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Dr. Eric Martinot

Dr. Eric Martinot

Expert in the field of renewable energy
Language : English

  • Categories

  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
    • Energy Issues
  • Employability

  • Lecture
  • Subjects

  • Renewable energy long-term futures and transitions
  • Renewable energy at the local (city level)
  • Renewable energy in East Asia (i.e., China and Japan)
  • Power system flexibility and integration of renewable energy
  • Distributed generation and electric power distribution systems of the future

Dr. Eric Martinot is a writer, scholar, speaker, and educator who has worked in the field of renewable energy for 25 years. He has distinguished himself as a leading expert with many unique and pioneering contributions, and is widely recognized around the world. He is professor of management and economics at the Beijing Institute of Technology, and has lived in China and Japan for the past 10 years. He is concurrently senior fellow with the China National Renewable Energy Center, the California

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Dr. Eric Martinot is a writer, scholar, speaker, and educator who has worked in the field of renewable energy for 25 years. He has distinguished himself as a leading expert with many unique and pioneering contributions, and is widely recognized around the world. He is professor of management and economics at the Beijing Institute of Technology, and has lived in China and Japan for the past 10 years. He is concurrently senior fellow with the China National Renewable Energy Center, the California Public Utilities Commission, and the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies in Japan. Formerly he was a senior energy and environment specialist with the World Bank, where he managed an $80-million grants program for renewable energy in developing countries. He has held a dozen other positions during his career and lived in five countries, including as Fulbright Fellow in Russia. He is perhaps best-known as the original creator and lead author of the annual REN21 Renewables Global Status Report, which he directed and wrote from 2005-2010, as well as the sister REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report. He has taught sustainable energy at several universities and delivered hundreds of seminars and speeches at a wide variety of organizations and events. He holds degrees from the University of California Berkeley in Energy and Resources and from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering.

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