Claudia Guenther

Research Analyst

Claudia Guenther is a Researcher working in the Climate & Energy Policy Group at PIK. She is currently focusing on the European Emission Trading scheme and carbon pricing.

Claudia Guenther graduated with a Master's degree in Economics and Management Science at Humboldt University, majoring in Quantitative Methods. She also holds a Bachelor degree in International Relations from Technical University Dresden and has studied Economics at the University of Havana. Prior to joining PIK, she has spent several years working in the renewable energy and consultancy sector.


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Luderer, Gunnar and Günther, Claudia and Sörgel, Dominika and Kost, Christoph and Benke, Falk and Auer, Cornelia and Koller, Florian and Herbst, Andrea and Reder, Klara and Böttger, Diana and Ueckert, Falko and Pfluger, Benjamin and Wrede, Daniel and Strefler, Jessica and Merfort, Anne and Rauner, Sebastian and Siala, Kais and Schlichenmaier, Simon (2021) Deutschland auf dem Weg zur Klimaneutralität 2045 - Szenarien und Pfade im Modellvergleich (Zusammenfassung). Project Report. 359 S. doi: 10.48485/pik.2021.006.

Pahle, Michael and Quemin, Simon and Osorio, Sebastian and Günther, Claudia and Pietzcker, Robert. The Emerging Endgame: The EU ETS on the Road Towards Climate Neutrality (February 28, 2023). Available at SSRN: or
Günther, Claudia, Wolf-Peter Schill, and Alexander Zerrahn. "Prosumage of solar electricity: Tariff design, capacity investments, and power sector effects." Energy Policy 152 (2021): 112168.