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Fernando Banez is a Research Associate at The Brattle Group with experience in the utilities sector, including litigation and consulting for utilities, operators, and regulators. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from Comillas University, where his research focused on the integration of renewable energy and the benefits of the expansion of the electric power network. His work has appeared in scientific journals including Applied Energy and Energy.

Publications
Article
Large-scale Transmission Expansion Planning: From Zonal Results to a Nodal Expansion Plan
September 14, 2017
Fernando Bañez, Sara Lumbreras, Andrés Ramos, Luis Olmos, Patrick Panciatici, Camille Pache, and Jean Maeght
Published in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Vol. 11, Issue 11
Article
Optimal Transmission Network Expansion Planning in Real-sized Power Systems with High Renewable Penetration
August 2017
Fernando Bañez, Sara Lumbreras, and Andrés Ramos
Published in Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 149, pp. 76-88
Article
Beneficiaries of Transmission Expansion Projects of an Expansion Plan: An Aumann-Shapley Approach
June 2017
Fernando Bañez, Luis Olmos, Jesus M. Latorre, and Andrés Ramos
Published in Applied Energy, Vol. 195, pp. 382-401
Article
Impact of Support Schemes and Market Rules on Renewable Electricity Generation and System Operation: The Spanish Case
April 24, 2017
Fernando Bañez, José Pablo Chaves-Avila, and Andrés Ramos
Published in IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol. 11, Issue 3
Article
Estimating the Benefits of Transmission Expansion Projects: An Aumann-Shapley Approach
November 2016
Fernando Bañez, Luis Olmos, Andrés Ramos , and Jesus M. Latorre
Published in Energy, Vol. 118, pp. 1044-1054
Report
Report on the Quantitative Evaluation of Policies for Post 2020 RES-E Targets
September 2016
Bettina Burgholzer, Aurèle Fontaine, Frédéric Galmiche, Steve Völler, Stefan Jaehnert, Fernando Bañez, Luis Olmos Camacho, and Peter Ahcin
Prepared for the Market4RES Post-2020 Project
Report
Report on the Roadmap for RES Penetration under the Current Target Model High-Level Principles (2014-2020) - Part 2: Recommendations about Other Short Term Market Topics
July 2016
Sophie Dourlens-Quaranta, Yvann Nzengue, Eric Peirano, Aurore Flament, Bettina Burgholzer, Hans Auer, Fernando Bañez, Luis Olmos Camacho, and Ove Wolfgang
Prepared for the Market4RES Post-2020 Project
Presentation
Effects of Moving the Time of Day-Ahead Markets towards Real Time
May 19, 2016
Fernando Bañez and Luis Olmos Camacho
Presented at How to Pave the Road into the Renewable Future: Electricity Market Analysis and Policy Implications for 2020-2030
Presentation
Effects of RES Support Mechanisms on Short-Term Markets
May 19, 2016
Fernando Bañez and Luis Olmos Camacho
Presented at How to Pave the Road into the Renewable Future: Electricity Market Analysis and Policy Implications for 2020-2030
Report
Modular Development Plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050: Detailed Enhanced Methodology for Long-Term Grid Planning
November 2015
Camille Pache, Baptiste Seguinot, Sara Lumbreras, Fernando Bañez, Francisco Echavarren, and Lukas Sigrist
Prepared for the European Commission: e-Highway 2050 Project
Presentation
Implications from Changing the Priority Dispatch for Intermittent Energy Sources to a Market Based Approach: Application to the Spanish Case
October 2015
Presented at the 14th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems & Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants - Wind Integration Workshop 2015
Article
Network Partition Based on Critical Branches for Large-scale Transmission Expansion Planning
June 29, 2015
Fernando Bañez, Sara Lumbreras, Andrés Ramos, Luis Olmos, Francisco Echavarren, Michel Rivier, Patrick Panciatici, Jean Maeght, and Camille Pache
Presented at the 2015 IEEE Eindhoven PowerTech Conference
Report
Modular Development Plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050: Prototype for the Definition of Optimal Grid Architectures for 2050
September 2015
Sara Lumbreras, Fernando Bañez, and Camille Pache
Prepared for the European Commission: e-Highway 2050 Project
Report
Modular Development Plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050: Enhanced Methodology to Define Optimal Grid Architectures for 2050
July 2015
Sara Lumbreras, Fernando Bañez, and Camille Pache
Prepared for the European Commission: e-Highway 2050 Project
Article
Analysis of the Impact of Increasing Shares of Electric Vehicles on the Integration of RES Generation
May 10, 2014
Fernando Bañez, Andrés Ramos, Kristin Dietrich, Luis Olmos, and Jesus M. Latorre
Published in Use, Operation and Maintenance of Renewable Energy Systems, pp. 371-385
Report
Design and Impact of a Harmonised Policy for Renewable Electricity in Europe
February 2014
Gustav Resch, Lukas Liebmann, André Ortner, Sebastian Busch, Christian Panzer, Pablo Del Rio, Mario Ragwitz, Simone Steinhilber, Marian Klobasa, Jenny Winkler, Malte Gephart, Corinna Klessmann, Isabelle de Lovinfosse, Georgios Papaefthymiou, Jana V. Nysten, Dörte Fouquet, Angus Johnston, Eva van der Marel, Fernando Bañez, Carlos Batlle, Camila Fernandes, Pablo Frías, Pedro Linares, Luis Olmos, Michel Rivier, Comillas Jaroslav Knapek, Tomas Kralik, Thomas Faber, Sylvia Steinbaecker, Bugra Borasoy, Felipe Toro, and Luis Plascencia
Prepared for the European Commission: Beyond 2020 Project
Article
Smart Charging Profiles for Electric Vehicles
July 20, 2013
Fernando Bañez, Andrés Ramos, and Jesus M. Latorre
Published in Computational Management Science, Vol. 11, Issue 1-2, pp. 87-110
Presentation
Modeling the Operation of Electric Vehicles in an Operation Planning Model
August 2011
Presented at the 17th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC'11
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