Friedrich, E., Hoppmann, J., Saner, D., Stauffacher, M. & Scholz, R. W. (2011). Herausforderungen und Chancen im Energiebereich für den Kanton Appenzell Ausserrhoden. Zürich: ETH Zürich.


Book Sections:

Lilliestam, J., Blumer, Y., Geddes, A., Labordena, M., Späth, L., van Vliet, O. (forthcoming 2014): More than costs: on the fit between solar and renewable electricity policy motivations and energy system models, in: Schlapa, J. (Ed.): Solar power: Technologies, environmental impacts and future prospects, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage.