Dr. Georgios Papaefthymiou

Dr. Georgios Papaefthymiou, Elia Grid International

Dr.  Georgios  Papaefthymiou  works  as  a  Principal  Consultant  in  Elia Grid International, a subsidiary of Elia Group, focusing on the provision of consultancy services. Elia Group is one of Europe’s top five TSOs, consisting of Elia Grid in Belgium and 50Hertz in Germany. Georgios has  20  years  of professional  experience  in  the  power  sector  focusing on  technical,  economic  and  policy  aspects  related  to the planning of electricity grids for the integration of variable renewable resources. He has been working on topics related to the integration of dynamic line rating in system planning, focusing on the mapping of ampacity  potentials, quantification of asset risks, assessment of system wide challenges and mapping of the capabilities of different DLR technologies.  He holds an MSc on Power Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece,  and  a  PhD  in  Electrical  Engineering  from  Delft  University  of  Technology.

Speaker Details
  • Profession

    Principal Consultant - Power System Development and Operations 

  • Company

    Elia Grid International GmbH

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