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Victor Martinez

  • PhD. in engineering Science - Electrical Engineer
  • Senior Professional - Strategic Development and Nuclear Power
  • Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission
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I am an electrical and electronic engineer with over eight years of professional experience. I obtained an MSc and Ph.D. in Electrical engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. I have knowledge in energy policy, regulatory framework design, transmission and distribution planning, investment analysis, economics power markets, due diligence for M&A and project finance, PPAs design, power gas system modeling and simulation with a special focus on electricity markets design, tariff and regulation in Latin America. I worked as a project leader at Systep a leading consulting firm in Chile and also working development models to optimize and monitor the operation and expansion of electric power systems. A Former head of Energy Markets Unit at Ministry of Energy and most recently a former Commercialization and New Business Manager at Ecom Energia Chile.

Recent publications

  • An Efficient Forecasting-Optimization Scheme for the Intraday Unit Commitment Process under Significant Wind and Solar Power

    • Cordova S
    • Rudnick H
    • Lorca A
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  • Design of Demand Response programs in emerging countries

    • Martinez V
    • Rudnick H
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Professional experience

Senior Professional - Strategic Development and Nuclear Power

Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission

April 2018 - Present

Head of Energy Markets Unit

Government of Chile Ministry of Energy

September 2014 - January 2018(3 years)


PhD in Engineering Science - Electrical Engineering

Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

March 2008 - May 2014(6 years)

Electronics Engineering

Universidad Districtal Francisco Jose de Caldas

January 2002 - December 2007(6 years)

High School

Don Bosco Technical Institute

January 1996 - December 2001(6 years)

Co-authors (8)

  • Iván Chaparro
  • Jose Honorato
  • Carlos Feres
  • Cristian Hernandez