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Dr. José Ignacio Pérez Arriaga

Current position:
Professor
Research Area:
Energy Economics and Regulation
Association date:
01/Jan/1982
Location:
SM26. P-510
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6157
Phone number:
915406157
Email:
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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

Working papers

Technical reports

Training courses

Other Activities

  • «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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Scientific Committee. . Enel Fundación. Rome (Italy). Nov 2011 - Today.
  • Member of the Board of Appeal. . Agency for the Coordination of Energy Regulators (ACER). Ljubljana (Slovenia). Oct 2011 - Today.
  • 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.
  • «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.
  • Member of European University Institute. . Florence School of Regulation (FSR). Florence (Italy). Oct 2008 - Jun 2009.
  • Visiting professor at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR). . Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Sep 2008 - Today.
  • Organization of "CESSA Conference: Prospects for a European Hydrogen Economy". . European Comission. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2008.
  • 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 - Today.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the «Next Infrastructures Program». . Delft University. Delft (Netherlands). Jun 2006 - Today.
  • XI Premio Javier Benjumea 2005. . Asociación Nacional de Ingenieros del ICAI - Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2005.
  • 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.

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