Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/UNL
    Campus de Caparica
    2829-516 Caparica


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Patrícia Fortes is a post-doctoral researcher in field of energy economics, working at CENSE research Center. Her research explores the transition to low carbon energy systems, focusing in technological changes, macroeconomic impacts and energy-climate policies analysis. She has more than 10 years of experience in energy system and computable general equilibrium modelling, in particular the linkage between the technological TIMES and the economic GEM-E3 models for Portugal. She has worked in the Joint Research Center of Seville of the European Commission (2015) in the development of the POTEnCIA (Policy Oriented Tool for Energy and Climate Change Impact Assessment) model and coopered in multiple national and international research projects on energy-economy-environment modeling. She has also an extensive experience on policy support, having worked on the development of the National Low Carbon Roadmap (2012), the National Climate Change Program (2014), as well as, the Portuguese Green Tax Reform (2014). She has a PhD in Environment from NOVA University of Lisbon (2014).

Research interests

Energy systems modelling; Energy and Climate mitigation Policy; Economic assessment of energy and climate change mitigation policies; Air quality; Sustainability Assessment; Integration of climate-change mitigation and adaptation options;Life-cycle Assessment; Interactions between Sustainable Development Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Environment, Doctorate, Clearing the cloudy crystal balls: hybrid modelling for energy and climate change mitigation scenarios, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Award Date: 4 Jul 2014

External positions

Sientific Project Office, Join Research Centre Seville - European Commission

1 May 20151 Dec 2015


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