Track 2 / Room: Chapel
10.00 - 10.30
Revolutionizing power: the new role of Energy Communities
- Current energy landscape
- Energy Communities: A path towards resilience
- Recognizing challenges
- Role of Energy Communities in the transition
- Struggles and solutions in Energy Communities
- A change of perspective
- A more collaborative energy future
About Carlos Patrão
Carlos Patrão is a Product Manager at Cleanwatts that for the past 18 years has been working as a researcher, consultant, project and product manager in the fields of energy sustainability, energy efficiency and renewable energies. He is currently a member of Cleanwatts' Product Management team, where he oversees the Home Energy Management Systems, Smart EV Charging and Flexibility solutions.
He has participated in multiple European and international Innovation Projects to enhance energy efficiency in the residential, industrial, and building sectors as a partner or coordinator. He was the project manager of the FleXunity H2020 project, in which Cleanwatts developed, tested, and validated in real world pilot implementations a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) platform solution equipped with AI algorithms and secure transaction mechanisms, conducting a hardware-in-the-loop simulation of the participation of small aggregated energy assets on flexibility services provision.
We combine industry expertise, proprietary technology, financial capital, and management capabilities to handle every part of an energy community. We are with you every step of the way. Together we can generate cheaper clean energy, improve security of supply, and decarbonize our planet.