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Peter Droege

Peter Droege heads the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development, the global consulting and research organization for the rapid transition to regenerative communities, cities, regions and infrastructure. He is also president of Eurosolar, the European association for renewable energy, and general president of the World Council for Renewable Energies.

Peter Droege, winner of the European Solar Prize for Education, established the Chair of Sustainable Spatial Development at the University of Liechtenstein while holding a joint chair in the School of Engineering and the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, Australia. An inaugural member of the Zayed Future Energy Award jury and an expert commissioner for cities and climate change for the World Future Council, he also served on the steering committee of the Urban Climate Change Research Network hosted by the Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University and CUNY. He has taught and conducted research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture and Planning, at the University of Tokyo as the Chair of Urban Engineering at the Center for Research in Advanced Science and Technology, and as the Lend Lease Chair of Urban Design at the University of Sydney.

Professor Droege is the author or editor of numerous books, including Intelligent Environments (Elsevier 1997), Urban Energy Transition, 1st Edition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power (Elsevier 2008), The Renewable City (Wiley 2006), 100% Renewable – Energy Autonomy in Action (Earthscan 2009 and Routledge 2014), Climate Design (ORO Editions 2010), Regenerative Region: Energy and Climate Atlas of Lake Constance (oekom verlag 2014), Regenerative Räume (oekom verlag 2017), Urban Energy Transition 2 – Renewable Strategies for Cities and Regions (2918), Intelligent Environments – Advanced Systems for a Healthy Planet (2022) and Urban Agriculture and Regional Food Systems.

Expert at the Transition Workshop since 2020

Member of the Project Atlas team of the Geneva Seminar 2016-2017

Geneva Seminar 2016-2017