Adriana is Low Carbon Technologies and External Engagement Manager at UK Power Networks. She oversees innovation projects on electrification of transport, small scale generation, storage and energy efficiency. She is currently project lead for Smarter Network Storage, the first multipurpose grid-scale storage in the UK, a 6MW/10MWh battery. She joined the company in 2012 as Project Manager of Flexible Plug and Play, addressing the challenge of connecting more renewable distributed generation, before moving onto to become the Commercial Strategy Lead for Low Carbon London, a four-year innovation trial that investigated the impact of a wide range of low carbon technologies on London’s electricity distribution network.
Prior to joining UK Power Network Adriana worked at Acciona Energy in charge of developing 300 MW of wind energy in Mexico. She also worked in the Ministry of Energy in Mexico helping design the country’s first Renewable Energy Programme. Qualifications include a Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as a BSc Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
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