Mr Nuno Marinho
Head of Innovation and R&D
EDP Renewables APAC
Nuno Marinho leads the Innovation and R&D department at EDPR APAC, where his team scouts for new growth opportunities in the domains of renewables, storage, and green H2. Before coming to Singapore, Nuno was working for EDP NEW, where he led a research team focusing on Flexibility, Renewables Integration and green H2. Prior to EDP, Nuno worked as a researcher for EDF R&D in economic and technical analysis of energy systems, including power system's regulation operation and planning, and grid integration of storage and renewable energy. Nuno holds a Master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal and a PhD degree from CentraleSupélec, Paris, France.
Navigating innovation opportunities and challenges
The speaker will share experiences from various innovation projects in Singapore, such as our first utility-scale energy storage testbed
and Pulau Ubin microgrid, including steps taken to align research objectives with commercial outcomes, manage stakeholders, and
overcome regulatory hurdles. He will also share about EDP’s efforts to drive innovation internally and globally across the industry.