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GPPS Forum20

15th - 17th January 2020

Emmanouil Kakaras

Emmanouil Kakaras

Panel 4 Panelist: Energy Transportation and Storage of the Future

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Emmanouil Kakaras, SVP Head of Energy Solution and New Products, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe

Professor Dr. Emmanouil Kakaras has been Vice President and Head of Research & Development at Mitsubishi Hitachi PowerSystems Europe GmbH since September 2012. His current R&D activities mainly focus on flexible operation of thermal plants, on fuel cells and electrolysers, the development of large scale energy storage and the utilization of CO2.

Since 1st January 2018 he serves as Senior Vice President for Energy Solution and New Products. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Energy Technologies Europe (ETE, former EPPSA) and of the Board of Directors of EUTurbines.

Professor Kakaras’ academic background is on clean energy generation technologies and since December 1991 he has been Professor at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. He has been also guest lecturer at the Universities of Warsaw and Tokyo. He participates as an external member in various working groups organized by the European Commission (CAG, Energy Committee), the Advisory Council of the Technology Platforms on Zero Emission Power Plants and on Smart Networks for Energy Transition as well as the Scientific Board of Industrial Associations (VGB, Rhein Ruhr Power, BDI). Professor Kakaras is also a member of several advisory committees of academic institutions (EASAC, Academy of Athens, EASE).

Power Generation. Energy Production. Industry and Academia

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