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Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Hans Schermeyer

group: Distributed energy systems and networks
office hours: On appointment
room: 006
phone: +49 721 608-44458
fax: +49 721 608-44682
hans schermeyerHrp4∂kit edu

Range of Activities

Research Focus

  • Power systems analysis
  • Renewable energy & distributed generation
  • Distribution grid congestion
  • Agent-based modelling and decision making
  • Stochastic modelling



  • Supervision of the seminar „Market integration, renewable energy and decentralized energy systems”
  • Supervision of bachelor, master or diploma theses after consultation. Also check the following announcements
  • Support of the lecture „energy politics“ at the chair of energy economics


Research Projects


Supervised theses

  • Methodological and technical analysis of Levelized Cost of Electricity in Germany (Master thesis)
  • Analysis of renewable curtailment management in german distribution grids (Bachelor thesis)
  • Research, selection and implementation of power production for wind and photovoltaic generation units in Germany (Bachelor thesis)
  • Analysis of congestion management in the distribution grid (Master thesis)
  • Biogas plants in the balancing power market (Master thesis)
  • Integration of domestic water heaters into a virtual power plant (Bachelor thesis)
  • Load management of households for integration of renewable energy (Bachelor thesis)
  • Cluster analysis of the wind and solar radiation supply on a european scale (Bachelor thesis)

  • Modelling of decentralized demand flexibility potentials for the german power market (Master thesis)

  • Renewable feed-in management in german distribution grids (Bachelor thesis)

  • Segmentation of the german power market with a focus on small and medium-sized companies (Bachelor thesis)

  • Simulaton of the application of power-to-heat in households and district heating networks (Bachelor thesis)

  • Formulation of bidding strategies for flexibility options in the power market (Master thesis)
  • Congestion management in the distribution grid: Analysis of the amount of curtailed energy and the impact caused by the integration of electric mobility (Master thesis)



Bücher (Monographien)

Professional Career

Since 2014 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Research Associate, Institute for Industrial Production, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
04/2016 – 08/2016 MIT Energy Initiative, Cambridge, USA
Research exchange with the MIT Energy Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
11/2011 - 11/2013 Trianel GmbH, Aachen
„Business Development Generation“, Department „Renewable Energies“
05/2011 - 10/2011 Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Freiburg
Research Associate in the department “Renewable Energy Innovation Policy”
11/2010 - 05/2011 Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Freiburg
Diploma-Thesis in the Department “Renewable Energy Innovation Policy”
Title: „Analyzing the Moroccan development plan for wind power plants and CSP plants considering technical and economic challenges”
08/2008 - 05/2009 Studying abroad at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
10/2005 - 05/2011 Studies of „Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen“ (Industrial Engineering) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), former University of Karlsruhe (TH)