Tatenda Phiri

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Tatenda Phiri

Energy Researcher 

Vienna University of Technology

Tatenda is currently doing a postgraduate degree in Renewable Energy Systems at the Vienna University of Technology, where he is focused on renewable and efficiency systems integration; energy infrastructure challenges; demand and supply dynamics of energy resources, energy policy transfer processes, and the intersection of energy markets, new technologies and energy governance.  As an academic, he has an interdisciplinary research approach that encompasses the broad field of energy systems. His aim is to develop answers to the complex interlinking of sustainability, supply security, and competitiveness of energy systems. He has a long track record for scholarly, analyzing links between sustainable energy transitions and energy governance, and how these impact human wellbeing and contribute to poverty alleviation. He approaches energy as an economic, security and environmental concern. Tatenda holds an MBA in International Business and an MSc in International Management and Energy Economics.

Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria's largest scientific-technical research and educational institution. TU Wien covers a wide spectrum of scientific concepts from abstract pure research and the fundamental principles of science to applied technological research and partnership with industry. Areas of research include the development of new energy sources, as well as the supply of energy and its storage and efficient use. Technical knowledge is built upon through expertise in the fields of climate, the environment, the economy and raw materials.

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