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Strategic Energy Technology Plan conference 2010

A Belgian EU Presidency conference trio ewi-vlaanderen European Commision




Professor - K.U.Leuven

Chairman of the European Smartgrids platform

Honorary chairman of Elia



Ronnie Belmans received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1979 and the Ph.D. degree in 1984, both from the K.U.Leuven, Belgium, the Special Doctorate in 1989 and the Habilitierung in 1993, both from the RWTH, Aachen, Germany. Currently, he is a full professor with the K.U.Leuven, teaching electric power and energy systems. His research interests include techno-economic aspects of power systems, power quality and distributed generation. He is also guest professor at Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology, London-UK.

June 2002 – May 2010 chairman of the board of directors of ELIA, the Belgian transmission grid operator.

Since June 2010 honorary Chairman of the board of directors of ELIA.



Chair, introduction - International organisations active in energy technologies

16 November 2010 - 10h10