Berto Martins is currently Director for Electricity Markets at EDP S.A.
He joined EDP to work at the National Dispatch for the Electric System and after some years moved to the System Optimization and Commercial Operations Division until 2002.
When the liberalization process of the energy sector started in Portugal he left to work on the team responsible for the creation of the Energy Markets Division, implementing IT systems and business procedures for all the Trading activities.
Solar projects cannot be developed until they have secured a grid connection. However, there are huge delays in this process for a number of reasons: