Dr. Frank Hüesker 

Research Unit Environment and Society
Department of Environmental Politics
Working Group Governance and Institutions
Working Group Social-Science Water Research (Speaker)

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 1656
frank.hueesker@ufz.de

Frank Hüesker

Research topics 

  • Politics of water and chemicals
  • Legitimacy and efficiency of global and European environmental governance
  • Sustainable urban infrastructures and municipal utilities
  • Energy transition and sector integration (e.g. nexus to wastewater sector)

Publications & Presentations

Recent Publications:

Moss, T.; Hüesker, F. (print version in August 2019): Politicised nexus thinking in practice: Integrating urban wastewater utilities into regional energy markets. Special issue article: Interfacing infrastructure in cities: Politics and spatialities of the urban nexus. In: Urban Studies, 1-17, (Online first version: DOI: 10.1177/0042098017735229).

Lepenies, R., Hüesker, F., Beck, S., Brugnach, M. (2018): Discovering the Political Implications of Coproduction in Water Governance. In: Water 10 (10), 1475.

Hüesker, F.; Moss T. (2018): Kommunale (Abwasser-)Unternehmen als ein Standbein der dezentralen Energiewende. In: Radtke, Jörg; Kersting, Norbert (Hrsg.): Energiewende. Politikwissenschaftliche Perspektiven, Springer, 289-312.

Gretzschel, O.; Hüesker, F.; Schmitt, T. G.; Kolisch, G.; Salomon, D.; Zdrallek, M.; Schiebold, D.; Hanke, B. (2018): Flexibilitätsbeiträge von Kläranlagen zur Energiewende – Handlungsempfehlungen und Forderungen an Gesetzgeber und Politik. In: Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall, 65. Jg., vol. 3, 217ff.