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Dominik Rutz

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Dominik Rutz is Head of the Bioenergy & Bioeconomy Unit at WIP Renewable Energies (www.wip-munich.de). Since 2005, he is an Expert at WIP on renewable energies and more specifically on bioenergy. He graduated in Environmental Science (Dipl.-Ing.) and Consumer Science (M.Sc.). His main field of experience includes the technical and non-technical analysis of bioenergy and its supporting policies in developing countries and emerging economies worldwide. Mr. Rutz was coordinator of several EU projects on bioenergy (e.g. BioTop, Global-Bio-Pact, SRCplus, BiG>East, UrbanBiogas, CoolHeating, Upgrade DH, and Carbon Labelling). Furthermore, he is scientific partner in various research and market support projects. He is editor of two books published by Springer: " Socio-Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Production" and “Bioenergy for Sustainable Development in Africa”. He is author of many publications and handbooks. Mr Rutz is involved in the European Technology Platform for Renewable Heating and Cooling. He is member of the German Biogas Association. He is an invited Expert for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and for the European Commission.