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Dr. Tomás Gómez San Román

Current position:
Professor
Association date:
01/Jul/1984
Location:
SM26. D-403
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 6220
Phone number:
915406220
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Biography:

Tomás Gómez San Román is a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Engineering School of Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain.

He obtained the Degree of Doctor Ingeniero Industrial from Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, in 1989, and the Degree of Ingeniero Industrial in Electrical Engineering from Comillas in 1982.

He joined the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in 1984. He has served as Director of IIT, and Vice-Rector of Research, Development, and Innovation of Comillas.

Prof. Gómez has a large experience in industry joint research projects in the field of Electric Energy Systems in collaboration with Spanish, Latin American, and European institutions.

He has been project manager and/or principal investigator in more than 80 research projects.

His areas of interest are operation and planning of transmission and distribution systems, power quality assessment and regulation, and economic and regulatory issues in the electrical power sector.

He has published more than 100 articles in different specialized magazines such as IEEE PES Transactions and Conference proceedings, and has co-authored the book «Electricity Economics: Regulation and Deregulation» in Wiley-IEEE Press.

He is a senior member of IEEE.

He is president of the Council of the Power System Computation Conference and belongs or has belonged to the Technical Committees of other Conferences: Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems and IEEE Power Tech.

He has been visiting researcher at the Energy Analysis Department of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.

From May 2011 to October 2013 he served as commissioner at the Spanish Energy Regulatory Commission (CNE).


Areas of interest:

Economics and regulation of the energy sector. Planning and operation of transmission and distribution electricity networks. Integration of renewable and distributed energy resources in power systems. Power quality standards and regulation. Electric vehicles. Smart grids.


Experience:

Prof. Gómez has more than 35 years of experience in leading and participating in research projects in collaboration with industry and institutions in the energy sector. He has been active in more than 150 projects, with private and public financing, in more than 30 countries in Europe, US and Canada, Latin America, and India. He has served as a commissioner at the Spanish Energy Regulatory Commission and currently is an advisor in the training program of the Council of European Energy Regulators.


Skills:

Regulation of energy networks as a mix of engineering, economics, and law.


Current research interests:

Large-scale synthetic distribution network models, advanced tariff design, local flexibility markets, DSO regulation and digitalization.

Journal Publications

Projects

Ph.D. Thesis

Conference Papers

Books and Book Chapters

International Exchanges

  • Nov 2018, Profesor visitante en el Joint Research Centre. Directorate C. Unit 3, European Commission. Ispra (Italy).
  • Sep 2009 - Aug 2010, Energy and Environmental Technologies Division - Energy Analysis Department - Technology Evaluation, Modeling and Assessment (TEMA) Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley (United States of America).
  • Apr 1998 - Apr 1999, Energy and Environmental Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley (United States of America).
  • Sep 1989 - Feb 1990, Electric Power System Department. School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Stockholm (Sweden).

Invited Conferences and Seminars

  • Chair in "22nd Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC 2022. S10: Power systems as part of multi-energy systems". Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência - INESTEC. Porto (Portugal). Jun - Jul 2022.
  • Plenary conference "New flexibility market models in Europe" 5th ICEE Energy & Environment: Bringing together Economics and Engineering. Universidade do Porto. Porto (Portugal). Jun 2022.
  • Chair in "Round table: Storage and new business models: hybridization and self-consumption" Almacenamiento de energía y transición ecológica: temas claves. Club Español de la Energía. Madrid (Spain). May 2022.
  • Round table "The activity of electrical energy storage. Regulatory strategy" Foro Energía y Regulación. FIDE - Fundación para la Investigación sobre el Derecho y la Empresa. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2022.
  • Conference "Rethinking the price formation model of electricity in the Iberian market" 9º Fórum Energia. Água & Ambiente. Lisbon (Portugal). Nov 2021.
  • Round table "Decarbonisation of demand: development of electricity grids to face the challenges of decarbonisation of demand". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2021.
  • Chair in "Round table 1: Is it appropriate to rethink the electricity market in the face of the energy transition?" El futuro del sector eléctrico tras los episodios de altos precios en el mercado eléctrico y las consecuentes medidas adoptadas por el Gobierno.. Universidad Pontificia Comillas; y Enerclub. Online. Sep 2021.
  • Round table "The digitization of electricity distribution networks in Spain" Webinar «Digitalización de las redes eléctricas de distribución». Fundación Naturgy. Online. Sep 2021.
  • Conference "Presentation of «The digitization of of electricity distribution networks in Spain» report." Webinar «Digitalización de las redes eléctricas de distribución». Fundación Naturgy. Ljubljana (Slovenia). Sep 2021.
  • Presentation "Analysis of new market models in Europe" The Energy Transition. Towards a decarbonized economy. 3º Webinar. IEEE PES ESPAÑA. Online. May 2021.
  • Conference "Non-conventional renewable energies. Vision in the EU." XVIII Curso de regulación energética "Planes Nacionales de Energía y Clima". Asociación Iberoamericana de Entidades Reguladoras de la Energía (ARIAE). Online. May 2021.
  • Chair in "Group work: specific new challenges from a regulatory perspective faceb by DSOs on the issues discussed in the previous session" CEER Specialised Training on Network Tariffs for Transmission and Distribution. Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). Brussels (Belgium). Feb 2020.
  • Workshop "Iberia regulation and flexibility markets" Workshop Nacional de Flexibilidad. Endesa. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2019.
  • Seminar "Academic point of view on the major possible models of development" Future challenges for network operators in changing times for the European Union. Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies - European University Institute - Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Sep 2019.
  • Presentation "How to recover network and policy costs in the energy transition?" Transition énergétique: Consommateurs et réseaux. Université de Liège. Liege (Belgium). Mar 2019.
  • Workshop "Distribution grids: what are the new business models?" FSR Workshop: New business models in the electricity sector and developments behind the meter. Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies - European University Institute - Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Feb 2019.
  • Workshop "Tariffs of the future: distribution and retail" 6th EU-India Smart Grid Workshop. Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies - Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Nov 2018.
  • Round table "How the energy market should be reformed so that it adapts to the characteristics of photovoltaic energy?". Unión Española Fotovoltaica - UNEF. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2018.
  • Workshop "How to recover the long term fixed costs of network infrastructure with declining use, more self-generation, local energy iniciatives, etc." CEER Workshop on Emerging issues in Network Tariffs. CEER-CRE-FSR. Brussels (Belgium). Oct 2018.
  • Conference "Success story of RES integration in Spain. IIT research projects" Success story of RES integration in Spain - lo que el viento nos trajo. Capítulo Español del IEEE PES. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2018.
  • Conference "The way forward for a fully digitalised distribution grid in the European Utilities of the future: Beyond UPGRID solutions" UPGRID Project Final Event Agenda. Iberdrola. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2018.
  • Presentation "Digitalization: transformation and challenges" 15 Encuentro del sector energético. Propulsores de cambio en el sistema energético global. IESE Business School; y Deloitte. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2018.
  • Presentation "Placing consumers at the centre: How will more flexible markets and pricing affect consumers' needs?" High Level European Electricity Regulation Conference. European Commission. Florence (Italy). Nov 2017.
  • Presentation "New business models for activating industrial demand response" 26th BBH Energy Conference. Renewable Energies & Flexible Industrial Consumption. Becker Büttner Held (bbh). Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2017.
  • Presentation "The transition to a decarbonised electric sector." IX Simposio Internacional de Calidad de la Energía - SICEL 2017. Universidad Industrial de Santander. Bucaramanga (Colombia). Nov 2017.
  • Presentation "Engagement at scale — the role of industrial energy users for a successful clean energy package" Sustainable Energy Week - EUSEW 2017. European Commission. Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2017.
  • Presentation "REthinking energy - Innovation in renewable energy policy and regulation" Sustainable Energy Week - EUSEW 2017. European Commission. Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2017.
  • Workshop "The future of electricity and gas utilities" Workshop «Future of the European energy industry». Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM); Bruegel; y Florence School of Regulation. Milano (Italy). Jun 2017.
  • Conference "Techno-economic assessment: from pilots to deployment" JRC-CAS Symposium on Smart Grids «Smart grid research and innovation: challenges and prospects for China and Europe». Joint Research Centre (JRC). Ispra (Italy). May 2017.
  • Presentation "Integration of distributed energy resources in electrical systems" Jornada ¿Cómo será el sector eléctrico del futuro?. Comissió d’Energia dels Enginyers Industrials de Catalunya. Barcelona (Spain). Apr 2017.
  • Round table "Electric markets and socio-economic framework" 3º Laboratorio de Ideas de la Fundación Elecnor. Cátedra Fundación Elecnor de Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2017.
  • Chair in "Round table «The MIT Utility of the Future Study. Implicaciones en el contexto español»". Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2017.
  • Chair in "Round table «Implications for Spain»" El paquete de invierno de la Unión Europea: análisis económico e implicaciones para España. Asociación Española para la Economía Energética (AEEE); y Club Español de la Energía.. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2017.
  • Round table "Regulatory and technical challenges for the efficient integration of distributed energy resources in electrical distribution systems: national and European perspective" III Congreso Smart Grids. Grupo Tecma Red; y FutuRed;. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2016.
  • Chair in "19th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC 2016. Session: Voltage control in active distribution networks". Università degli Study di Genova (UniGe); Consorzio interuniversitario nazionale per energia e sistemi elettrici (ensiel); y European Network of Transmission System Operators for electricity (ENTSO-E). Genoa (Italy). Jun 2016.
  • Presentation "The utility of the future" 13th International Conference on the European Energy Market - EEM16. Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC-TEC). Porto (Portugal). Jun 2016.
  • Round table "Next steps in the coordination between TSOs and DSOs" Policy Advisory Council. European University Institute. Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). May 2016.
  • Round table "Business models for energy storage in a decarbonised future" Curso «Almacenamiento eléctrico: el eslabón perdido de la sostenibilidad energética». Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo. Seville (Spain). Mar 2016.
  • Round table "Integration of renewable in electricity markets" El futuro de las redes eléctricas: del consumidor al prosumidor. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería. Universidad de Sevilla. Seville (Spain). Jan 2016.
  • Conference "Market design and system operation: Central American experiences." Conferencia inaugural del Master en Regulación Económica de la Industria Eléctrica. IGLOBAL (FUNGLODE). Santo Domingo (República Dominicana).. Instituto Global de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales (IGLOBAL). Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Jan 2016.
  • Conference "Enabling the energy transition: when will green become the new normal?" IEEE Summit Towards Secure Green Energy. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Brussels (Belgium). Nov 2015.
  • Chair in "Roundtable «Introduction and objectives of the workshop»" Stakeholder workshop «Enhanced pan-European transmission planning methodology». Universidad Pontificia Comillas y RTE. Madrid (Spain). May 2015.
  • Round table "Distributed energy resources: distributed generation and active consumers" VIII Asamblea General de Futured. Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Redes Eléctricas FUTURED. Madrid (Spain). May 2015.
  • Round table "Laboratory of renewable energy ideas" 2º Laboratorio de Ideas sobre Energías Renovables. Cátedra Fundación Elecnor de Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2015.
  • Seminar "The utility of the future". ETH Zúrich. Zurich (Switzerland). Mar 2015.
  • Presentation "Regulation and the future role of DSOs. A perspective from Comillas University" 7th DSO Committee Meeting. Eurelectric. Brussels (Belgium). Feb 2015.
  • Presentation "Adapting electric markets to cope with the integration of RE's" Desafios Técnicos do setor elétrico Forum Internacional. Oral Session 1. Tackling the technical challenges posed by variable power generation. Labora 2014. Cascais (Portugal). Oct 2014.
  • Round table "Electricity markets" XXIX Jornadas de Economía Industrial. Graduate School of Economics. Barcelona (Spain). Sep 2014.
  • Chair in "18th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC 2014. Session: Economics and Markets 2". Wroclaw University of Technology. Wroclaw (Poland). Aug 2014.
  • Chair in "20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies - IFORS 2014. Sesión: Integration of distributed energy resoures in electricity systems". International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS). Barcelona (Spain). Jul 2014.
  • Conference "Future utility models" EPRG & CEEPR European Energy Policy Conference. CEEPR. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2014.
  • Seminar "Smart grids, business models and future scenarios". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2014.
  • Workshop "Distribution system operators: what are they for?" EU Energy Retail Market Workshop. Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Mar 2014.
  • Conference "Diagnosis and prospective of the electricity sector in Spain" Presentación del libro «Una década de análisis de las tecnologías energéticas». Colección Avances de Ingeniería. Análisis de situación y prospectiva de nuevas tecnologías energéticas. Cátedra Rafael Mariño de Nuevas Tecnologías Energéticas de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2014.
  • Chair in "2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications -ICRERA 2013" Chairman in: «Smartgrids». Universidad Pontificia Comillas e International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). Madrid (Spain). Oct 2013.
  • Seminar "Focus on the customer as the focus of activities" El papel del cliente en el nuevo modelo energético. UIMP; E.On. Santander (Spain). Jul 2013.
  • Workshop "Enhancing the retail market functioning. DSO unbundling and metering data handling in Europe" CEER-CRE-FSR Workshop. CEER-CRE-FSR. Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2013.
  • Conference "Innovative services and DSO performance: on the path towards improving customer satisfaction" CEER 2013 Annual Conference on Energy Customers «On the path towards achieving the 2020 Vision». CEER. Brussels (Belgium). Jun 2013.
  • Conference "Conceptual model for the regulation of electricity distribution business" Programa Superior de Dirección de Empresas de Distribución de Electricidad. CIDE. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2013.
  • Conference "Regulatory challenges for the deployment of smart grids in Spain" Jornadas Internacionales de Equipos Eléctricos. Las redes eléctricas inteligentes: Retos y tendencias 2020. IEEC - Tecnalia. Bilbao (Spain). May 2013.
  • Seminar "The sustainability of the electricity sector in Spain: challenges and recommendations". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2013.
  • Conference "The sustainability of the electricity sector in Spain: Challenges and recommendations". Cátedra BP de Energía y Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2013.
  • Presentation "Regulation for the development of Smart Grids" I Congreso Smart Grids. AFME; FutuRed; Grupo Tecma Red;. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2012.
  • Conference "Importance of security of electricity supply in the network of the present and the future" Jornada sobre “Seguridad del suministro eléctrico”. Fundación para el Fomento de la Innovación Industrial (FFII) ; CNE. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2012.
  • Workshop "Keynote address" 1st OMIE International Workshop. Capacity markets design with a growing RES penetration. OMIE. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2012.
  • Seminar "Smart Grids" Las redes eléctricas inteligentes y sus ventajas para el usuario final. Fundación Gas Natural Fenosa ; Fundación Caja Castilla La Mancha. Toledo (Spain). Jun 2012.
  • Seminar "Conceptual introduction. Why must be change the power grids in Spain? What are smart grids?" Las redes eléctricas inteligentes: cómo cambiarán nuestras vidas. Fundación Gas Natural Fenosa; Junta de Castilla León. Valladolid (Spain). Feb 2012.
  • Conference "Proposal for a Regulation on European networks in the energy sector" O novo regulamento europeu relativo as orientaçoes para as infra-estruturas energéticas transeuropeias. Grupo da Aliança Progressista dos Socialistas & Democratas no PE, Socialistas Portugueses no PE. Lisbon (Portugal). Feb 2012.
  • Conference "TSO incentive regulation. The Spanish situation" FSR Executive Seminar – European incentive regulation for TSOs: review and challenges. Florence School of Regulation. Florence (Italy). Jan 2012.
  • Conference "Challenges to the sustainability of the electricity sector in Spain" Presentación del libro “Handbook of sustainable energy”. Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3). Bilbao (Spain). Dec 2011.
  • Conference "Regulating the power distribution" Seminario FIDE (Foro de energía y regulación sobre la retribución de la actividad de distribución eléctrica). FIDE. Madrid (Spain). Dec 2011.
  • Conference ""Smart buildings with electric vehicle interconnection as buffer for local renewables?” in Researching the Intelligent City: Key Challenges of Integrating Urban Energy and Mobility Systems Research Symposium". Innoz. Berlin (Germany). May 2011.
  • Presentation "Research topics in smart electricity distribution grids" Course on Electric Power System Modeling for a Low Carbon Economy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Cambridge (United States of America). Jan 2010.
  • Seminar "Changes Needed in the Current Network Regulation to Efficiently Integrate Distributed Generation in Distribution Networks" 5º Foro Tecnológico Unión Fenosa sobre Redes Activas. Unión Fenosa. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2009.
  • Seminar "Description of the regional study: South Western Region" SUSPLAN-Regional Kick-Off Workshop “Energy Infrastructure Scenarios for the South-Western Region”. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2009.
  • Conference "Regulación de la actividad de distribución. Utilización de modelos de red de referencia" Seminarios monográficos sobre energía. Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados (ESAN). Lima (Peru). Feb 2009.
  • Seminar "Integración de generación distribuida en redes activas de distribución. Proyectos en el IIT" Aula de Investigación. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2009.
  • Conference "El regulador como elemento clave en la reestructuración del sector eléctrico" Conferencia Inaugural del Máster de Regulación. FUNGLODE y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Oct 2008.
  • Round table "International trading in the nordic electricity market: transmission pricing and constraints management" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Dec 1997.
  • Round table "The new California power market: the power exchange, the balancing markets and other design issues" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 1997.
  • Round table "Management of hydropower resources in a competitive environment" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 1997.
  • Round table "The relationship between the pool and the grid operator in a competitive environment" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 1997.
  • Round table "The Argentine wholesale electricity market: its evolution and challenges" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 1996.
  • Round table "The regulation of the British gas market - from monopoly to competition" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 1996.
  • Round table "Ancillary services: definition treatment, costing and remuneration in a competitive environment" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 1996.
  • Seminar "The regulation of the distribution service in Argentina: quality of service and penalties" Comité Técnico. Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 1996.
  • Round table "The Portuguese regulatory framework: applicable aspects in the Spanish context" Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 1996.
  • Round table "Remuneration distribution service: the Chilean and English experience" Moderador. Aula de Regulación para la Industria Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 1995.

Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • Organization of "14th IEEE PowerTech Conference 2021" General Chair. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES); y Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun - Jul 2021.
  • Member of Committee at "12th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference 2017". IEEE Power & Energy Society (IEEE PES). Manchester (United Kingdom). Jun 2017.
  • Organization of "The MIT Utility of the Future Study". Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2017.
  • Member of Committee at "19th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC 2016". Università degli Study di Genova (UniGe); Consorzio interuniversitario nazionale per energia e sistemi elettrici (ensiel); y European Network of Transmission System Operators for electricity (ENTSO-E). Genoa (Italy). Jun 2016.
  • Member of Committee at "PowerTech Eindhoven 2015 Conference". Eindhoven University of Technology. Eindhoven (Netherlands). Jun - Jul 2015.
  • Member of Committee at "18th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC 2014". Wroclaw University of Technology. Wroclaw (Poland). Aug 2014.
  • Organization of "Workshop DENISE: Distribución Energética Inteligente Segura y Eficiente". Instituto Investigación Tecnológica y Endesa. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2009.
  • Organization of "Vigilancia Tecnológica en Generación Distribuida y Operación y Control de Redes de Distribución". Unión Fenosa Distribución. Madrid (Spain). May 2009.
  • Member of Committee at "Power System Computation Conference". Glasgow (United Kingdom). Jul 2007 - Jul 2008.
  • Member of Committee at "IEEE PowerTech Conference". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Lausanne (Switzerland). Jul 2006 - Jul 2007.
  • Member of Committee at "International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS)". PMAPS International Society. Stockholm (Sweden). Jun 2005 - Jun 2006.
  • Member of Committee at "Power System Computation Conference". Liege (Belgium). Aug 2004 - Aug 2005.
  • Member of Committee at "IEEE PowerTech Conference". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. St. Petersburg (Russia). Jun 2004 - Jun 2005.
  • Member of Committee at "3rd Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion - Med Power 2002". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Athens (Greece). Nov 2002.
  • Member of Committee at "IEEE PowerTech Conference". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Bologna (Italy). Jun 2002 - Jun 2003.
  • Member of Committee at "Power System Computation Conference". Seville (Spain). Jun 2001 - Jun 2002.
  • Member of Committee at "IEEE PowerTech Conference". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Porto (Portugal). Sep 2000 - Sep 2001.
  • Member of Committee at "International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS)". PMAPS International Society. Funchal (Portugal). Sep 1999 - Sep 2000.
  • Member of Committee at "Power System Computation Conference". Trondheim (Norway). Jun 1998 - Jun 1999.

Working Papers

Technical Reports

External Training Courses

External Relevant Positions

  • Member of Council Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC). Zurich (Switzerland). Jun - Jul 2022.
  • Expert referee in KTH Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2021 Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Online. Jul - Aug 2021.
  • Editor at "Energies. Special Issue "Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources in Power Systems"" MDPI AG. Basel (Switzerland). Jul 2020.
  • Editor at "Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy" Nanjing NARI Electric Power Information Co., Ltd. ; e Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Mar 2020 - Today.
  • President of Council Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC). Zurich (Switzerland). Jun 2018 - Today.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal «International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems» Elsevier. Amsterdam (Netherlands). May 2016 - Today.
  • Member of the Training Academy Advisory Board Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). Brussels (Belgium). Mar 2016 - 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.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal «Papeles de Energía» FUNCAS. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2015 - Today.
  • Member of Council Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC). Zurich (Switzerland). Aug 2014 - Jun 2018.
  • Editor at "Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks" Elsevier Science BV.. Amsterdam (Netherlands). Jun 2014 - Today.
  • Member of the International Scientific Reference Group of the SweGRIDS Program Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Stockholm (Sweden). Jan 2013 - Today.
  • Vice-Chair of Customers and Retail Markets Working Group (CRM WG) Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). Brussels (Belgium). Mar 2012 - Oct 2013.
  • Chairman del Technical Program Committee en «Power System Computation Conference 2011» Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Stockholm (Sweden). Aug 2011.
  • Counselor of the National Energy Commission (CNE) Ministerio de Industria, turismo y Comercio. Madrid (Spain). May 2011 - Oct 2013.
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 2010 - Today.
  • Editor at "International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems. Special issue, Volume 31, Issue 9, Pages 427-576" 16th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC). Oct 2009.
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board Instituto de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Computación (Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC)). Porto (Portugal). Oct 2008 - Today.
  • Member of Executive Board Electrical Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Porto (Portugal). Oct 2008 - Sep 2013.
  • Member of the Expert Committee of the Energy and Society Portal Iberdrola. Madrid (Spain). Sep 2008 - Sep 2009.
  • Evaluator The Research Council of Norway. Oslo (Norway). Sep 2004 - Sep 2013.
  • Member of the Supervisory Committee of the Wholesale Electricity Market in Panama Autoridad Nacional de los Servicios Públicos de Panamá. Panama (Panama). Jul 2003 - Sep 2013.
  • Editor at "Electricity economics: regulation and deregulation" Wiley-IEEE Press. Piscataway (United States of America). Feb 2003.
  • Vice-Rector for Research, Development and Innovation Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2000 - Dec 2002.
  • Coordinator CREG-ALURE Comisión Europea. Programa ALURE. Madrid (Spain). May 1999 - May 2002.
  • Coordinator ALFA FORSEE Comisión Europea. Programa ALFA. Madrid (Spain). Apr 1996 - Apr 1999.
  • Asesor internacional del curso sobre «Planificación y control de potencia reactiva en sistemas eléctricos de potencia» Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas - UTE. Montevideo (Uruguay). Jul 1993.
  • Asesor internacional bajo el proyecto de Naciones Unidas PNUD CHI/87/030 Universidad Pontificia Católica de Chile. Santiago de Chile (Chile). Jun 1991.
  • Asesor internacional para los programas de postgrado Universidad Industrial de Santander. Bucaramanga (Colombia). Jul 1988.
  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - IEEE. Piscataway (United States of America). Jan 1988 - Today.

Media and Research Dissemination

  • "E3 - El reto de la descarbonización energética". Casting The Future. (May 2022)
  • "Los precios en el mercado de la electricidad suben, pero también bajan". 360 Smart Vision. (Feb 2021)
  • "The Spanish experience with dynamic tariffs". FSR Global. (Nov 2020)
  • "Unlocking flexibility at the distribution level: local markets and other options". (Oct 2019) Link
  • "El sector eléctrico español del futuro: retos y políticas". Presentación de informe. (May 2019)
  • "Las renovables deben superar el reto de la volatilidad de los precios del mercado". El Economista. Año XII. Nº 3.453, p. 12-13 (May 2017)

Fellowships and Awards

  • «Simultaneous ascending auction: a local flexibility mechanism tool» "Best Poster Award of the 8th International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources - IRED 2018". Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT); Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT); y International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN). Vienna (Austria). Oct 2018.
  • Director of prizewinning work in "Endesa Prize for the best final master proyect 2015-2016. PFM Supervisor «What is the economic value of PEV aggregation in the balancing market?» by Pierre-Emmanuel Peslier". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Mar 2016.
  • "XIX Javier Benjumea Award 2013". Asociación Nacional de Ingenieros del ICAI - Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2013.
  • Director of prizewinning work in "Honorary Distinction to the best Doctoral Thesis on Engineering «Modelo regulatorio del control de tensiones en los sistemas eléctricos de potencia» por Pablo Frías Marín ". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2009.
  • Fellowship "Beca del Ministerio de Educación y Cultura. Dirección General de Enseñanza Superior. Subprograma general de perfeccionamiento de doctores en el extranjero". Ministerio de Educación y Cultura.. Madrid (Spain). Apr 1998 - Apr 1999.
  • Fellowship "Beca del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia. Dirección General de Investigación Científica y Técnica. Subprograma general de perfeccionamiento de doctores y tecnólogos". Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia.. Madrid (Spain). Sep 1989 - Feb 1990.
  • Fellowship. The Swedish Institute. Stockholm (Sweden). Sep 1989 - Feb 1990.

Other Activities

  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Sánchez Jacob, E. «Accelerating the implementation of electric cooking in low- and middle-income countries»". Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Madrid (Spain). Feb 2022.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Ribó Pérez, D.G. «Study and assessment of energy policies to achieve consumer centered power systems»". Universitat Politècnica de València. Valencia (Spain). Nov 2021.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Tévar Bartolomé, G.A. «Integración masiva de generación fotovoltaica distribuida en redes de distribución»". Universidad de Sevilla. Seville (Spain). May 2021.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "de Villena Millán, M.M. «Smart regulation for distribution networks – Modelling new local electricity markets and regulatory frameworks for the integration of distributed electricity generation resources»". Université de Liège. Liege (Belgium). Mar 2021.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Heymann, F. «Technology diffusion models in power system planning and policy design»". Universidade do Porto. Porto (Portugal). May 2020.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Montoya Bueno, S. «Integración de la generación distribuida renovable en redes de distribución eléctrica»". Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Ciudad Real (Spain). Apr 2020.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Azuatalam, D. T. «Technical and economic assessments of electricity distribution networks with active customers»". University of Sydney. Sydney (Australia). Jan 2020.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Young, S. «Residential tariff design to improve the technical and economic integration of distributed energy options in the electricity industry»". University of New South Wales (UNSW). Sydney (Australia). Apr 2019.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Serna Suárez, I.D. «Performance evaluation of decentralized operation strategies of power distribution networks for distributed energy resource management»". Universidad Industrial de Santander. Bucaramanga (Colombia). Feb 2019.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Herrero Gallego, I. «Market mechanisms and pricing rules to enhance low-carbon electricity markets efficiency»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2018.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Meneses de Quevedo, P. «Operation and planning models in future distribution networks with renewable energy, energy storage and electric vehicles »". Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Ciudad Real (Spain). Jan 2018.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Calvillo Muñoz, Ch. F. «Energy management in smart cities»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Eid, Ch. « Towards the design of flexibility management in smart grids»". Delft University of Technology. Delft (Netherlands). Nov 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Formozo Fernandes, C. «Adapting European market arrangements to facilitate the contribution of renewable generators to electricity balancing»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jul 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Abbaspourtorbati, F. «Electricity market operations under increasing uncertain»". École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Lausanne (Switzerland). Jun 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Rodríguez Calvo, A. «Scalability and replicability of the impact of smart grid solutions in distribution systems»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2017.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Tohidi, Y. «Optimal long-term generation-transmission planning in the context of multiple TSOs»". Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH). Stockholm (Sweden). Dec 2016.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Fitiwi, D. Z. «Strategies, methods and tools for solving long-term transmission expansion planning in large-scale power systems»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Oct 2016.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Koliou, E. «Demand response policies for the implementation of smart grids»". Delft University of Technology. Delft (Netherlands). Mar 2016.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Picciariello, A. «Impact of economic regulation on distributed generation integration in in electricity distribution grids»". Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH). Stockholm (Sweden). Nov 2015.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Bozorg, M. «Energy and reserve management in interconnected systems including electric railway and public power grids: operation, market strategies and capacity expansion»". École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Lausanne (Switzerland). Jun 2015.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Winfried Haring, T. «On incentive-based ancillary service markets for incorporation of renewable energy sources and demand response»". ETH Zúrich. Zurich (Switzerland). Mar 2015.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Santodomingo Berry, R. «Using semantic web resources to achieve metadata interoperability in the scope of future smart grids»". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Jun 2013.
  • Organization of "Smart electricity distribution grids: economics and regulation". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Apr 2011.
  • Doctoral Defense Committee of "Almeida da Costa, P.M. «Regulación de la integración de Micro-generación y Microrredes en Sistemas de Distribución de Energía Eléctrica»". Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad de Oporto. Porto (Portugal). May 2009.
  • Organization of "Electricity Distribution Regulation under Restructuring". Electrical Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Madrid (Spain). Jun 2004.
  • Organization of "Distribución, comercialización y gestión de la demanda". Red CREG-ALURE. Cartagena de Indias (Colombia). Dec 1999.
  • Organization of "Reliability under Restructuring - Ancillary Services Markets". Electrical Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Madrid (Spain). Oct 1999.
  • Organization of "Reactive power management and voltage control.". Electrical Energy Systems – University Enterprise Training Partnership (EES-UETP). Madrid (Spain). Dec 1997.