Complex Energy Systems Workshop

November 28, 2016

On November 21st the OCM lab collaborated with the organization of the first Complex Energy Systems Workshop organized by the Complex Engineering Systems Institute (ISCI) at the Center for Innovation of the Catholic University. We were joined by more than 60 members of industry, academy and regulatory agencies to discuss current and future power grid operational issues.

Both international and national speakers presented their vision of what future grids would look like, along with innovative ideas such as contingent coordinated trading in electricity markets, sharing economy in the electric grid, distributed energy resources impact and co-optimization of demand response and reserve offers. The OCM Faculty members gave talks along with other distinguished guests.

Our invited international speakers included

Pravin Varaiya, Kameshwar Poolla and Duncan Callaway from the University of California, Berkeley.

Miguel Anjos from Polytechnique Montreal, Canada.

Luis Ochoa from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Our national speakers included

Rodrigo Palma and Rodrigo Moreno from Universidad de Chile

Rodrigo Carrasco and Tito Homem-de-Mello from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Álvaro Lorca, Matías Negrete and Daniel Olivares from OCM, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile