Publications and Presentations:

Journal articles:

  • Rilling, B. (2024): Synthetic natural gas in the private heating sector in Germany: match or mismatch between production costs and consumer willingness to pay? In: Energy, Sustainability and Society, 14 (26), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13705-024-00459-y
  • Rilling, B., Kurz, P., Herbes, C. (2024): Renewable gases in the heating market: Identifying consumer preferences through a Discrete Choice Experiment. In: Energy Policy, 184, 113857, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2023.113857
  • Rilling, B., Herbes, C. (2022): Invisible, intangible, irrelevant, yet inevitable? Qualitative insights into consumer perceptions of heating tariffs and drop-in renewable gases in the German domestic heating market. In: Energy Research & Social Science, 91, 102744,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2022.102744
  • Rögele, S.; Rilling, B.; Apfel, D.; Fuchs, J. (2022): Sustainable Development Competencies and Student-Centered Teaching Strategies in Higher Education Institutions: The Role of Professors as Gatekeepers. In: International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 23 (6),  https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-02-2021-0069
  • Herbes, C.; Rilling, B.; Holstenkamp, L. (2021): Ready for new business models? Human and social capital in the management of renewable energy cooperatives in Germany. In: Energy Policy, 156, 112417, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112417
  • Herbes, C.; Rilling, B.; Ringel, M. (2021): Policy frameworks and voluntary markets for biomethane – How do different policies influence providers’ product strategies? In: Energy Policy, 153, 112292, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112292
  • Rilling, B.; Tosun, J. (2021): Policy and political consequences of mandatory climate impact assessments: an explorative study of German cities and municipalities. In: Policy and Society, 40 (1), https://doi.org/10.1080/14494035.2021.1907901
  • Herbes, C.; Rilling, B.; Mac Donalds, S.; Boutin, N.; Bigerna, S. (2020): Are voluntary markets effective in replacing state-led support for the expansion of renewables? – A comparative analysis of voluntary green electricity markets in the UK, Germany, France and Italy. In: Energy Policy, 141, 111473, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111473
  • Tosun, J.; Zöckler, L.; Rilling, B. (2019): What Drives the Participation of Renewable Energy Cooperatives in European Energy Governance?. In: Politics and Governance, 7 (1), https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v7i1.1782
  • Birkmann, J.; Wenzel, F.; Greiving, S.; Garschagen, M.; Vallée, D.; Nowak, W.; Welle, T.; Fina, S.; Goris, A.; Rilling, B.; Fiedrich, F.; Fekete, A.; Cutter, S.; Duzgun, S.; Ley, A.; Friedrich, M.; Kuhlmann, U.; Novák, B.; Wieprecht, S.; Mitchell, J. (2017). Extreme Events, Critical Infrastructures, Human Vulnerability and Strategic Planning: Emerging Research Issues. Journal of Extreme Events. 03. 1650017. 10.1142/S2345737616500172. (2017): Extreme Events, Critical Infrastructures, Human Vulnerability and Strategic Planning: Emerging Research Issues. In: Journal of Extreme Events, 3 (4), https://doi.org/10.1142/S2345737616500172

Conference talks (selected):

  • Rilling, B.; Herbes, C. (2023): Paying more for greener products: Empirical insights into consumer preferences for renewable gases in residential heating. Presentation at the SCORAI-ERSCP-WUR Conference "Transforming Consumption-Production Systems Toward Just and Sustainable Futures", Wageningen, July 05-08, 2023.
  • Rilling, B.; Herbes, C. (2022): Renewable gases in the heating market: Identifying consumer preferences through a Discrete-Choice Experiment. Presentation at the ECPR General Conference 2022, Innsbruck, August 22-26, 2022.
  • Rilling, B.; Herbes, C. (2022): Renewable methane in the heating market: Identifying consumer preferences through a Discrete-Choice Experiment + Consumer preferences for different renewable gas options: Qualitative insights into the German the heating market. Poster presentations at the 3rd International Conference on Energy Research & Social Science, Manchester, June 20-23, 2022.
  • Rilling, B.; Herbes, C.; Holstenkamp, L. (2021): Renewable energy cooperatives: gaps in qualifications for new business models. Presentation at the 1st IAEE Online Conference, Virtual, June 07-09, 2021.
  • Rilling, B.; Tosun, J. (2020): Climate Impact Assessment by Default: the Climate Emergency Status and Local-Level Policymaking. Presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Virtual, August 24-28, 2020.
  • Rilling, B.; Herbes, C.; Holstenkamp, L. (2019): Renewable energy cooperatives in Germany – management qualifications for new business models. Presentation at the ICA - CCR European Research Conference - Cooperatives and the Transformation of Business and Society, Berlin, August 21-23, 2019.
  • Rilling, B.; Holstenkamp, L.;  Herbes, C.;  (2019): Renewable energy cooperatives: New business models and management qualifications.  Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science: Energy and Society in Transition, Tempe, May 28-31, 2019.