Green Energy and Smart Converters

Our mission is to contribute with innovative research on an international level to generation of electrical power from renewable sources, transmission, control, storage and use of electrical energy at intelligent technical performance and reduced environment impact to ensure quality and sustainability.

Our research is focused on advanced concepts and technology development for renewable energy including smart power converters to tackle the energy engineering challenges, such as Electrical Energy Storage, Power Quality, Smart Grids, DC grids, microgrids, solid-state transformer (SST), Pulsed Power, Railway electric traction, Electric aircraft and scientific applications of electrical energy.

Research Area Coordinator: Sónia Pinto