DER Business Models

  • Rüdiger LohseEmail author
  • Alexander Zhivov
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


The business model is describing a product’s value proposition, infrastructure, customers, and finances. It assists firms in aligning their activities by illustrating potential trade-offs. In this case, the product is the DER in the public building sector. The target of the business model assessment is to understand the services, mechanisms, and incentives of each of the party involved.


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    KEA, Karlsruhe Baden- Württemberg EPC Model Contract (2010)Google Scholar
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    Kompetenzzentrum Contracting, DER Working group, Karlsruhe (2015)Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Linkenheim-HochstettenGermany
  2. 2.ChampaignUSA

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