Thursday, 27 March 2014
Room: Hall 1A
09:00 - 10:30
Technical Opening
  Technical Opening
Arnulf J√ĄGER-WALDAU, European Commission, DG JRC, Renewable Energy Unit, ITALY

Abstract Competence and Overview of Research Landscapes in Africa
Presenter:  Irene PINEDO-PASCUA, European Commission, DG JRC, Renewable Energy Unit, ITALY

Presenter's biography:
Irene Pinedo Pascua got her BA in Geography at Leeds University (2000, UK) and at Cantabria University (Spain, 2001). After several internships in the GIS departments of private companies and governmental research centers, she won a PhD fellowship at the Renewable Energies Division of the CIEMAT (Madrid, Spain). Since 2010, Irene works at the Renewable Energy Unit of the Institute for Energy and Transport of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre. She is part of the team in charge of the AFRETEP project, whose overall objective is to contribute to understand the potential for renewable energy options in Africa for increased access to electrification in rural areas.

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