Gerardo Barrenechea

Gerardo Barrenechea

Research Director, Empresas Electricas A.G.

Currently employed at Empresas Electricas A.G.

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    Masters in Business Administration from ESADE, Spain; Masters of Science in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Specialty: Management, from the University of Chile Dedicated professional with years of experience in the Chilean power market (generation, transmission and distribution) including power supply contract analysis, power supply bidding process, power generation project evaluation, prices analysis, and static & dynamic power systems analysis.


Research Director

At Empresas Electricas A.G.

From 2008 to Present
Create studies and reports using internal resources, associate companies or external consultants Define terms of reference, review proposals, and approve budget; including final reports for consultation work Participate in diverse working groups and congregate with associated companies to...
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From 2005 to 2008
• As Studies Engineer, developed studies as defined by the Service Reliability and Quality Technical Standards issued in early 2005: Power System’s Fault Analysis Studies, Transmission System Constrains Studies, Protection Coordination Studies, Load Shedding and Generation Disconnection Scheme...
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Consultant Engineer

At Ltda.

From 1998 to 2005
Developed Power supply contracts analysis focused on billing savings Achieved new commercial and technical agreements in power supply contracts Was a relevant player in negotiation teams involving lawyers and engineering specialists Developed bidding process documentation, reviewed offers and met...
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Universidad De Chile, Santiago De Chile

Master of Science in Engineering, Specialty: Management, Departamento de Ingenieria Industrial

From 1996 to 1997

Universidad De Chile, Santiago

Electrician Engineer, Universidad de Chile

From 1989 to 1996
Departamento de Ingenieria Electrica

Centres d'intérêt

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