Mercedes Irujo

At present, she is leading the Innovative Wind Projects of Acciona, which are deployed over two main lines: Extending Life of the assets and Optimizing the O&M of the fleet. Those two lines are based on techniques such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Physical Modeling representing the behavior of the Wind Turbines and its components. She started in the Renewable Energy Sector 12 years ago in Acciona Wind power working on topics related to the Wind Turbine Design Process in the engineering department, in particular, with the Certification Process. Afterwards she changed to Acciona Energy, to the Utility Division, for the Life Extension Program in the Wind Energy Production Department as expert for Turbine Simulation where she stayed for 6 years and one year ago, she moved internally to Innovation department. She did her studies in Mechanical Engineering at the Public University of Navarre and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) in Paris.

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