Wolfgang F. Lutz
Founder and Director
Wolfgang F. Lutz is an independent expert in sustainable energy policies, strategies and programmes, institutional and legal frameworks and policy instruments for the promotion of energy efficiency, renewable energy and rural energisation. He has realised numerous studies and projects in the fields of energy and related environmental policy, strategies, programmes and legislation, with emphasis on economic, social and environmental sustainability.
His expertise is founded on in-depth knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and options, including end-use technologies, cogeneration, energy auditing and management, energy efficiency standards and labelling, as well as decentralised power generation and supply.
Mr Lutz has more than 25 years of working experience in emerging economies, developing and transition countries of Latin America, the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe, the Southern Caucasus, Asia and North Africa. He has been working as advisor and senior consultant for international multilateral and bilateral organisations, including the European Commission (various DGs and programmes), the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC), the World Bank, UNDP, the Energy Charter Secretariat and GIZ, as well as for NGOs, universities and national ministries and government agencies in various countries.