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Dr. Pablo Rodilla Rodríguez

Current position:
Senior Research Associate Professor
Association date:
SM26. D-203
Phone extension number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 2745
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Dr. Pablo Rodilla is Researcher with Comillas Pontifical University\\\'s Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in Madrid, where he is Coordinator of the Energy Regulation and Economics Research Group. He is professor at the ICAI School of Engineering of both Energy Economics and Electric Power Systems Regulation. He has worked and lectured extensively on the one side on the operation and planning of electricity generation, with special focus on mathematical programming models of imperfect energy markets and planning models for integration of RES-E technologies and, on the other, on electric power system regulation, specializing in wholesale and capacity markets design. He has also rendered consultant services for governments, international institutions, industrial associations and utilities in over ten countries. He has published over 15 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Since August 2015, he is Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Areas of interest:

Fundamental and quantitative electricity market modeling. Market design and regulation for wholesale electricity markets. Competition and strategic behavior analysis. Security of supply mechanisms in competitive power systems. Regulatory mechanisms focused on environmental policies

Journal Publications

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Conference Papers

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Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Presentation "Future-proofed resource adequacy metrics for elastic demand and integrated energy systems" Resource Adequacy Working Group (RAWG) Annual Meeting 2023. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES). Online. Jul 2023.
  • Chair in "Special session: Future-proof electricity market design" 14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Online. Jul 2021.
  • Chair in "FSR Global Forum. Session: Unlocking the value of storage in market-based power systems". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Mar 2019.
  • Workshop "Capacity remuneration mechanisms, cross-border trade and demand response" Workshop "Generation Adequacy and Security of Supply in the Internal Electricity Market". Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Feb 2013.
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Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Organization of "International Colloquium on «Large Wind-Power Plants: Interaction, Control and Integration» - WINDFARMS 2017" WINDFARMS 2017 . Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). May - Jun 2017.
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Technical Reports

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Working Papers

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External Training Courses

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External Relevant Positions

  • Director of MBA in the Global Energy Industry Iberdrola; Universidad Pontificia Comillas; y Strathclyde University. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2020 - Today.
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Fellowships and Awards

  • «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 of prizewinning work in "2º Premio Endesa al mejor Proyecto Fin de Carrera 2010-11. Director del PFC «Strategic short-term model for the MIBEL electricity spot market»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2012.
  • Director of prizewinning work in "2º Premio Management Solutions al mejor Proyecto Fin de Carrera 2010-11. Director del PFC «Modeling time - dependent demand elasticity in a Probabilistic Production Costing Model. Application to the Spanish electricity market»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2012.
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Other Activities

  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Orgaz Gil, A. «Multi-area electricity market modeling using intelligent data techniques and an advanced temporal framework»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2023.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Otaola Arca, P. «Optimal self-unit commitment of combined cycle power plants. Bridging the gap between the state of the art and current regulation of electricity and natural gas markets»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2022.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Jovanovic, N. «Electricity markets operation planning with risk-averse agents: stochastic decomposition and equilibrium»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2019.
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