Head of wind park development, Latvenergo, AS
Edgars Groza has been working in energy sector for more than 8 years in effort to shape the usage of energy. He started with design of distribution systems operators (DSO) network and optical network, continued with DSO planning, further focused on research and development in power engineering, implementing new innovative ideas in the field and finally becoming the Head of wind park development with focus on large wind expansion in Baltics.
He is participating in several international (Eurelectric "Innovation and Digital", WindEurope, VGB GMBH " SF Wind", WEC Baltic) and national (Vēja enerģijas asociācija, LMC WEC National Future energy leaders, Innovation forum of Largest Latvian Companies) association workgroups and activities, including World Energy Issues Monitor, and Trilemma index. In national FEL Edgars is a board member. He strongly believes that constant update of knowledge is necessity and in addition to the professional career he is working on his PhD in Electrical engineering. Professional and academic research has resulted in several publications and conference readings regarding renewable implementation, energy storage systems, microgrid solutions and sizing, electric machines and national trilemma index.