Ricardo Jorge Santos is an electrical engineer who specialized in power systems has a degree in project management and is an MBA graduate.
From 2006 to 2010, he worked at ABB as a substation protection and control specialist. He joined EDP Distribuição in 2010 working in the physical asset management area. In 2014, he joined the innovation and technology department as project manager mainly in projects related with energy storage, smart grids, and renewable energy.
In the energy storage area, he was responsible for the implementation of the first large scale MV grid connected storage system in Portugal. He’s also currently responsible for the technical coordination of the H2020 SENSIBLE project related to grid integration and coordination of MV/LV storage systems and development of new and innovative use cases. Furthermore, he is linked with several other initiatives to address the subject of storage in their strategic, technical, regulatory and economic dimensions.