Giorgio Graditi

Italian National Agency for New Technologies

Giorgio Graditi is from March 2023 the General Director of ENEA - Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, that is under the control of the Italian Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security. He received the doctoral degree and the Laurea degree (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Palermo (Italy). Since 2000, he is a Researcher at ENEA. From July 2020 to February 2023, he was the Director of the Department of Energy Technologies and Renewable Sources of ENEA. From 2018 to 2020 he was the head of Solar Thermal and Smart Network Division of ENEA and from 2011 to 2018 he was the head of the Photovoltaic Systems and Smart Grid Unit of ENEA. He is the responsible of ENEA initiatives and activities for the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. From April 2019, he is the President of MEDENER, Mediterranean Association of National Agencies for Energy Management for energy efficiency and the development of renewable energy sources, from May 2019 is the Coordinator of the Scientific Technical Committee of National Energy Technological Cluster funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, and he is a member of the board of directors of the partnership NEST - Network 4 Energy Sustainable Transition funded by Italian Ministry of University and Research under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. He is operating as Italian member under Mission Innovation initiative funded by Italian Ministry of Environment and Energy Security for Mission “Green Powered Future” and “Clean Hydrogen”, he was a member of the H2020 National Steering Board for the "Safe, Clean and Efficient Energy" Cluster, and a member of the working group of the thematic area “Industrial Energy” for the “Climate, Energy and Sustainable Mobility” area set up by the Italian Ministry of University and Research within the drafting of the national research plan 2020-2027. He is the vice-coordinator of the Joint Programme on Smart Grid (JP SG) within European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and the responsible of many National and European (FP7, H2020) projects on the topics of RES, integrated energy networks and smart grid. He was a member of IEA task 11 “PV Hybrid systems within mini-grids” and task 14 “High penetration of PV systems in electricity grids” and is a member of Italian Electrotechnical Committee (CEI) CT 82 “Solar photovoltaic”, CT 316 “Connection to LV, MV and HV distribution networks” and CT 313 “Smart grids”. In 2017, he received the Italian National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor in the sector of electrical energy engineering.