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Dr. Carlos Batlle López

Current position:
Senior Associate Research Professor
Research Area:
Energy Systems Regulation
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Areas of interest:

Economics and regulation of the electricity industry. Modelling of electricity markets.


Carlos Batlle is Associate Professor with Comillas Pontifical University\'s Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in Madrid, where he teaches Energy Economics and Electric Power Systems Regulation. Since 2011, he is Research Scholar under the Massachusetts Institute of Technology\'s MIT Energy Initiative, where he teaches a course entitled \"Engineering, Economics and Regulation of the Electric Power Sector\", headed by Prof. Pérez-Arriaga, and supervises PhD and master dissertations.He is Electricity Advisor of the Florence School of Regulation, an institution under the aegis of the European University in Florence, and Director of FSR Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities.He has headed over 20 research projects and participated in more than other 40. He has worked and lectured extensively on the operation, planning and risk management modeling of electricity generation and networks and more specifically on electric power system regulation. He has also rendered consultant services for governments, international institutions, industrial associations and utilities in more than 25 countries. He has published over 20 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings and authorised 10 book chapters.

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Other Activities

  • Organization of "International Colloquium on «Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction, Control and Integration» - WINDFARMS 2017". . Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May - Jun 2017.
  • «Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms in the Context of the European Internal Energy Market». 2015 ICER Distinguished Scholar Award in the category of Next Practices. 6th World Forum on Energy Regulation - WFER. . International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER). Istanbul (Turkey). May 2015.
  • Director del Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities. . European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Jun 2008 - Oct 2017.
  • Co-Director de Energy Training. . European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Jan 2008 - Oct 2017.

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