Mr. Kairies studied electrical engineering in Aachen and Singapore. Since 2017 he heads the research
section “Grid Integration and Storage System Analysis” at RWTH Aachen University.
Mr. Kairies’ work focuses on the grid effects of decentralized storage systems, efficient charging
strategies for electric cars, market potentials of utility-scale storage systems and future
developments in rural electrification. Additionally, he works as a consultant to several governmental
and intergovernmental organizations.