Paulo Pinto

Job Title
Director of Innovation Projects Development
EDP Generation Platform

Director of Innovation Projects Development in EDP Generation Platform is presently working in several pro-jects of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) Hybridization, including Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and Floating Solar in Hydro Power Plants. In the past 20 years he has been responsible for several projects in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) of EDP Thermal, Hydro and Wind Power Plants, including the implementation of the Control Center for EDP Renewables Wind Power Plants in Iberia, the Floating Photovoltaic (PV) Pilot System in Alto Ra-bagão Hydro Power Plant and more recently the Floating PV System with Battery in Alqueva Hydro Power Plant and the pipeline of BESS projects in Azores islands, Portu-gal.
Paulo holds a pre-Bologna degree in Electrical Engineering - Power Systems from Instituto Superior Técnico, Univer-sidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1990, post graduated in Project Management in Portuguese Catholic University and holds since 2005 the Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

June 13, 2023Panel Discussion: Strategies to Tap the Huge Potential of Floating Solar


Further Content

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Market Trends

PV Production: Can Europe Keep Up With the Rest of the World?

September 7, 2023

Even though the European Solar PV Industry Alliance is predicting that its own annual production capacity goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) will actually be exceeded by 2025, there’s still no guarantee that Europe will be able to catch back up with the international competition and secure a leading position again when it comes to PV production.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.


PV-Symposium Brings Together Optimistic German-speaking Solar Industry

March 3, 2023

Innovations at the PV Symposium: Solar technology, sector coupling, promotion of renewable energies


EU energy transition initiatives ETIP SNET and BRIDGE present themselves

March 1, 2023

The EU initiatives ETIP SNET and BRIDGE will present themselves at a joint booth at EM Power Europe 2023.

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