Dr. Dionysios Papachristou
Electrical Engineer, Coordinator of the RES Auction Team and Director of the Press & Public Relations Office , Regulatory Authority for Energy, Greece
BiographyDr. Dionysis Papachristou was born in Tzouba Soudan (17.12.1971) and originated from village Voutsara (Ioannina). He received Diplοma in Electrical & Computer Engineering on 1995, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering on 2000, both from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. He is working in Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) of Greece ας Scientific Expert, since 2001. Until December of 2004 he has been Coordinator in the Licensing procedure (Supply Licenses, Production Licenses for conventional and RES stations), then in the Consumer & Environment Protection Unit, and later in the Unit of Non-Interconnected Islands with many responsibilities in a lot of fields of the electricity energy sector. Currently he is Coordinator of RES Auction Team which run the auction procedures for Renewable Energy Source under the approved State Aid scheme by EU (SA 44666, SA 48143) and Director of Press & Public Relations Office. His research and scientific interests are in the fields of Power Systems, Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Policy and strategy. He has published papers and studies at scientific conventions with a jury and has represented RAE in summits regarding the energy sector.
- Designing auctions: what we have learned and where we should go
The Greek experience of the recent auctions for Wind installations