Stefan Nykamp received his M.Sc. degree from the University of Muenster and the RWTH Aachen, Germany in 2010 in Energy Economics. Currently, he works in the distribution network planning with RWE, Germany, while being affiliated with the university. He received his doctorate in 2013 from the University of Twente. His research interests include the technical and economic integration of renewable energy systems and the (appropriate) regulation of (smart) grids.