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Assistant Professor, Hertie School of GovernanceDr. Lion Hirth is an energy economist and expert in wind and solar power, power market modeling, and electricity market design. His work concerns how electricity systems will look like in the future, when they will be driven by wind and solar energy. He is founder and director of Neon, a boutique energy economics consulting firm; assistant professor at Hertie School of Governance, a Berlin-based public policy school; and research fellow at MCC, a climate think tank. He regularly advises the German government on electricity markets.