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Dr. Javier Reneses Guillén

Current position:
Associate Research Professor
Research Area:
Energy Systems Modeling ; Energy Systems Regulation; Smart and Sustainable Grids
Association date:
SM26. D-201
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6108
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Areas of interest:

Operation, regulation and planning of power and natural gas systems. Tariff design.


Javier Reneses is Associate Research Professor in the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, and Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Lab from September 2016. He has headed more than 70 consultancy and research projects, and has participated in more than 100. He has worked and lectured extensively on the operation, planning and regulation of energy systems, and particularly on midterm operation of electricity markets, regulation of electric distribution business, tariff design and natural gas markets. In these topics he has been a consultant for governments, international institutions, industrial associations, and utilities in many countries. Dr. Reneses has published more than 100 papers and book chapters in national and international journals, and conference proceedings. He is professor of Electric Distribution Business at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas’s Masters degree in the Electric Power Industry (Erasmus Mundus). He also has been teaching Statistics and Energy and Sustainability for several years at the School of Engineering. He obtained his Electrical Engineering degree in 1996 from the School of Engineering (ICAI) of the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid, Spain. He received his doctoral degree in May 2004 for the thesis “Mid-term operation of electricity markets”. He obtained a degree in Mathematics in 2005 from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid.

Journal Publications


Conference Papers

International exchanges

  • Aug 2016 - Jul 2017, Energy Technologies Area. Electricity Markets and Policy Group., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Berkeley (United States of America).

Working papers

Training courses

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