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Simon MUELLER

Simon MUELLER

Head of Systems Integration of Renewables Unit, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Simon Müller heads the Systems Integration of Renewables Unit, which is responsible for IEA analysis on renewable electricity policy including the Grid- and System Integration of Renewables (GIVAR) programme. He served as the analytical and managerial lead of the last GIVAR phase, a two-year project assessing the technical and economic implications of large scale wind and solar grid integration. Since joining the IEA in 2010, he has authored numerous IEA publications on grid integration, market and policy design as well as renewable energy technologies. Mr Müller is a frequent speaker at international workshops and conferences. He holds a M.Sc. (Diplom) in Physics from the University of Bremen.

Associated sessions

10 May
11:00 - 12:30

Hydropower and long-distance transmission

Type: Focus session

Connecting the hydropower resource, especially large hydropower projects, to major load centres can be challenging, particularly where the load centre is located a significant distance away from the generation source.

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10 May
16:30 - 18:00

Renewable energy storage

Type: Focus session

It is widely recognised that the transition towards cleaner and more sustainable energy systems will require a significant increase in the flexibility of power systems.

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