27 - 28 March 2024, Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal


Carlos Alvarez

Director of Grid Connection EMEA – Utility & Large Scale
Carlos Alvarez, Director of Grid Connection EMEA - Utility & Large Scale, GoodWe

Carlos has worked in the renewable sector since 2004 when he started his PhD in electrical engineering. Since then, he has been focused on power quality and grid code compliance for renewable power plants.

He has worked in electrical laboratories, certification bodies, technical advisors and manufacturers. He is now focused on the integration of large amount of renewable energy sources into power grids.

21 Mar 2023
 - 12:15 GMT
Keynote Panel

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:

  • Lack of resource (capital and human) at the local governmental level to process grid connection requests
  • Lack of grid modernisation