Center for Energy Innovation, Governance and Investment (EGI-HSG)


EGI-HSG Annual Report 2016

The EGI-HSG annual report 2016 is released. Please read more about our research and teaching activities in 2016 in the context of energy transition in Switzerland.


Two New Job Offers @ EGI-HSG

The University of St. Gallen is looking for two energy researcher. Application deadline was June 15, 2017. The review committee will announce its decision in August.
(1) Postdoctoral Researcher/Assistant Professor in Energy Governance @ IPW-HSG
(2) Postdoctoral Researcher in Energy Investor Behavior @ IWÖ-HSG



EGI-HSG participates in a national research initiative named Swiss Centers of Competence in Energy Research (SCCER). The new center at the University of St.Gallen was established in close cooperation with the City of St.Gallen and the municipal utility (Sankt Galler Stadtwerke).


About Us

The Center for Energy Innovation, Governance and Investment (EGI-HSG), established in early 2014, bundles the expertise and competence at the University of St.Gallen in energy research. EGI-HSG provides the scientific basis for decision-making processes in business and politics. The University of St.Gallen and its partners from academia, industry and public administration aim at providing a valuable contribution to the implementation of the Swiss Energy Strategy 2050.