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Mr Baltazar Solano Rodriguez
UCL Energy Institute, University College London
Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place,
  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

Baltazar is an experienced researcher in Energy Systems at the UCL Energy Institute. He specialises in the use and development of energy models for studies ranging from techno-economic analyses of small energy systems to studies of global issues, such as climate change mitigation. Prior to joining UCL Baltazar worked for Ricardo-AEA, where he was responsible for the delivery of modelling support across the organisation on UK Government and EU energy and climate change programmes. Previously, Baltazar worked for the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory as modeller for the Strategic and Operational Analysis Team. Baltazar joined the NNL after pursuing academic qualifications in the UK gaining an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Edinburgh and an MPhil in Manufacturing, Industrial Systems and Management from the University of Cambridge. Previously, he worked in the Oil & Gas industry for Schlumberger as a Senior Field Engineer in different worldwide locations. In this role Baltazar worked in operational analysis and management.

Research Summary

Baltazar has recently developed TIMES MX-Regional, a multi-regional energy systems model for Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (SENER) based on TIMES (The Integrated MARKAL-EFOM System). This model is part of the new modelling portfolio of SENER and will be key to their policy-making decisions from 2018 onwards. Baltazar has also developed ETM-UCL, an energy systems model of the European Union under the same platform. This model provides a basis for estimating European energy and climate policy dynamics and has been used in European Commission backed research to study the implications of different long-term techno-economic scenarios. Baltazar has also carried out energy systems modelling research involving the use of UK TIMES and TIAM at global level.

His current research interests are in energy systems modelling at different scales and carbon risk valuation and hedging strategies.

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