Dr. Maria Kannavou

Dr. Maria Kannavou

Power market analyst and modeller

Dr. Maria Kannavou has six years of experience as an energy analyst; her expertise includes power market analysis, energy system analysis and modelling. She has participated in scenario-based analysis of climate policies and power markets, investments assessment and studies in support of EU policy-making in view of the transition towards a low-carbon economy. Maria has also contributed in an array of projects including capacity adequacy and capacity mechanisms studies and exercises assessing the interlinkages of the energy-water-climate nexus. She is leading the energy supply modelling team of the PRIMES model, being responsible for the development of new models and further improvement of existing ones. Maria holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a PhD focusing on issues arising from the integration of high shares of renewable energy sources in competitive markets.

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy Modelling
  • Energy Policy
  • Energy System analysis
  • Power Market analysis and design