Konstantinos Chalvatzis

University of East Anglia


Konstantinos has been with the Norwich Business School since 2010 when he arrived following his PhD studied at the School of Environmental Sciences, at UEA. Konstantinos has an interdisciplinary background comprising energy engineering, environmental sciences, negotiations, environmental policy and management. His interests are in breaking disciplinary boundaries to solve real problems. Currently he is Professor of Sustainable Energy Business and his research focuses on energy policy, energy supply security and innovation in the energy sector including smart grid and storage. In parallel to NBS, Konstantinos is visiting at the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park; the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences of Piraeus and at the School of Economics, Management and Statistics at the University of Bologna.

Konstantinos has reviewed for the Working Group III of IPCC and EU DG Clima and also reviews manuscripts regularly for the Energy JournalApplied EnergyEnergy PolicyJournal of Cleaner ProductionCarbon ManagementEnvironmental Politics; Climate Policy; International Journal of Marine EnergyFuelRenewable and Sustainable Energy ReviewsEuropean Management ReviewGlobal NestInternational Journal of Sustainable EnergyJournal of Computational Methods in Sciences and EngineeringJournal of Management and GovernanceGlobal Environmental Change; and Journal of Business Ethics.

Konstantinos's research activities have been funded by the:

  • 2016: SSF Proof of Concept (£16.8k)
  • 2016: EU INTERREG France Channel England (€8m)
  • 2015: Newton Fund (£7k)
  • 2014: EU DG Research and Innovation (€15m)

           See more details about the TILOS Project

  • 2014: British Council - Researcher Links (£7.5k)
  • 2013: Associate Dean for Enterprise (£5k) 
  • 2013: UEA Teaching Fellowship (£8k)
  • 2007: UEA (PhD studentship ~ £50k)
  • 2004: Greek Department for Education (€10k) 

Selected Publications

Pothitou, M., Hanna, R. F., Chalvatzis, K. J.(2017) ICT entertainment appliances’ impact on domestic electricity consumption UEA Repository  (Article)

Zafeirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K., Baiocchi, G., Daskalakis, G. (2016) The value of arbitrage for energy storage: evidence from European electricity markets Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

Hofmann, J., Guan, D., Chalvatzis, K., Huo, H. (2016) Assessment of electrical vehicles as a successful driver for reducing CO2 emissions in China Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

Pothitou, M., Hanna, R. F., Chalvatzis, K. J. (2016) Environmental knowledge, pro-environmental behaviour and energy savings in households: An empirical study Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Zafeirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K., Baiocchi, G. (2015) Embodied CO2 emissions and cross-border electricity trade in Europe: Rebalancing burden sharing with energy storage Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Chalvatzis, K., Rubel, K. (2015) Electricity portfolio innovation for energy security: the case of carbon constrained China Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Zafirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K. (2014) Wind Energy and natural gas-based energy storage to promote energy security and lower emissions in island regions Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Zafirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K., Baiocchi, G., Daskalakis, G. (2013) Modelling of financial incentives for investments in energy storage systems that promote the large-scale integration of wind energy Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Zafirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K., Kaldellis, J. (2013) Socially just support mechanisms for the promotion of renewable energy sources in Greece Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Zafirakis, D., Chalvatzis, K. (2012) Optimum operation of bulk energy storage systems in contemporary spot electricity markets UEA Repository  (Paper)

Further publications

Role at Council:
UEA Representative

Contact information

E-mail: K.Chalvatzis@uea.ac.uk

Phone: +44 1603 59 7241

Postal Address
Thomas Paine Study Centre 2.13
University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK

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