Participation in Congresses

  • Southern Modeling Forum, part of the MAPS Chile project. Rodrigo Palma attended as a member of the committee. Cape Town, South Africa. March 2016.
  • 2016 IEEE Region 9 Regional meeting Trinidad and Tobago, Chile division. Attendee: Rodrigo Palma. March 2016.
  • Presentations “Planeación y análisis de la operación de una micro red inteligente” and “Regulación actual sobre la instalación y remuneración de Energías Alternativas en Chile” given by Guillermo Jiménez at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Campus Manizales. March
  • Meetings with the Unidad de Planificación Minero Energética to coordinate joint activities and development in the field of hydrothermal modeling. Attendee: Marcelo Matus. Colombia. March 2016.
  • Development and Mitigation Futures: Maps & DDPP Experiences. Annual Conference of Parties (COP 21), 6th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015. Paris, France. December 2015.
  • SolarPACES 2015. Presentation of the work “CSP in Chile”. Cape Town, South Africa. October 2015.
  • 2015 IEEE PES GENERAL MEETING. Presentation of the work Microgrid Coordination Control Issues for a Rolling Horizon Operation Strategy”. Denver, United States. July 2015.
  • 2015 Tech Tour 2015 as part of the SERC-Chile project, including visits to the NREL (Denver), the Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque), and University of Arizona (Tucson). June 2015.
  • Consejo Cono Sur Annual Meeting, as President of the Chile division for the IEEE. Monterrey, Mexico. March 2015.
  • STAGES Project annual conference, Seventh EU Framework Programme, scientific and technological alliance to guarantee the European excellence in Concentrating Solar Power. Perpignan, France. January 2015.
  • 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Lima, Peru. December 2014.
  • 2014 Tianjin Symposium on Microgrids. Tianjin, China. “Survey of Microgrid R&D in Latin America”.November 2014.
  • Econ Lab III Workshop, organized by MAPS International and CDKN Climate & Development Knowledge Network. Cape Town, South Africa. “Analysis methodology for long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions scenarios, horizon 2030-2050”. November 2014.
  • Workshop on Control Systems and Energy Efficiency in Latin America.Bogotá. October 2014.
  • France-Spain-Germany Technology Mission Tour, as part of the SERC-Chile project, focused on technological advances in prominent solar research centers. May 2014.
  • Low-Carbon Technology discussion table, organized by the Columbia University and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). October 2014. The long term vision for Solar Energy in South America.
  • 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. Washington DC, United States. July 2014.
  • MAPS, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) Lab. Lima, Peru. July 2014.
  • University of Auckland EPOC’s workshop. New Zealand. July 2014.
  • International Conference on robotics, Automotive Engineering and Energy (ICRAEE 2013), Aguas Calientes, Mexico. “Integración masiva de energía variable renovable en los sistemas eléctricos de potencia”. Rodrigo Palma B., November 2013.
  • EconLab II Workshop. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Results Quantitatively, to Understand Similarities and Differences, Carbon Pricing”. Dr. Rodrigo Palma, October 2013.
  • 4th Seminario Latinoamericano de Generación Distribuida. “Renewable Energies and Opportunities for Everyone”. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. “Microrredes Inteligentes como solución para la Electrificación de Comunidades Aisladas”. Dr. Guillermo Jiménez. September 2013.
  • 2013 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. Vancouver, Canada. “Social SCADA and V2G opportunities in Isolated Microgrids”. Dr. Rodrigo Palma – Dr. Guillermo Jiménez. July 2013.
  • APEC new and Renewable Energy Technology Development and Application Forum. Kunming, China. Dr. Rodrigo Palma. July 2013.
  • Seminario energías renovables en países de Latinoamérica. La Paz, Bolivia. “Desarrollo de Vehículos Eléctricos a Base de Energía Renovable para Comunidades Rurales de la Región”. Dr. Guillermo Jiménez Estévez. April 2013.
  • 4th ELAEE Conference. Montevideo, Uruguay. “The Value of Wind Investments in Chilean and New Zealand Electricity Markets”. Sebastián Puschel. March 2013.
  • Évora 2012 Symposium on Microgrids. Évora, Portugal. “Juan Fernández Island Project Latin American Developments”. Guillermo Jiménez Estévez. September 2012.
  • Future Energy and Research Challenges. University of Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand.  “Renewables & Transmission Expansion”. Rodrigo Palma Behnke. August 2012.
  • 2012 IEEE Pes General Meeting. San Diego, California, United States. “Trends in Microgrid Control”. Dr. Rodrigo Palma Behnke, July 2012.
  • 2012 IEEE Pes General Meeting. San Diego, California, United States. “Smart Grid Solutions for Rural Areas”, Guillermo Jiménez Estévez, July 2012.
  • Chile-Switzerland Electric Energy Workshop. Lausanne, Switzerland. “Electric Power Systems Workshop”, Rodrigo Palma Behnke, June 2012.
  • Seminario Internacional de Mercados Inteligentes. Bogotá, Colombia. “Diversificación de la Generación e Incentivos Regulatorios. Dr. Guillermo Jiménez Estévez. June 2012.
  • Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios Leadership Lab workshop (MAPS Chile Project). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Opciones de Mitigación para Enfrentar el Cambio Climático”. Rodrigo Palma Behnke, April 2012.
  • 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference. District of Columbia, United States. “Smart Grid in Latin America: Opportunities, Developments and Trends”. Dr. Rodrigo Palma Behnke. January 2012.

Participation in Workshops, Seminars, National Conferences

For project developers

  • Structuring NCRE projects workshop – July 11, 2012
  • Energy trade in the Chilean electricity system workshop – August 10, 2012
  • Funding NCRE projects workshop –September 12, 2012
  • Connection of NCRE projects workshop – October 18, 2012
  • Development of thermosolar projects workshop – November 27, 28, 2012
  • Development of PV solar projects – December 4, 5, 2012

Financial institutions

  • Wind power workshop – August 7, 2012
  • Risks associated to solar projects workshop – October 24, 2012

Other activities

  • Rodrigo Palma and Guillermo Jiménez give presentations on wind power and smart grids. Regional workshops on renewable energy solutions. Coyhaique, Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, Pucón, Valdivia, and Santiago. 2009.
  • Rigoberto Torres Ávila: “Proyección de demanda sistema eléctrico San Pedro de Atacama”, Photovoltaic power station in San Pedro de Atacama. San Pedro de Atacama. September 23, 2009.
  • Rigoberto Torres Ávila: “Actividades y desarrollos del Centro de Energía”. UNTEC – Barrick Zaldívar workshop. Antofagasta. November 25, 2009.
  • Rigoberto Torres Ávila: “Proyección de demanda sistema eléctrico San Pedro de Atacama”. Roadshow: Tenders for the construction of solar projects in Chile. Santiago. December 2009.

Previous years

  • Rodrigo Palma, Guillermo Jiménez, Pilar Moraga: “Barreras de Mercado al Fomento de las ERNC”, IV Conference of Environmental Law, Universidad de Chile, June 25, 26, 2008 (article presented and registered in the conference journal).
  • Rodrigo Palma, Carlos Gherardelli, Francisco Gracia, Patricio Mendoza, Claudio Vergara, Manuel Vargas: “GEVI, a Virtual Power Plant Initiative for Chile”. 2008 Pucón Symposium; 5th AccessNova Forum: Ubiquitous Networks for New Advanced Applications. May 2008.
  • Rodrigo Palma: “Mapa y Proyectos de Generación Eléctrica – Una Visión General”. ELECGAS, VII Encuentro Energético, May 27, 28, 2008.
  • Rodrigo Palma: “La Energía en Chile: Situación Actual y Futura”. ACHS, 2008 Risk Prevention Experts Annual Meeting. April 29, 2008.
  • Rodrigo Palma: “Estudio de altos niveles de penetración de energía eólica en el sistema eléctrico nacional”, general presentation of the state of the project and methodological approach. Wind Power Seminar, Domeyko-Energía Project, Energy area workshop, Electrical Engineering Department, Universidad de Chile. May 8, 2008.
  • Rodrigo Palma, Carlos Gherardelli, Francisco Gracia, Patricio Mendoza, Claudio Vergara, Manuel Vargas: “La iniciativa GEVI – El Primer Generador Virtual para Chile”, 4º Seminario de Acercamiento Tecnológico. Calama. June 12, 13, 2008.
  • Rodrigo Palma, Carlos Gherardelli, Francisco Gracia, Patricio Mendoza, Claudio Vergara, Manuel Vargas: “GEVI, El primer Generador Virtual de Chile”, Seminario Centro de Modelamiento Matemático, Universidad de Chile. March 2008.
  • Cuadros, R, Palma: “Modelo Integrado de Tarificación y Expansión de las Redes de Transmisión de Energía”, awarded first place in the 2003 student contest for the Chilean division of IEEE. 2003.

Lectures 2012

  • Rodrigo Palma B. gives a lecture on Solar FONDAP (Priority Area Research Center Financing Fund) during ISCI (Complex Engineering Systems Institute) Strategic Planning conference. December 18 & 19, 2012. Termas El Corazón.
  • André Luiz Diniz: “Research Challenges in Hydrothermal Coordination”, CEPEL – Electric Energy Research Center. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. September 2012.

Lectures 2011

Field Trips

  • October 2012: Field trip to Alto Jahuel sub-station, coordinated by Rodrigo Palma B, profesor for the course “Mercados Internacionales de la Energía”.
  • September 2012: Field trip to Central General La Puntilla, coordinated by Rodrigo Palma B, profesor for the course “Mercados Internacionales de la Energía”.
  • June 2012: Field trip to Central Florida de Eléctrica Puntilla, coordinated by Rodrigo Palma B, profesor for the course “Sistemas de Energía y Equipos Eléctricos”.
  • April 2011: Field trip to Rapel power station, coordinated by Rodrigo Palma B, profesor for the course “Sistemas de Energía y Equipos Eléctricos”.
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