Deputy Head of Unit - Renewables and CCS - DG ENER, European Commission
Antonio Lopez-Nicolas is Deputy Head of the Renewable Energy Unit at the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission. In his current role, he has been deeply involved in the preparation and the negotiations of the Clean Energy for all Europeans Package, including the revised Renewables Directive for the period after 2020. He is an electrical engineer with further studies in economics and management and has a wide professional experience in different relevant positions in the energy sector. Previously, Antonio worked at ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, as Head of the Market Unit in charge of network code development, market design and transparency issues. He has also held different positions at both Red Electrica and Endesa in Spain.