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Dr. José Ignacio Pérez Arriaga

Current position:
Lecturer
Association date:
01/Jan/1982
Location:
SM26. P-510
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6157
Phone number:
915406157
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Areas of interest:

Regulation, economics, planning, operation and control of electric power systems. Sustainability of the energy model. Electricity access in developing countries.


Biography:

MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and Electrical Engineer from Comillas University in Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 visiting professor at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (MIT, Boston, USA). Professor and Director of the BP Chair on Sustainable Development at Comillas University, Madrid, Spain, and founder and director for 11 years of its Institute for Research in Technology (IIT). Commissioner at the Spanish Electricity Regulatory Commission (1995-2000). Independent Member of the Single Electricity Market Committee of Ireland (2007-2012). Life member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering and Fellow and Life Member of IEEE. Member of the Board of Appeal of the Agency for the Coordination of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the EU. Director of Training at the Florence School of Regulation in the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). Review editor of the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Consultant and lecturer in more than 30 countries. Author and editor of several books, more than 200 papers, principal investigator in more than 90 projects and supervisor of 35 doctoral theses and more than 100 master theses. His current areas of research are future trends in energy regulation, regulation and planning of electricity access, regional markets and operation and planning of power systems with a strong presence of renewable generation and other decentralized resources.

Journal Publications

Projects

Ph.D. Thesis

Conference Papers

Books and Book Chapters

Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Conference "Acceso universal a la energía y agenda 2030". Mesa de Acceso Universal a la Energía (MAUE). Madrid (Spain). Feb 2020.
  • Chair in Moderador en V Aniversario Mesa de Acceso Universal a la Energía «Trabajando juntos por el acceso universal a la energía» Panel 2: Modelos integrados de suministro eléctrico. Mesa de Acceso Universal a la Energía (MAUE). Madrid (Spain). Feb 2020.
  • Round table "Alianzas para el acceso universal a la energía y crisis climática". Energías sin fronteras. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2019.
  • Round table "Expanding access to electricity in a carbon-constrained world". MIT. Boston (United States of America). Dec 2019.
  • Presentation "Just transition for all". Enel Foundation. Rome (Italy). Nov 2019.
  • Presentation "The US and EU experience. Session 1: Key principles for regional electricity trade institutions and regulations". League of Arab States (LAS); World Bank Group; y Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD). Cairo (Egypt). Nov 2019.
  • Chair in Moderador en FSR Global Hub Launch. Panel Discussion: Regulatory innovation for our shared future. Florence School of Regulation. New Delhi (India). Nov 2019.
  • Presentation "Improvements in the enabling environment - what are the minimum requirements?". South African Wind Energy Association(SAWEA); y Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Cape town (South Africa). Oct 2019.
  • Workshop "Moderador en Acceleration Workshop Africa GreenCo". Africa GreenCo. New York (United States of America). Sep 2019.
  • Workshop "Reference Electrification Model - A tool for rural electrification planning. Session 4: Simulation and modeling tools to optimize energy generation, distribution and transimission". Asian Development Bank; y Perusahaan Listrik Negara. Jakarta (Indonesia). Jul 2019.
  • Presentation "Las utilities del futuro". IESE; y Fundación Naturgy. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2019.
  • Workshop "Topics in electricity policy". Harvard University; Enel Foundation. Cambridge (United States of America). May 2019.
  • Chair in Moderador en FSR Global Forum. Session: Enhancing the effectiveness of regional power market institutions for emerging economies. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Conference "Removing barriers to massive electrification business models". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Conference "A «utility-like» approach to large-scale electrification: the electricity company of the future". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2019". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2019.
  • Chair in Moderador en 14º Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad. Sesion 3: Retos regulatorios, políticos y de gobierno.. Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2019.
  • Presentation "Energy investment in developing countries". Harvard Business School. Boston (United States of America). Nov 2018.
  • Presentation "Energy access". Enel Foundation. Rome (Italy). Oct 2018.
  • Workshop "Utilities of the future, regulatory challenges and innovative tools". Inter-American Development Bank - IDB. Washington (United States of America). Sep 2018.
  • Chair in Moderador en Regulatory challenges and tools to the introduction of new technologies. Session: Research in energy regulation: results and methodologies. Inter-American Development Bank - IDB. Washington (United States of America). Sep 2018.
  • Presentation "Benefits, constraints and challenges for the development of an open and competitive regional market: identifying best practices". ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA). Cotonou (Benin). Jun 2018.
  • Presentation "The way forward". Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean (RES4MED); Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa (RES4AFRICA); Y Enel Green Power. Rome (Italy). Jun 2018.
  • Presentation "Closing remarks and final greetings". Associazione Italiana per le Macchine a Fluido e per i Sistemi per l`Energia e l`Ambiente (AIMSEA) ; y Universitá di Roma. Rome (Italy). Jun 2018.
  • Presentation "Testimonials from International Research Groups". Associazione Italiana per le Macchine a Fluido e per i Sistemi per l`Energia e l`Ambiente (AIMSEA) ; y Universitá di Roma. Rome (Italy). Jun 2018.
  • Presentation "Regulación energética. Pasión, misión y retos". Asociación Iberoamericana de Entidades Reguladoras de la Energía (ARIAE); y Escuela de Ingeniería de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago de Chile (Chile). Jun 2018.
  • Presentation "Distributed generation and consumers: what is the impact on market and regulation?". Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE). Cancún (Mexico). Mar 2018.
  • Presentation "The basics of electricity regulation". Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE). Cancún (Mexico). Mar 2018.
  • Presentation "Energía y Sostenibilidad". Universidad Industrial de Santander. Bucaramanga (Colombia). Mar 2018.
  • Conference "The value of aggregators in electricity systems". Governance and Regulation; y Vedecom Institute. Paris (France). Dec 2017.
  • Presentation "Parallel workshops on settlements, electrification, and infrastructure. Session 2: Ideal designs and experience". MIT Energy Initiative. Cambridge (United States of America). Dec 2017.
  • Chair in Moderador en Global Mini Grid Technical Conference. Session: Frontier developments in mini grids: Geospatial planning. World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP); Climate Investment Funds (CIF); UK Department for International Development (DFID); y Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Abuja (Nigeria). Dec 2017.
  • Presentation "The integrated distribution company of the future. Session 5: Evolving electricity markets and technological innovations". Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA). Livingstone (Zambia). Nov 2017.
  • Presentation "Session IV: Electricity Transmission Challenges". Fundación Consejo España-India; y Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Madrid (Spain). Nov 2017.
  • Presentation "Electrifying the developing world". MIT Energy Initiative. Cambridge (United States of America). Oct 2017.
  • Conference "The Utility of the Future Study". University of Cape Town. Johannesburg (South Africa). Oct 2017.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2017". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2017.
  • Conference "Infraestructure development in Africa. Book progress discussion". Livingstone (Zambia). Aug 2017.
  • Presentation "Nuevas tecnologías energéticas: el futuro del sector eléctrico". IESE Business School. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2017.
  • Seminar "The utility of the future". Harvard Kennedy School. Cambridge (United States of America). May 2017.
  • Conference "The MIT Utility of the Future Study". Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2017.
  • Chair in Moderador en 2017 MIT Energy Conference. Balance of power: enabling the next energy paradigm. Session: Policy Headwinds and Tailwinds. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2017.
  • Conference "El almacenamiento de energía en la distribución eléctrica del futuro. Alcance del Estudio.". Real Academia de Ingeniería; y Endesa. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2017.
  • Presentation "Energía y futuro: de la energía corporativa a la energía ciudadana". Congreso Futuro; República de Chile. Santiago de Chile (Chile). Jan 2017.
  • Conference "The MIT Utility of the Future Study". MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI). Washington (United States of America). Dec 2016.
  • Presentation "Impact of power storage in markets. Introduction". OMIE. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2016.
  • Presentation "Utility of the future: a preview of study findings". MIT Energy Initiative. Cambridge (United States of America). Nov 2016.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2016". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2016.
  • Presentation "What is changing? Technology, business and regulation. Introduction". OMIE. Madrid (Spain). May 2016.
  • Round table "MIT’s Utility of the Future Study". Raab Associates, Ltd.. Boston (United States of America). May 2016.
  • Round table "Implementing better markets: moving theory to practice". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). May 2016.
  • Presentation "Renewable energy integration: lessons from international experience". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Tsinghua University. Cambridge (United States of America). Apr 2016.
  • Presentation "Renewable electricity and emissions trading in China. How to coordinate institutions: discussion". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Tsinghua University. Cambridge (United States of America). Apr 2016.
  • Chair in Moderador en 2016 MIT Energy Conference «Big Meets Small: A New Era Emerges» Session: Shaping the utility of the future: managing centralized and distributed generation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2016.
  • Workshop "Energy security (acces to energy)". Economics for Energy; Fundación Ramón Areces. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2016.
  • Chair in Moderador en «Markets and innovation delivering the energy union. A customer centric vision». European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO); Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council; Florence School of Regulation (FSR); y Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI). Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2015.
  • Round table "Market design for customers, innovation, and segurity of supply". European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO); Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council; Florence School of Regulation (FSR); y Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI). Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2015.
  • Round table "Ecología, ciencia y teología". Cátedra de Ciencia, Tecnología y Religión; Facultad de Teología. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2015.
  • Conference "Challenges ahead for the global energy system: technology pathways, contemporary hydrocarbon challenges, changes in the electricity services sector, and prospects for a global mandate on climate change". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Oct 2015.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2015". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2015.
  • Chair in Moderador en Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2015. Sesión: Haciendo realidad la eficiencia energética en Europa. Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2015.
  • Workshop "Session III: «Network and end-user tariffs regulation»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2015.
  • Round table "Acceso universal a la energía: retos y soluciones desde la cooperación al desarrollo, la empresa eléctrica y la investigación". Aula de Solidaridad. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2015.
  • Presentation "Enabling strategies and integrated policies for supporting resource integration". Politecnico di Milano; Enel Foundation y Edison. Milano (Italy). Jun 2015.
  • Workshop "Electric systems and the growth of renewable generation". World Access to Modern Energy (WAME). Milano (Italy). Jun 2015.
  • Round table "A conceptual framework for the evolution of regulation of electricity transmission system operation towards a decarbonised and increasingly integrated electricity system in the EU". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). May 2015.
  • Chair in Moderador en Capacity markets - delivering security of supply in the IEM. Session III: Next step - a reference model for capacity markets to strengthen the IEM. Eurelectric. Brussels (Belgium). Mar 2015.
  • Chair in Moderador en Distributed energy, information technology, and the future of the utility. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Boston (United States of America). Feb 2015.
  • Presentation "Regulatory approaches and business models for off-grid electrification". Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). New Delhi (India). Jan 2015.
  • Presentation "Notes on some proposals regarding electricity market design in India". Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). New Delhi (India). Jan 2015.
  • Chair in Moderador en Las implicaciones del paquete energía-clima 2030 para el sector energético español. Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Presentation "Presentación de «Regulation & investments: solutions for the Mediterranean region»". Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MedReg). Barcelona (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Conference "¿El sistema marginalista de fijación de precios es compatible con las energías renovables?". Unión Española Foltovoltaica (UNEF). Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Chair in 5th OMIE International Workshop Electricity Wholesale Markets & Demand-Side Resources. Session: Challenges and opportunities to the old order from demand-side resources. OMIE. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Conference "Energía y sostenibilidad económica". Cátedra de Ciencia, Tecnología y Religión de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Conference "Aspectos éticos de la transición energética". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2014.
  • Presentation "Instrumentos para alcanzar los objetivos". Fundación Ramón Areces. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2014.
  • Workshop "Ensuring fair access to energy for all". Research and Social Action Center (CERAS). Paris (France). Sep 2014.
  • Round table "Should energy and climate policy go together and why?". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Sep 2014.
  • Chair in 10th Anniversary of the Florence School of Regulation. European University Institute. Session: What has the Florence School done since 2004 and what will it do tomorrow?. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Jul 2014.
  • Conference "Regulators and the construction of the EIM. How did the objectives and practises of regulators evolve while the EIM progressed?". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Jul 2014.
  • Conference "Universalization of electricity supply". CEEPR. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2014.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2014". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2014.
  • Workshop "Frontiers in the economics of energy efficiency". Economics for Energy; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). La Toja Island (Spain). Jun 2014.
  • Chair in Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad 2014. Sesion: El futuro del refino de petróleo en Europa. Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2014.
  • Presentation "Tsingua - MIT China energy and climate project". Tsingua University ; MIT. Beijing (China). Jun 2014.
  • Workshop "An appraisal of the EU internal energy market". iiESI (International Institute for Energy Systems Integration). Kongens Lyngby (Denmark). May 2014.
  • Conference "Retrospect next generation infrastructures". Next Generation Infrastructures. Delft (Netherlands). May 2014.
  • Conference "Utility of the future". Next Generation Infrastructures. Delft (Netherlands). May 2014.
  • Presentation "Transformation of the energy and industry systems". WBCSD. Montreux (Switzerland). Apr 2014.
  • Seminar "Rethinking electricity distribution regulation". Consortium for Energy Policy Research Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2014.
  • Seminar "La línea de investigación en el MIT. Relaciones y beneficio mutuo". Fundación Canal de Isabel II; Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2013.
  • Chair in International Conference on International Cooperation for Sustainable Energy Strategies Energy Access & the Nexus with Water and Food. Session: Energy for productive usage, new markets and local development. Enel Foundation. Milano (Italy). Dec 2013.
  • Chair in DSOs as the Backbone of the Smart Energy System EURELECTRIC Power Distribution Conference. Session: Distribution Networks Investments: What Regulatory Framework do we need?. EURELECTRIC. Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2013.
  • Chair in EUI Florence School of Regulation 2013 Forum EU energy and climate policy: where do we go?. Session: Business Models for DSOs. Florence School of Regulation. Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2013.
  • Workshop "The value of distributed generation". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). Nov 2013.
  • Presentation "«Sostenibilidad medioambiental de nuestro modelo de desarrollo: la perspectiva energética»". Cátedra de Ciencia, Tecnología y Religión de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2013.
  • Presentation "Las energías renovables como parte de la agenda social internacional". Universidad Politécnica de Madrid y Energía y Sociedad. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2013.
  • Presentation "Impacts of large penetration of wind and solar electricity generation in the power grid". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Oct 2013.
  • Presentation "Impacts of large penetration of wind and solar electricity generation in power systems". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2013.
  • Seminar "Electricity grid issues". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). Oct 2013.
  • Conference "The utility of the future…Why is this a suitabletopic for a chair on «Energy & Sustainability»?". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2013.
  • Seminar "The Utility of the Future". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2013.
  • Conference "Futuristic vision of energy markets: utility of the future". ESMT – European School for Management and Technology. Berlin (Germany). Sep 2013.
  • Presentation "Introduction". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Sep 2013.
  • Seminar "Diálogos de energía y sostenibilidad: la reforma energética". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2013.
  • Conference "Energy development and climate change mitigation in China". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2013.
  • Presentation "Nuclear energy and the electricity grids". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jun 2013.
  • Seminar "Generation capacity adequacy: what economic rationale for support mechanisms?". Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2013.
  • Conference "Presentación pública del resumen de las sesiones internas del Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2013.
  • Conference "Foro BP de energía y sostenibilidad: el futuro del mercado del gas en Europa". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2013.
  • Workshop "Wholesale markets’ performance with high participation of RES". OMIE. Madrid (Spain). May 2013.
  • Presentation "Dual gas and electric modeling". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Apr 2013.
  • Workshop "«Cost benefit analysis: An assessment of current developments» in Session I – CBA for energy infrastructure projects: methodological aspects, international experience and current developments". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Mar 2013.
  • Workshop "«Developing a common taxonomy & shared understanding» in Session I: A common understanding and available experience in promoting adequacy and security in the European electricity market". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Feb 2013.
  • Workshop "Chair in Session II: Capacity adequacy and system security in the Electricity Target Model". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Feb 2013.
  • Presentation "Energy sustainability & competitive markets: some regulatory challenges". FUNSEAM -?Fundación para la Sostenibilidad Energética y Ambiental. Barcelona (Spain). Jan 2013.
  • Workshop "Task Force on Electricity Security of Supply (ESS TF). Workstream on Capacity Mechanisms and Market Integration (CMI WS)". Agency for the Coordination of Energy Regulators (ACER). Brussels (Belgium). Jan 2013.
  • Workshop "Retos del MIBEL en el contexto de la Política Energética y Medioambiental de la UE". OMIE. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2012.
  • Presentation "«El papel de los jóvenes en el sector energético»". Asociación Española para la Economía Energética (AEEE). Madrid (Spain). Nov 2012.
  • Workshop "The value and impact of renewables". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). Nov 2012.
  • Presentation "The future of energy markets". ENEL Group. Rome (Italy). Oct 2012.
  • Conference "Condiciones científico-tecnológicas para el diseño socio-político-económico-jurídico de un futuro sostenible". Asociación Interdisciplinar José de Acosta (Asinja) Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2012.
  • Conference "Ethics and sustainable energy". Universidad de Deusto; Universidad Ramon Llull; Universidad Pontificia Comillas;. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2012.
  • Workshop "Ethics and sustainable energy". ARISTOS. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2012.
  • Conference "The MIT?Stanford «Game Changers» Conference II". MIT-Standford. Cambridge (United States of America). Jul 2012.
  • Presentation "La integración de las renovables en el sistema eléctrico". Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona (Spain). Jul 2012.
  • Presentation "Global Trends in Large Scale Renewables". CUMMINS INC. Columbus (United States of America). Jun 2012.
  • Conference "Foro BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2012.
  • Round table "Agua, Energía y Medio Ambiente - Agua y Energía: Claves de la sostenibilidad". Universidad de Cantabria; Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo. Santander (Spain). Jun 2012.
  • Workshop "MIT-NREL Workshop on Integration of Renewables at Scale". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). May 2012.
  • Conference "Three Energy Pillars or Three Energy Policies?". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). May 2012.
  • Workshop "Renewable electricity and cycling costs". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). May 2012.
  • Workshop "Future of EU power market design". Greenpeace European Unit. Brussels (Belgium). Apr 2012.
  • Presentation "Electric transmission: Green superhighway or coal-by-wire?". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2012.
  • Presentation "Intermittent Renewables and the Grid". MIT - ILP. Rome (Italy). Mar 2012.
  • Conference "Impacts of Renewable Integration on Grid/Systems Operations". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2012.
  • Seminar "Robust Transmission Planning". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Raleigh (United States of America). Feb 2012.
  • Seminar "La hoja de ruta 2050 de la energía de la Unión Europea". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2012.
  • Workshop "Strengths and weaknesses of low-carbon policy strategies after 2020". Fundación Ramón Areces y Economics for Energy. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2012.
  • Presentation "Cambio climático. Nuestro futuro amenazado". Colegio Raimundo Lulio. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2012.
  • Presentation "Modelo económico a largo plazo para la sostenibilidad de las intervenciones". Mesa de medio ambiente y cooperación (MESMACO). Madrid (Spain). Jan 2012.
  • Presentation "Towards a 2050 energy roadmap: Electricity markets under ‘stress test’?". EURELECTRIC. Brussels (Belgium). Jan 2012.
  • Round table "How can regulatory frameworks and other incentives support grid investors?". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Oct 2011.
  • Presentation "European Experience with Intermittency". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Oct 2011.
  • Seminar "Grupo de Reflexión en Energía y Desarrollo Sostenible". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2011 - Jun 2012.
  • Workshop "Perspectives on the process to date: A European perspective". London (United Kingdom). Sep 2011.
  • Seminar "Resultados de la liberación del mercado eléctrico para los consumidores en España". Presidencia de la República de Chile. Santiago de Chile (Chile). Sep 2011 - Sep 201.
  • Presentation "Retos de un modelo energético sostenible". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2011.
  • Presentation "Assessment of sustainable energy policies for Spain in 2030". IAEE. Stockholm (Sweden). Jun 2011.
  • Presentation "Renewables in the Spanish energy sector: a cost-efficiency evaluation for CO2 emissions reduction". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). May 2011.
  • Workshop "The Cost of Renewable Energy in the EU". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). May 2011.
  • Presentation "Future Trends in the Energy Sector: What it will look like in 10 years?". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). May 2011.
  • Round table "2050 Roadmap to a low carbon economy: academic visions of the future generation portfolio". Loyola de Palacio Chair- Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). May 2011.
  • Presentation "Academic Visions of the Future Generation Portfolio". European University Institute. Florence (Italy). May 2011.
  • Presentation "Experience with Wind Penetration from Spain to Colorado". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Apr 2011.
  • Presentation "Achieving Decarbonization – Views from Select Prime Mover Countries". The Center for International Environment & Resource Policy. Medford (United States of America). Mar 2011.
  • Presentation "Algunos retos de estos tiempos en la regulación del sector eléctrico". ENDESA. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2010.
  • Seminar "Recursos naturales y sostenibilidad: aspectos tecnológicos, económicos, sociales y éticos". UNIJES. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2010.
  • Workshop "Electricity Transmission". CEEPR. Berlin (Germany). Jul 2010.
  • Conference "La contribución de la red de transporte a un modelo económico sostenible". Asociación Española para la Economía Energética (AEEE). Madrid (Spain). Jun 2010.
  • Round table "Significant National (and International) Developments on Transmission and Renewables". Boston (United States of America). Mar 2010.
  • Workshop "Clean energy finance: Is clean energy the next bubble?". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2010.
  • Round table "Economics of Carbon Capture and Storage". Asociación Española para la Economía Energética (AEEE). Vigo (Spain). Jan 2010.
  • Chair in US Electricity Transmission Policy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jan 2010.
  • Workshop "Integrating renewables onto the grid". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). Dec 2009.
  • Conference "Propuesta de Prioridades de la Presidencia Española de la UE en Materia de Energía Sostenible". Cátedra BP de Desarrollo Sostenible de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2009.
  • Seminar "Smart grids: A regulatory perspective". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Nov 2009.
  • Conference "The European energy policy and situation". APEX (Association of Power Exchanges). Boston (United States of America). Oct 2009.
  • Conference "Smart grids: A regulatory perspective". NGInfra Academy. Delft (Netherlands). Sep 2009.
  • Conference "New challenges for regulation of power system networks in a low carbon economy". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Sep 2009.
  • Presentation "Electricity markets & public policy: a necessary coexistence". IAEE (International Association for Energy Economics). Vienna (Austria). Sep 2009.
  • Workshop "Do smart grids need smart regulators?". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). Apr - May 2009.
  • Seminar "The Grid & Baseload Power". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Apr 2009.
  • Workshop "Comparative energy policy between Europe & the US & their impacts on the wind industry: Issues for the debate". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Mar 2009.
  • Presentation "Energy Policy in an International Context". CER (Commission for Energy Regulation). Dublin (Ireland). Jan 2009.
  • Seminar "Transmission issues in cross-border trade of electricity: The case of internal compensation charges in the European Union". Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Dec 2008.
  • Seminar "Transmission issues in cross-border trading of electricity: Internal compensation charges in the EU". Harvard Kennedy School. Cambridge (United States of America). Dec 2008.
  • Workshop "Incentive regulation". MIT CEEPR. Cambridge (United States of America). Nov 2008.
  • Conference "Identifying Carbon Abatement Opportunities and Existing Technologies". IETA, Focus Abengoa. Seville (Spain). Oct 2008.
  • Seminar "Estructura del mercado y precio de la electricidad". Laboratorio de Alternativas; Iberdrola. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2008.
  • Conference "Prospectiva energética y planificación indicativa en España". FEDEA. Madrid (Spain). May 2008.
  • Presentation "Cambio climático. Nuestro futuro amenazado". Parroquia San Pablo. Madrid (Spain). May 2008.
  • Workshop "Post-2012 International Policy Architecture for Global Climate Change". Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements. Venice (Italy). May 2008.
  • Seminar "Los retos de las tecnologías actuales: Análisis tecnológico y social". Colegio Mayor Universitario Chaminade. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2008.
  • Seminar "Energía y metatecnología". Cátedra de Ciencia, Tecnología y Religión de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2008.
  • Conference "Modelo energético, cambio climático y perspectivas de futuro". INTERMON-OXFAM. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2008.
  • Presentation "Cambio climático. Nuestro futuro amenazado". Colegio Raimundo Lulio. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2008.
  • Round table "El rol del ahorro y la eficiencia en la sostenibilidad de nuestro modelo de energético". CASA PASARELA. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2008.
  • Conference "Directrices para un modelo energético sostenible en España". Madrid (Spain). Jan 2008.
  • Round table "La Tierra en tus manos". Real Sociedad Bascongada de los Amigos del País. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2007.
  • Presentation "Fuentes de energía para un planeta sustentable". Consello da Cultura Galega. El Ferrol (Spain). Oct 2007.
  • Presentation "Technology and society". European Commission. Brussels (Belgium). Oct 2007.
  • Presentation "Realidad del cambio climático y sus efectos en la economía mundial, europea y española". IETA, Club Español de la Energía. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2007.
  • Conference "Sustainability and the Triple Bottom". Cátedra Javier Benjumea de Ética Económica y Empresarial de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2007.
  • Round table "Tendencias convergentes hacia un Mercado Interior y un Regulador Europeos". Club Español de la Energía, ENERCLUN¿B. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2007.
  • Conference "Estrategias globales para el futuro régimen del clima". Real Academia de Ingeniería. Madrid (Spain). May 2007.
  • Presentation "Relations between a regulatory institution and government". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Apr 2007.
  • Conference "Hacia un futuro régimen global para el cambio climático". IPCC. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2007.
  • Presentation "Energy Market Liberalization Proposals & Their Impact on Member State Climate and Energy Policy: The Spanish Example". Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2007.
  • Conference "Regulation & market design for security of supply: some issues for discussions". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). May 2006.
  • Conference "Mercados y liberalización energética". Generalitat Valenciana; Club Español de la Energía. Valencia (Spain). Jun 2005.
  • Conference "El futuro del sector de la energía y sus implicaciones ambientales para un desarrollo sostenible". Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2004.
  • Conference "Restructuring the electric power sector: the Spanish case". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2004.
  • Workshop "Reliability options for security of generation supply in electricity markets: Considerations for the retail market". Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Toulouse (France). Jan 2004.
  • Conference "Training program for European Energy Regulators". Rome (Italy). Oct 2003.
  • Conference "Solutions to Market Power and Congestion Management? An academic perspective". European Association of System Operators (ETSO). Brussels (Belgium). Oct 2003.
  • Workshop "Locational prices in transmission networks". Cambridge University. Cambridge (United States of America). Jul 2003.
  • Seminar "Incentive-based transmission pricing for the Internal Electricity Market". The Hague (Netherlands). Jun 2003.
  • Conference "La energía nuclear y el desarrollo sostenible. Pros y contras marco de las perspectivas ambientales, económicos y éticos". Fundación Encuentro. Madrid (Spain). May 2003.
  • Workshop "“The Iberian electricity market (MIBEL)". Sofia (Bulgaria). Mar 2003.
  • Conference "Characteristics of the electricity sector & implications for the regulatory activity". Italian Energy Regulatory Commission. Milano (Italy). Feb 2003.
  • Workshop "President of a Panel on “Wholesale Markets for Electricity” in the CEPR Workshop: Competition & Coordination in the Electricity Industry.". CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research). Toulouse (France). Nov 2002.
  • Conference "Restructuring & liberalization of the Spanish power sector. A European perspective". Athens (Greece). Nov 2002.
  • Conference "Energía y desarrollo sostenible". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2002.
  • Conference "Congestion management in the EU Internal electricity market". Paris (France). Oct 2002.
  • Conference "Energía y desarrollo sostenible". ASINJA - Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2002.
  • Presentation "Desarrollo y energía sostenible". Iberdrola Forum. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2002.
  • Conference "Retos y soluciones en la aplicación del mercado interior de la electricidad de la UE". Fundación Hidrocantábrico. Oviedo (Spain). Jul 2002.
  • Conference "La pobreza y el deterioro medioambiental ¿cuánto y cómo debemos preocuparnos?". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2002.
  • Presentation "Transport Tariff in Spain". French Electricity Regulatory Commission. Paris (France). Oct 2001.
  • Conference "Regulation of cross-border trade in the EU: An update". APEx. Noordwijk (Netherlands). Oct 2001.
  • Presentation "Mecanismos para incentivar inversiones en generación y en transporte". Instituto de Fomento Empresarial. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2001.
  • Chair in 77ª Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de Ingeniería Eléctrica. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2001.
  • Chair in El mercado eléctrico europeo: próximos pasos. IEEE Power Engineering Society-Capítulo Español; Instituto de la Ingeniería de España. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2001.
  • Workshop "Overview & introduction to deregulation experiences". Bergen (Norway). Jun 2001.
  • Workshop "Restructuring & liberalization of the Spanish power sector". Bergen (Norway). Jun 2001.
  • Conference "Reliability of electric power and distribution systems". Industrial University of Santander. Bucaramanga (Colombia). Feb 1988.
  • Presentation "Expert systems for security control of electric energy systems". ACD. Seville (Spain). Oct 1986.
  • Workshop "New operation and planning methods for the electric energy industry". UNESA. Madrid (Spain). Jun 1980.

Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Organization of "FSR Global Forum World Energy Transition". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Member of Committee at Conference The Economics of Energy Markets. Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI). Toulouse (France). Jan 2013.
  • Organization of "CESSA Conference: Prospects for a European Hydrogen Economy". European Comission. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2008.
  • Organization of "Regional electricity markets: regulatory treatment of interconnections and power exchanges". Energy Regulatory Agency. Montevideo (Uruguay). May 2004.
  • Organization of "Director del Seminario Anual sobre «Historia de las Ciencias y la Tecnología»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 1972 - Dec 1975.

Working Papers

Technical Reports

Training Courses

Relevant Positions

  • Editor at "FSR Global Forum Report" Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Member of the Advisory Board Payne Institute for Earth Resources. Colorado School of Mines.. Golden (United States of America). May 2018 - Today.
  • Director of the MOOC (Massive On-line Open Course) on “Regulation for Sustainable Development Goal 7” Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Jan 2018 - Today.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of VII National Congress of ICAI Engineers' «Value and talent for the society» Asociación Nacional de Ingenieros del ICAI. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2015.
  • Visiting professor. Sloan School of Management Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Sep 2015 - Today.
  • Editor at "European Review of Energy Markets" European Energy Institute. Jun 2015 - Today.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal «Papeles de Energía» FUNCAS. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2015 - Today.
  • Director of the On-line Course on Regulation of the Power Sector Florence School of Regulation; Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Feb 2015 - Today.
  • Member of the Advisory Board ONGAWA. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2013 - Today.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board WAME & EXPO 2015. Milano (Italy). Jul 2013 - Today.
  • Editor at "Regulation of the Power Sector" Springer. Heidelberg (Germany). May 2013.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board Enel Fundación. Rome (Italy). Sep 2012 - Today.
  • Member of the Board of Appeal Agency for the Coordination of Energy Regulators (ACER). Ljubljana (Slovenia). Oct 2011 - Oct 2016.
  • Editor at "Tecnologías para el desarrollo de las comunidades rurales aisladas" Fundación Pro Rebus Academiae de la Real Academia de Ingeniería. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2011.
  • Member of the Expert Advisory Group for the Director General for Energy of the European Commission for the development of the Roadmap 2050 Energy Comisión Europea. Brussels (Belgium). May 2011 - Today.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal «Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy» International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). Stockholm (Sweden). May 2011 - Today.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee for the EU General Direction for Energy on the Energy Roadmap 2050 European Commission. Brussels (Belgium). May - Dec 2011.
  • Editor at "Energia, economia i seguretat: vincles estratègics" Institut d'Estudis de la Seguretat. Barcelona (Spain). Oct 2010.
  • Editor at "Fifth Assessment Report (AR5)" Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Geneva (Switzerland). Oct 2010 - Dec 2014.
  • Member of Scientific Committee Economics for Energy. Vigo (Spain). Jul 2010 - Today.
  • Editor at "Special Issue «Incentives for a low-carbon energy future» in European Review of Energy Markets. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 1-321, Junio 2009" European Energy Institute. Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2009.
  • Member of European University Institute Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2008 - Jun 2009.
  • Visiting professor. Engineering Systems Division (ESD) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Sep 2008 - Jun 2014.
  • Member of Irish Regulatory Committee Single Electricity Market. Dublin (Ireland). Nov 2007 - Oct 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of IEFE Bocconi University. Milano (Italy). Sep 2007 - Sep 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the «Next Infrastructures Program» Delft University. Delft (Netherlands). Sep 2006 - Sep 2015.
  • Council Member European Energy Institute. Brussels (Belgium). Mar 2004 - Today.
  • Active member Real Academia Española de Ingeniería. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2003 - Today.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal «IEEE Latin America Transactions» IEEE Region 9. Buenos Aires (Argentina). Oct 2003 - Sep 2017.
  • Chairman of the session «Creating Powerful Market» APEx. Amsterdam (Netherlands). Oct 2001.
  • Director of Energy Training European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Mar 2001 - Today.
  • Advisor to the Electricity Working Group Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). Brussels (Belgium). Sep 2000 - Nov 2004.
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board for the development of the Electricity Regional Market Central American Governments. Jun 2000 - Jun 2005.
  • Fellow for leadership in the planning, operation, and deregulation of electric power systems Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 1999.
  • Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Piscataway (United States of America). Mar 1998 - Today.
  • Commissioner Comisión Nacional del Sistema Eléctrico. Madrid (Spain). Apr 1995 - Apr 2000.

Media and research dissemination

  • "La gestión de la energía eléctrica". Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE). Spain. (Nov 2018)
  • "Sending right economic signals key to integration of distributed energy resources". Creamer Media Ltd.. South Africa. (Oct 2017)
  • "Plantas eléctricas cerca de casa: así es el futuro de la energía". Ediciones El Pais, S.L.. Spain. (Sep 2017)
  • "Students gain skills, insights working on Utility of the Future study". MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI). United States of America. (Jun 2017)
  • "Utility of the Future report: guidance for an evolving industry". MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI). United States of America. (Jun 2017)
  • "La Cátedra BP reclama una transición energética más sostenible". Sede Técnica, S.A.. Spain. (Apr 2017)
  • "Así será la energía del futuro". Radio Nacional de España (RNE). Spain. (Mar 2017)
  • "Presume de entender (a fondo) las facturas de la luz y del gas". Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería (ICAI). Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Spain. (Sep 2016)
  • "¿Listos para el despliegue solar?". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Spain. (Mar 2016)
  • "Tecnologías para el desarrollo humano de las comunidades rurales aisladas". Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Spain. (Sep 2011)
  • "«Prospects for a European Hydrogen Economy (CESSA Policy Brief)» en UE Energy Policy Blog". . . (Aug 2008)
  • "Las agendas y prioridades de la investigación no están orientadas hacia el desarrollo humano y la erradicación de la pobreza". Federación española de Ingeniería Sin Fronteras. Spain. (Jun 2005)

Fellowships and Awards

  • «Effective capacity expansion of renewable electricity with mosaic design of state energy and environmental regulations in the United States» MITEI's 2018-2019 Seed Fund Awards. MIT Energy Initiative. Cambridge (United States of America). May 2018.
  • Director of prizewinning work in "Premio Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad al mejor proyecto fin de carrera 2013-14". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2015.
  • «Contribuciones a la teoría y práctica de los mercados eléctricos» Premiado en Chapter Oustanding Engineer Award. Power Enineering Society (PES) del Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Madrid (Spain). Oct 2008.
  • XI Premio Javier Benjumea 2005. Asociación Nacional de Ingenieros del ICAI - Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2005.

Other Activities

  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Sep 2019 - Jun 2020.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2018 - Jun 2019.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2017 - Jun 2018.
  • PhD tribunal of Conchado Rodríguez, A.A. «Energy innovation policy in response to global challenges and the quest for sustainable prosperity». Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2017.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2016 - Jun 2017.
  • PhD tribunal of Santos Pérez, F.J. «Metodología de ayuda a la decisión para la electrificación rural apropiada en países en vías de desarrollo». Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2015.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2015 - Jun 2016.
  • PhD tribunal of Peña Alcaraz, M.T. «Analysis of capacity pricing and allocation mechanisms for shared railway systems». Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). May 2015.
  • PhD tribunal of González García, A. «Implicaciones de la continuidad de suministro en el diseño de la tarifa de red de distribución». Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2014.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2014 - Jun 2015.
  • Organization of "Organización del curso «Rethinking the regulation of electricity distribution system operators»". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Mar 2014.
  • Organization of "MIT one-week course: Regulation of the electric power sector". Saudi Aramco. Dhahran (Saudi Arabia). Dec 2013.
  • PhD tribunal of Dueñas Martínez, P. «Analysis of the operation and contract management in downstream natural gas markets». Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2013.
  • Organization of "Annual training on the regulation of energy utilities". European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2013 - Jun 2014.
  • PhD tribunal of Cossent Arín, R. «Economic regulation of distribution system operators and its adaptation to the penetration of distributed energy resources and smart grid technologies». Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2013.
  • Prologue in "Tecnologías para el desarrollo de las comunidades rurales aisladas". Fundación Pro Rebus Academiae - Real Academia de Ingeniería. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2011.
  • Master Thesis director of Max Parness. «The Environmental and Cost Impacts of Vehicle Electrication in the Azores». Engineering System Division. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). May 2011.
  • Master Thesis director of Yuan Yao. «Impacts of large quantities of wind energy on the electric power system». Engineering System Division. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jan 2011.
  • Master Thesis director of James Merrick. «An Assessment of the Economic, Regulatory and Technical Implications of Large-Scale Solar Power Deployment». Engineering Systems Division and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jul 2010.
  • Master Thesis director of Jordan Kwok. «Electricity Transmission Investment in the United States: An Investigation of Adequacy». Engineering System Division. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jun 2010.
  • Organization of "Training course on energy regulation". Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2009 - Jun 2010.
  • Organization of "Metodología para el diseño de las tarifas eléctricas". Costa Rican Electricity Agency (ICE). Unknown (Costa Rica). Jun 2003.
  • Organization of "First Training Course for Energy Regulators". Council of European Energy Regulators. Palma de Mallorca (Spain). Mar 2003.
  • Organization of "First ERRA-CEER Training Course for Electricity Regulators of EU Accession Countries". Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). Budapest (Hungary). Feb 2003.
  • Organization of "Director and lecturer of the Master Program on Technical and Economic Management of the Electric Power Sector". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2001 - Jan 2012.
  • Organization of "Planning, operation and economy of electric energy systems". Valle University. Santiago de Cali (Colombia). Jun 1990.
  • Organization of "Análisis de los sistemas de energía eléctrica". ENDESA. Madrid (Spain). Nov 1986.
  • Organization of "Reliability of electric power plants". Hidroeléctrica Española, S.A.. Madrid (Spain). Jan 1984.
  • Master Thesis "Computer-Aided Design of High Speed Synchronous Machines". Engineering System Division. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jun 1978.