Ass. iur. Maximilian Wimmer
Senior Researcher

Tel: +49-931-79 40 77-10

Maximilian Wimmer has been working as a senior researcher at Stiftung Umweltenergierecht since November 2017. His research focus is European Environmental Energy Law.

Maximilian Wimmer is currently involved in the project “EU-ArchE” in which the new EU legal framework (“architecture”) in the energy sector for the period 2020 to 2030 are examined. Within this project, he is analyzing the proposals submitted by the commission, the council and the parliament for the use of energy from renewable sources.

After graduating in law and completing his legal traineeship and Second State Exam at the Regional Court Nürnberg-Fürth, Maximilian Wimmer was for two years (2015-2017) employed as a research assistant at the Institute for Public Law at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.  There he worked on “The legal impact of ‘Staatspraxis’” (especially related to international law) both in his doctoral thesis and in a project of the same name by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung. In addition, he was a lecturer for European Union Law at the Europa-Universität Flensburg.


Articles in journals or books

Maximilian Wimmer,

Aggregatoren als „Enabler“ dezentraler Akteure im Strommarkt der Zukunft

EnergieRecht (ER) 2020, Heft 1, S. 18-23

Maximilian Wimmer, Jana Viktoria Nysten,

Challenges for new business models in the electricity market. What is hindering companies from offering aggregation services?

Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review (RELP) 2019, Volume 9, Issue 2, S. 22, Juli 2019

Maximilian Wimmer,

Vorschläge für rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen zur Einbindung dezentraler Akteure in den Strommarkt aus Aggregatoren-Projekt veröffentlicht

Zeitschrift für das gesamte Recht der Energiewirtschaft (EnWZ) 2019, Heft 5, S. V.


Maximilian Wimmer,

Aggregators in the CEP: Opportunities and Difficulties as Enablers for Decentralised Actors

Podcast, Florence School of Regulation, 20. September 2019

Fabian Pause, Maximilian Wimmer,

Enabling European legal and regulatory framework for business models for renewable energy aggregation

Februar 2019


Fabian Pause,

Enabling legal and regulatory conditions for the uptake of business models for renewable energy aggregation

Vortrag, BestRES European Policy Workshop,

RES Aggregators as Enablers of Prosumers and Active Market Participation, WIP – Renewable Energies in cooperation with Florence School of Regulation, Brüssel, 11. Februar 2019

Fabian Pause, Maximilian Wimmer,

The impact of the „Clean Energy for All package“ (CE4AE package) on legal and regulatory problems for aggregators, encountered in the BestRES project

Policy recommendations, erarbeitet im Rahmen des BestRES-Projekts (Best practices and implementation of innovative business models for Renewable Energy aggregatorS)

September 2018

Online publications

Oliver Antoni, Johannes Hilpert, Daniela Fietze, Anna Papke, Maximilian Wimmer,

Der Rechtsrahmen für regionale Peer to Peer-Energieplattformen unter Einbindung von Blockchains

September 2020


Fabian Pause, Maximilian Wimmer,

Legal & regulatory investment framework analysis

Zwischenbericht – CitizEE


Maximilian Wimmer,

Recommendations for the further uptake of business models for aggregation

Vortrag, European Workshop on the occasion of the European Utility Week Aggregators as enablers of prosumers participation in the energy market, European Utility Week 2018, Wien, 6. November 2018