Innovation Project Manager
Manoël Rekinger is Innovation Project Manager at Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator which he joined in November 2015. He manages a portfolio of R&D projects developing the future practices to operate a Renewable based and partially decentralized power system. Beyond his R&D activities, he is also in charge of ensuring that Elia stays in contact with cutting edge innovation by supporting the development of startups involved in the energy sector. He had previously worked 4 years for Solar Power Europe, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association where he was in charge of the activities related to Solar Integration in power grids and markets. Interested by the development of new business models related to the energy transition, he studied electromechanical engineering applied to Solar power at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.