International Energy Agency (IEA)

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Paolo Frankl is Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the International Energy Agency (IEA), which he joined in 2007. Dr. Frankl leads the IEA’s work on renewables, providing analysis and policy advice on technology, markets and system integration issues to 30 Member countries and nine Association countries including Brazil, China and India.

A member of several international advisory boards, Dr. Frankl is also the focal point for the IEA’s Renewable Industry Advisory Board, a network of 35 leading international renewable energy companies represented at executive level, and a network of nine renewable energy Technology Collaboration Programmes carrying out R&D activities internationally.

A physicist by training, Dr. Frankl holds a Ph.D in energy and environmental technologies from the University of Rome. Dr. Frankl has over 25 years of experience working on renewable energy systems and markets, life cycle assessment and eco-labeling.

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