Dr. Carlos Batlle López

Dr. Carlos Batlle López

Professor, Electricity Advisor, and Research Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)

Dr. Carlos Batlle López is a Senior Associate Professor with Comillas Pontifical University’s Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) in Madrid, where he teaches Energy Economics and Electric Power Systems Regulation.

Since 2011, he has served as Research Scholar under the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Energy Initiative, where he teaches a course entitled “Engineering, Economics and Regulation of the Electric Power Sector”, headed by Prof. Pérez-Arriaga, and supervises PhD and master dissertations.

He is Electricity Advisor of the Florence School of Regulation (FSR), an institution under the aegis of the European University in Florence, and Director of FSR Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities.

He has headed over 40 research projects and participated in more than 40 others. He has worked and lectured extensively on the operation, planning and risk management modeling of electricity generation and networks and more specifically on electric power system regulation. He has also rendered consultant services for governments, international institutions, industrial associations and utilities in over 25 countries. He has published over 30 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings and authored 10 book chapters.