At VITO, we are trying to create a society where sustainability is the norm. We work on projects worldwide that achieve the transition to sustainability. We innovate through technological solutions and actively share our knowledge with companies and authorities. Would you like to make a difference with us?
EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Flemish research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems.
Our researchers provide expertise to industry and public authorities on energy-efficient buildings and intelligent networks for a sustainable urban environment. This includes, for example, smart grids and advanced district heating and cooling.
As an expert on energy markets and networks, you will identify the challenges in energy markets with increasing share of renewables; and create, investigate and implement potential new market concepts.
Research topics include a.o. market design (future to day-ahead to real time markets), local energy communities, emerging roles and tasks in the energy sector, business models for integration of flexibility in the electricity networks, and disruptive technologies in the energy sector.
In your work, you will often be considering viewpoints of different stakeholders, and take into account technical, economic and regulatory aspects of the problem.
You will also be involved and/or take the lead in writing proposals, project management, publications of (scientific) papers.
You want to take the opportunity to develop yourself as a leading expert in Design of Energy Markets, inspiring colleagues and PhD students.
We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria: