Dr.-Ing. Hasan Ümitcan Yilmaz

Research focus:

  •     Energy Data
  •     Quantitative Methods
  •     Energy system analysis
  • German Research Foundation: "Energy Status Data - Informatics Methods for its Collection, Analysis and Exploitation" (Research Training Group 2153)
  • Decarbonization of the energy system through increased use of renewable electricity in the heating, transport and industrial sectors with simultaneous decommissioning of power plants (DESK) 
  • An Energy think tank informing the European Commission (INSIGHT_E)
  • Helmholtz portfolio "Security Research" (HGF)
  • Analysis of the optimal and technology-specific storage mix for Germany and Europe (OPTTECH)
  • Concepts for an Integrated, Efficient and Sustainable Energy Supply and Storage in the Upper Rhine Region (RES-TMO)
  • Scientific support of business models at the BMW Group (SEES)
  • Implementation of acceleration strategies from mathematics and computational sciences for optimizing energy system models (BEAM-ME)
  •     Lecture "Quantitative Methods in Energy Economics"
  •     Lecture "Energy Systems Analysis"
  •     Supervision of bachelor and master theses 
  •     Supervision of seminars


Power-to-gas: Decarbonization of the European electricity system with synthetic methane
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Kimbrough, S. O.; van Dinther, C.; Keles, D.
2022. Applied Energy, 323, Art.-Nr.: 119538. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2022.119538
Analyzing decarbonization strategies for Europe with advanced energy system modeling. PhD dissertation
Yilmaz, H. Ü.
2021, May 18. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
A statistical approach to identify asynchronous extreme events for multi-regional energy system models
Khuong, P. M.; Yilmaz, H. Ü.; McKenna, R.; Keles, D.
2021. International journal of energy sector management, 15 (2), 352–384. doi:10.1108/IJESM-11-2019-0010
Improving the performance of solving large scale mixed-integer energy system models by applying the fix-and-relax method
Yilmaz, H. U.; Mainzer, K.; Keles, D.
2020. 17th International Conference on the European Energy Market, EEM 2020, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 - 18 September 2020, 9221934. doi:10.1109/EEM49802.2020.9221934
Greenhouse gas emissions of electric vehicles in Europe considering different charging strategies
Xu, L.; Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Wang, Z.; Poganietz, W.-R.; Jochem, P.
2020. Transportation research / D, 87, Article: 102534. doi:10.1016/j.trd.2020.102534
Reducing energy time series for energy system models via self-organizing maps
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Fouché, E.; Dengiz, T.; Krauß, L.; Keles, D.; Fichtner, W.
2019. Information technology, 61 (2-3), 125–133. doi:10.1515/itit-2019-0025
Impact of electric trucks powered by overhead lines on the European electricity system and CO2 emissions
Plötz, P.; Gnann, T.; Jochem, P.; Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Kaschub, T.
2019. Energy policy, 130, 32–40. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2019.03.042
Impact of electric trucks powered by overhead lines on the European electricity system and CO2 emissions
Plötz, P.; Gnann, T.; Jochem, P.; Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Kaschub, T.
2019. Energy policy, 130, 32–40
Dekarbonisierung des Energiesystems durch verstärkten Einsatz erneuerbaren Stroms im Wärme-, Verkehrs- und Industriesektor bei gleichzeitigen Stilllegungen von Kraftwerken – Auswirkungen auf die Versorgungssicherheit in Süddeutschland
Hartel, R.; Slednev, V.; Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Ardone, A.; Keles, D.; Fichtner, W.; Eßer, A.; Klobasa, M.; Kühnbach, M.; Manz, P.; Globisch, J.; Elsland, R.; Wietschel, M.
2019. KIT Scientific Publishing. doi:10.5445/KSP/1000087897
Analysis of the potential for Power-to-Heat/Cool applications to increase flexibility in the European electricity system until 2030
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Hartel, R.; Keles, D.; McKenna, R.; Fichtner, W.; Mikulić, M.; Balić, D.; Jakšić, D.; Chiodi, A.; De Miglio, R.; Gargiulo, M.; Faure, A.
Impacts of a UK and German coal phase-out on the electricity mix and CO₂ emissions in Europe
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Bchini, Q.; Keles, D.; Hartel, R.; Fichtner, W.; Mikulić, M.; Jakšić, D.
2016. doi:10.5445/IR/1000087888
Auswirkungen eines möglichen Kohleausstiegs im Vereinigten Königreich und in Deutschland auf den Strommix und die CO2-Emmissonen in Europa
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Keles, D.; Bchini, Q.; Hartel, R.; Fichtner, W.
2018. Ideen und Innovationen für die Energie von morgen : Wissenschaftliche Beiträge des KIT zu den Jahrestagungen 2014, 2016 und 2017 des KIT-Zentrums Energie. Hrsg.: W. Breh, 59–66, KIT Scientific Publishing. doi:10.5445/IR/1000085366
PERSEUS - EU Generation and expansion planning optimization model for the European energy system
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Keles, D.
2017. REEM - Energy Systems Modelling Project
Analysis of the power-to-heat potential in the European energy system
Yilmaz, H. Ü.; Keles, D.; Chiodi, A.; Hartel, R.; Mikulić, M.
2018. Energy strategy reviews, 20, 6–19. doi:10.1016/j.esr.2017.12.009