Identity & mission

Adviesbureau voor Energiestrategie (AES) is an independent consulting and research office founded in 1991 by Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang F. Lutz, an energy expert, who has been working in this field since 1980.

AES specialises in strategic advice, know-how transfer and research in the energy field, covering areas like: energy technology, economy, finance and policy. Specific emphasis is given to the implication of energy policies and systems on the environment and on human development. AES strives after applying an integral focus on energy and sustainable development.

Since its foundation in 1991, AES has acquired considerable experience in Europe, newly industrialising economies – in particular in Latin America and Asia, in centrally planned economies in transition and in developing countries. AES has realised projects on behalf of international organisations, government entities, universities and private companies.

Inspired by its founder and owner, who is also the managing director of AES, a wide network of experts and professionals has emerged around the office. Collaborating experts and professionals are selected according to the high standards set by the office, which include: personal integrity, dedication, professionalism and intellectual independence. They represent a wide range of geographical and cultural backgrounds and of professional expertise, including various disciplines of engineering, energy economics, social sciences, public administration and management.