Stefan Nykamp received his M.Sc. degree from the University of Muenster and the RWTH Aachen, Germany in 2010 in Energy Economics. He received his doctorate in 2013 from the University of Twente, The Netherlands (extra-occupational). He has worked in several roles in the grid planning and strategic projects of RWE. Currently, he is responsible for the department Innovationmanagement / Grid Storage of Westnetz GmbH, Dortmund (Germany).