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Research Opportunity

Local Energy Communities


Work description

- Technical-economic evaluation of the implementation of local energy communities - Specification and development of new algorithms for sizing and operation of communities with renewable generation, storage and load flexibility - Application of artificial intelligence techniques for the optimization of energy communities - Testing and validation in real environment of software and hardware solutions

Academic Qualifications

Master electrical and computer engineering; industrial engineering; mechanical engineering; operations research, other related areas

Minimum profile required

Experience in the formulation of optimization problems (operations research) for engineering areas- Basic knowledge in energy concepts (electricity, heat/cold, etc.)- Programming experience (Python, etc.)

Preference factors

- Experience in developing optimization problems for sustainable energy systems. - Experience in projects for multi-energy communities or micro-grids. - Fluency in English (spoken and written)

Application Period

Since 16 Feb 2022 to 04 Mar 2022


Cluster / Centre

Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

Ricardo Jorge Bessa