Track 1 / Room: Studio
13.10 - 13.40
Energy communities and local energy markets: a catalyser for distributed flexibility
About Cristina Mata Yandiola
Cristina Mata Yandiola leads the European market expansion of Powerledger's blockchain platform for decentralized energy, grid flexibility and renewable energy certificates. With extensive experience in distributed energy systems, grid integration of renewables and electricity markets, Cristina drives Powerledger's impact towards decentralized, decarbonised, resilient power systems. Over the past decade Cristina has worked in the optimization and management of renewables and their grid integration at Iberdrola, Fraunhofer Institute and Selco Foundation.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in energy engineering from Madrid Technical University and a Master's degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Technical University of Berlin (Germany), specialising on power system transformation and grid flexibility. Cristina has been featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 list as one of the top energy leaders in Europe.
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