Verification systems for renewable energies
The long-standing energy market expert works as a senior consultant and project manager in the field of renewable energy verification systems. Elena Chvanova works in research and consulting projects and focuses on national and international renewable energy verification systems in various sectors.
She has extensive experience in energy economics and policy and has demonstrated her analytical skills in her previous professional positions – for example at the Russian Ministry of Energy, RosBusinessConsulting and EnBW AG. In various studies, Elena Chvanova examined different aspects of international energy markets, including the electricity distribution market in different countries. In her last position at Dr. Langniß Energie & Analyse, she evaluated use cases and regulatory requirements for the implementation of a guarantee of origin system for renewable energies and green hydrogen in South Africa on behalf of the GIZ, derived recommendations for action and validated them in local stakeholder workshops.
Elena Chvanova studied International Technical Business Administration at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. She wrote her final thesis on electricity transmission and distribution networks in Russia. She also completed a Master’s degree in World Economics and Politics at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow with a focus on “Regulation of Energy and Natural Resources in Russia and the World”.
She is a member of the DIN-led working group “Guarantees of Origin and Environmental Aspects” of the joint project “Standardisation Roadmap Hydrogen Technologies” funded by the BMWK and represents Germany internationally at the IEA Hydrogen Technology Collaboration, focusing on the hydrogen certification system.
Her consulting expertise:
- Verification systems for renewable energies, especially for heat, electricity and hydrogen
- Markets and regulatory framework
- Solutions for the practical application of guarantees of origin, especially in industry and the energy sector