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Power systems/Renewable energy communities and local markets

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Work description

-Make a revision of the state of the art on renewable energy communities and local energy markets, initiatives in the EU, regulation, barriers, impact on the grid, integration with other markets (wholesale and retail markets). -Analysis of business models in the framework of the energy communities, according to the existing regulations. Development of tools to assess the aforementioned business models under different regulatory environments; Proposal and assessment of new business models in the framework of the renewable energy communities; Publication of scientific papers with results of the research developed during the grant; Writing a report with the activities developed during this grant;

Academic Qualifications

Degree in Electrical Engineering, Informatics, Computer Science or similar

Minimum profile required

Average degree grade greater than 12 up to 20;Programming skills and knowledge of C, C++, Matlab and Python;Papers published in a conference or journal with peer review;

Preference factors

Experience in the regulation of energy communities, its analysis and its potential impact on the grid; Experience in tools for the assessment of business models in the framework of renewable energy communities; Fluency in English and Portuguese (spoken and written)

Application Period

Since 04 Dec 2020 to 21 Dec 2020

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Cluster / Centre

Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

José Villar