Profilbild Leandra Scharnhorst

M.Sc. Leandra Scharnhorst

Research Focus

  • Analysis of user acceptance and behavior in the context of the living lab "Energy Smart Home Lab"
  • Energy System Analysis
  • Energy Transition in the Industry Sector


Publication List

Conference Papers
Incentivized Energy Consumption Adaption in Private Households Facing the Energy Crisis
Scharnhorst, L.; Sandmeier, T.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2023. Conference Proceedings - BEHAVE 2023 the 7th European Conference on Behaviour Change for Energy Efficiency, 668–679 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Empirische Untersuchung zum Wert von Versorgungssicherheit in Privathaushalten – eine Fallstudie im Energy Smart Home Lab
Scharnhorst, L.; Sandmeier, T.; Appel, B.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2023. Die Zukunft der EnergieMÄRKTE in Europa vor dem Hintergrund neuer geopolitischer Ungleichgewichte Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Unlocking Tomorrow’s Decarbonization Potential: A Techno-Economic Assessment of Carbon Capture Diffusion in the European Industrial Landscape
Scharnhorst, L.; Hollert, F.
2024, January 31. eceee Zero Carbon Industry (2024), Antwerp, Belgium, January 30–31, 2024 
Consumer Preferences and Acceptance of Compensation Schemes for Controlled Power Shutdowns in Germany: Results from a Choice Experiment
Scharnhorst, L.; Sandmeier, T.; Hess, L.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2023, October 12. Transforming towards a sustainable society - challenges and solutions (2023), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 11–13, 2023 
Inducing energy and CO2 savings in private households by introducing CO2-budgets – findings from a living lab experiment
Sandmeier, T.; Scharnhorst, L.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2023, June 13. Helmholtz Energy Conference (2023), Koblenz, Germany, June 12–13, 2023 
Barriers to Demand Response in the Commercial and Industrial Sectors - an Empirical Investigation
Scharnhorst, L.; Sloot, D.; Lehmann, N.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2022, November 8. 17th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2022), Paphos, Cyprus, November 7–10, 2022 
Empirical Investigation of the Value of Security of Supply in Private Households - A Case Study in the Energy Smart Home Lab
Scharnhorst, L.; Sandmeier, T.; Appel, B.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2023. 13. Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung (IEWT 2023), Wien, Österreich, February 15–17, 2023 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document

Academic Career

02/2021 - today Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Research associate at the Institute for Industrial Production (IIP), Chair of Energy Economics
09/2017 - 09/2019

Double master degree in energy technology

Double master program of InnoEnergy of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT)

University Uppsala (UU)

M. Sc. in Energy Technology

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)

Master in Energy Engineering and Management

08/2013 - 09/2016 Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW Mannheim), Siemens AG (Power & Gas Mannheim)
B. Eng. in Electrical Engineering - Automation