Kensuke Nishimura

KENSUKE Nishimura

was born in Japan and have lived in Germany for more than 15 years.

He is a consultant in the energy industry, providing research works and language service to his clients who are mainly based in Japan and Germany, but not exclusive.

After finishing his bachelor’s degree in economics in Japan in 2005, he came to Germany to study the political science in 2005.

In 2011, during writing his dissertation at Free University Berlin, the great earthquake hit the eastern part of Japan, which changed his mind to engage to make the Energy Transition happen in Japan.

The energy transition means for him the revolution in the energy system towards more efficient, digitized and renewable one.

He worked for the small consultant company in Berlin for 5 years, before he became independent.

Since 2017, he works as freelance and have participated in many research projects, in which he has functioned as a project manager.

His research interests focus on the better use of distributed, small-sized, renewable energy sources. He looks mainly into the issues on sector coupling, virtual power plants, blockchain, and city corporations (Stadtwerke).

In recent years, he cooperates with some Japanese “new utilities” and their network, providing the knowledge on energy businesses in Europe.

But he also works with think tanks, government agencies, and municipalities.

Main Activities
Energy: Advisory support for energy companies regarding business development and lobbying.

Manufacturers: Business consultation for the strategy development, smooth entrance to the foreign marktes.

Administration: Support for making and revision of energy policy, especially policies promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.

He also writes in some news medias and academic medias about energy topics.

Feel free to contact me!