Catarina is SolarPower Europe's Senior Grid Expert and leads their work on accelerating solar PV and storage integration in grids. Prior to joining SolarPower Europe, Catarina worked in E.DSO, the European Electric Power Distribution industry. There she was leading the Technology Committee and was responsible for H2020 EC projects. Catarina started her career at E-REDES, the Portuguese DSO. Catarina holds a MSc in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the University of Lisbon.

Highest Level of Education

Master's Degree

Current Job/Study field

Trade association


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Current employer

SolarPower Europe


  • Master of Energy and Environment Engineering
    Universidade de Lisboa From September 2010 to November 2017
  • Master of Energy - Exchange Program
    Utrecht University From September 2014 to August 2015

Area of expertise

Electricity distribution Electricity transmission Engineering Renewable energy technology Sector coupling/Energy system integration Solar


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English


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