Areas of interest:
Economic and regulatory analysis of electric power systems, distribution networks and demand response.
Mercedes Vallés got an Electric Engineer degree from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid, in 2009. After working for six months in Garrigues Medio Ambiente, a Spanish environmental consultancy firm, she joined the Institute for Research in Technology (Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica, IIT) as an Assistant Researcher and PhD student. Her main research area is the economic and regulatory analysis of electric power systems, with particular interest in distribution networks and demand response.