Dr. Jessica Thomsen

Head of Team Distributed Energy Supply and Markets, Division Energy Technologies and Systems

Research focus

  • Techno-economic analysis of local to regional energy systems
  • Model development for the operation and expansion of sector-coupled energy systems at the distribution grid level
  • Analysis of optimal operation and expansion of energy supply from properties to supply areas
  • Evaluation of decentralized flexibilities
  • Analysis of local trading or market concepts
  • Development of decarbonization strategies for industrial companies
  • Analysis of political and regulatory measures

Curriculum vitae

07/2019 - today Team leader "Distributed Energy Supply and Markets"
12/2012 - 06/2019
Researcher at Fraunhofer ISE, group Energy System Analysis
5/2011 - 11/2011
Diploma thesis at Fraunhofer ISE
10/2006 - 11/2011
Studies: Mechanical Engineering with a focus on international project management at the University of Siegen

Major projects

BKM_2.0 Analysis of peer-2-peer marketing of electricity and development of a balancing group management 2.0
FlexGeber Demonstration of flexibility options in the building sector and their interaction with the energy system in Germany
IND-E Decarbonization and electrification potentials in German industry: data, actors and models
C/sells Evaluation of the flexibility potential of properties
Grid operation as a new market role
Contribution to the Moroccan Solar Plan
Study on Potential of Local Manufacturing of Solar Technologies in Morocco – Industry and Value Chain Assessment
Strategic Study 2013/13 An Appraisal and Evaluation of Energy Utilization and Efficiency in Saudi Arabia
Egypt Master Plan Combined Renewable Energy Master Plan for Egypt