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Patrícia Pereira da Silva obtained a degree in Business administration from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra in 1994, and a Ph.D. in Management by the University of Coimbra in 2006. She is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra (FEUC). She is also a researcher at the INESC Coimbra and CeBER R&D centers, and a member of Energy for Sustainability Initiative at the University of Coimbra. She held temporary invited positions at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Barcelona University, and Heriot-Watt University. Her publications include several dozens of articles in peer-reviewed international journals (Energy, Energy Policy, Sustainable Cities and Society, Renewable Energy, Utilities Policy, Management of Environmental Quality, International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, International journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews) and she has published several books and book chapters not only within the field of energy markets, but also on corporate finance, introduction to management or financial accountancy.

Projects

  • EMSURE - Energy and Mobility for Sustainable Regions, CENTRO 07 0224 FEDER 002004, 2013-2015.
  • People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World, Acção COST TUD1204
  • A Energia na Cidade do Futuro, GESEL/UFRJ e CPFL/ANEEL.
  • The electric sector transition. Transnational experiences from DSOs and cooperatives models. A Portuguese-German Study”, Portuguese-German joint action funded by DAAD-FCT.
  • Índice de Sustentabilidade Econômico-Financeira das Distribuidoras de Energia Elétrica, GESEL/UFRJ e CPFL/ANEEL

Supervision of PhD Students

(ongoing) Re-thinking electricity markets in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of the West African power pool
Sustainable Energy Systems
(ongoing) Compressed Air Energy Storage Potential in Portugal and its Economic Analysis
Sustainable Energy Systems
(2019) Assessment of Policy, Technology, and Business Model Adaptation for Smart and Sustainable Electricity Distribution
Sustainable Energy Systems
(ongoing) Biomass and Advanced Biofuels Production, Potential Producers and Consumers
Sustainable Energy Systems
(ongoing) Portfolio management of renewable energy assets in the G20 countries: a private investor perspective
Sustainable Energy Systems
(2017) Electricity market integration and spot price convergence in a context of high penetration of renewables
Sustainable Energy Systems
(2015) Economic Evaluation of Emerging Biofuel Technologies: the microalgae case study
Sustainable Energy Systems
(2013) Disclosure of environmental information: a study of electrical sector companies in Portugal, Spain and Brazil
Business Management
(ongoing) Assessing the impact of the accession to the OECD and other international drivers in the future of the Brazilian Electricity Sector
Sustainable Energy Systems

Projects

FCT & Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) , FCT AGA-KHAN / 541715433 / 2019 , 2021-2024

Publications

(2020) Electricity distribution incumbents' adaptation toward decarbonized and smarter grids: Evidence on the role market, regulatory, investment, and firm-level factors. Energy Policy, 142, 111477.
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(2020) Labor dynamics in climate and energy sector firms. In: Silva, P. P., Jorge, S., Sá, P. Moura (Ed.), Emerging Topics in Management Studies, (pp 377-404). Coimbra: Coimbra University Press.
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(2020) Eco-efficiency assessment of the electricity sector: Evidence from 28 European Union countries. Economic Analysis and Policy, 66, 293-314.
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(2020) A geospatial approach towards defining cost-optimal electrification pathways in West Africa. Energy, 200, 117471.
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(2020) Towards a renewables-based future for West African States: A review of power systems planning approaches. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 134, 110019.
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(2020) Assessment of electricity distribution business model and market design alternatives: Evidence for policy design. Energy & Environment, 31, 40-59.
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(2019) Overview of Large-Scale Underground Energy Storage Technologies for Integration of Renewable Energies and Criteria for Reservoir Identification. Journal of Energy Storage, 21, 241-258.
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(2019) The “Merit-order effect” of wind and solar power: Volatility and determinants. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 102, 54-62.
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(2019) Investing in Smart Grids: Assessing the Influence of Regulatory and Market Factors on Investment Level. The Energy Journal, 40, 25-44.
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(2019) An econometric analysis of the drivers for residential heating consumption in the UK and Germany. Journal of Cleaner Production, 228, 557-569.
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(2019) Photovoltaic distributed generation – An international review on diffusion, support policies, and electricity sector regulatory adaptation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 103, 30-39.
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(2019) Designing Markets for Innovative Electricity Services in the EU: The Roles of Policy, Technology, and Utility Capabilities.. In: Sioshansi, Fereidoon P. (Ed.), Consumer, Prosumer, Prosumager: How Service Innovations will Disrupt the Utility Business Model, (pp 355-382). Academic Press.
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(2019) Assessing Microalgae Sustainability as a Feedstock for Biofuels. In: Hosseini, Majid (Ed.), Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative Fuels, Biobased Chemicals, and Bioproducts, (pp 373-393). Woodhead Publishing.
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(2018) The price of wind power generation in Iberia and the merit-order effect. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 15, 21-30.
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(2018) Policy-adaptation for a smarter and more sustainable EU electricity distribution industry: a foresight analysis. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 20, 231-267.
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(2018) Technology, business model, and market design adaptation toward smart electricity distribution: Insights for policy making. Energy Policy, 121, 426-440.
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(2018) Determinants of renewable energy growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from panel ARDL. Energy, 156, 45-54.
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(2018) Assessment of electricity distribution business model and market design alternatives: Evidence for policy design. Energy & Environment, 0958305X1875824.
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(2018) O Caso de Portugal. In: de Castro, Nivalde, Dantas, Guilherme (Ed.), Experiências Internacionais em Geração Distribuída: Motivações, Impactos e Ajustes, (pp 335-368). Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Publit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2018) A importância da divulgação ambiental no setor de energia elétrica. In: Martins, António, Cruz, Isabel, de Basto, José, Augusto, Mário (Ed.), Estudos em Memória de Ana Maria Rodrigues, (pp 49-71). Coimbra: Edições Almedina.
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(2018) O Caso de Nova Iorque. In: de Castro, Nivalde, Dantas, Guilherme (Ed.), Experiências Internacionais em Geração Distribuída: Motivações, Impactos e Ajustes, (pp 140-178). Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Publit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2018) O Caso de Nevada. In: de Castro, Nivalde, Dantas, Guilherme (Ed.), Experiências Internacionais em Geração Distribuída: Motivações, Impactos e Ajustes, (pp 101-139). Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Publit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2018) O Caso da França. In: de Castro, Nivalde, Dantas, Guilherme (Ed.), Experiências Internacionais em Geração Distribuída: Motivações, Impactos e Ajustes, (pp 299-334). Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Publit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2018) O Caso do Havaí. In: de Castro, Nivalde, Dantas, Guilherme (Ed.), Experiências Internacionais em Geração Distribuída: Motivações, Impactos e Ajustes, (pp 65-100). Rio de Janeiro: Publit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2017) Policies for an EU smarter grid environment : A Delphi study on DSOs. 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM).
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(2017) Weather And Market Specificities in the Regional Transmission of Renewable Energy Price Effects. Proceedings of the 3rd Energy for Sustainability International Conference - Designing Cities & Communities for the Future.
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(2017) Evolution of Solar Photovoltaic Support Policies In Brazil and Portugal: A Review. Proceedings of the 3rd Energy for Sustainability International Conference - Designing Cities & Communities for the Future.
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(2017) Preliminary Assessment of Underground Reservoirs for Compressed Air Energy Storage In Portugal. Proceedings of the 3rd Energy for Sustainability International Conference - Designing Cities & Communities for the Future.
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(2017) Adaptation Dynamics Toward A Smarter Grid: The Case of Electricity Distribution System Operator. Proceedings of the 3rd Energy for Sustainability International Conference - Designing Cities & Communities for the Future.
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(2017) Assessing the determinants of household electricity prices in the EU: a system-GMM panel data approach. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 73, 1131-1137.
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(2017) Energy efficiency governance in the EU-28: analysis of institutional, human, financial, and political dimensions. Energy Efficiency, 10, 1279-1297.
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(2017) Modelling the impacts of policies on advanced biofuel feedstocks diffusion. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 2471-2479.
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(2017) Renewables Optimization in Energy-Only Markets. In: Bianco, Vincenzo (Ed.) (Ed.), In Analysis of Energy Systems: Management, Planning and Policy, (pp 149-169). London: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd..
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(2017) Assessing microalgae viability as a feedstock for biofuels. In: Makhlouf, Majid Hosseini, Abdel Salam Hamdy (Ed.), In Handbook of Biotechnology for Renewable Fuels: Technology Assessments, Emerging Industrial Applications, and Future Outlooks, Elsevier USA.
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(2016) Price Coupling of Regions: What changed in Western Europe?. Proceedings of the 1st Energy Economics Iberian Conference 2016 (EEIC|CIEE). 698-703.
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(2016) Electricity distribution utilities in transition: research on organisational change. 11th International Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems - SDEWES.
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(2016) Community Renewable Energy - Research Perspectives. Proceedings of the 1st Energy Economics Iberian Conference 2016 (EEIC|CIEE). 443-452.
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(2016) Market Splitting and the Swedish electricity market. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM).
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(2016) Mudanças climáticas e os impactos sobre o setor de energia elétrica: uma análise da bibliografia. Atas do X Congresso Brasileiro de Planejamento Energético (CBPE) - Oferta e Demanda de Energia - O papel da tecnologia da informação na integração dos recursos.
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(2016) Large scale underground energy storage for renewables integration: general criteria for reservoir identification and viable technologies. 11th International Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems - SDEWES.
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(2016) Determinants of change in electricity distribution system operators - a review and survey. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM).
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(2016) Renewables Electricity market integration: where is the “missing money”?. 3rd Meeting on Energy and Environmental Economics – ME3. Universidade de Aveiro.
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(2016) A comparison between cost optimality and return on investment for energy retrofit in buildings - A real options perspective. Sustainable Cities and Society, 21, 12-25.
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(2016) Weather and market specificities in the regional transmission of renewable energy price effects. Energy, 114, 188-200.
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(2016) How do Spanish polluting sectors' stock market returns react to European Union allowances prices? A panel data approach. Energy, 103, 240-250.
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(2016) Firm-specific impacts of CO2 prices on the stock market value of the Spanish power industry. Energy Policy, 94, 492-501.
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(2016) It is windy in Denmark: does market integration suffer?. Energy, 115, 1385-1399.
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(2016) Community Renewable Energy - Research Perspectives -. Energy Procedia, 106, 46-58.
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(2016) Avaliação de Projetos. In: Almeida, Filipe (Ed.), Introdução à Gestão de Organizações - Edição revista e aumentada, (pp 447-469). Lisboa: Escolar Editora.
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(2016) Transição do Setor Energético para uma Economia de Baixo Carbono. In: de Castro, Nivalde J., Dantas, Guilherme de A. (Ed.), Políticas Públicas para Redes Inteligentes, (pp 81-103). Rio de Janeiro: Pubblit Soluções Editoriais.
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(2015) Towards an auction system in the allocation of EU Emission Rights: its effect on firms' stock market returns. In: Godinho, Pedro, Dias, Joana (Ed.), Assessment Methodologies: energy, mobility and other real world application. 33-63. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra.
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(2015) Energy Efficiency Governance in the European Union Member States – Analysis on Current Status. Workshop on Assessment Methodologies 2015. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra.
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(2015) Energy Efficiency Investments in the Utilities of the Future. 1st Joint Conference and Exhibition - Fostering Science & Innovation Ecosystems: Portugal-US Partnerships.
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(2015) Carbon emission prices and stock market returns of Spanish power industry. 2nd Meeting on Energy and Environmental Economics (ME3).
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(2015) Electricity and natural gas prices impact in industrial energy intensity for the EU-28. 2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: Bringing together Engineering and Economics.
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(2015) It is windy in Denmark: does market integration suffer?. 2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: bringing together Engineering and Economics.
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(2015) Energy Efficiency Investments in the Utilities of the Future: Designing a research agenda. ETH Zurich PhD Academy on Sustainability and Technology – Energy Innovation and Climate Change – The role of technologies, firms and institutions.
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(2015) Wind generation influence on market splitting: The Iberian spot electricity market. 12th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM). 1-5. IEEE.
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(2015) Assessing the impact of the EU Emissions Trading System on Spanish stock market. Sectoral lessons from Phase II. 2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: Bringing together Engineering and Economics.
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(2015) Analysing The Effect Of Carbon Prices On Electricity Stock Market Returns Through A Cointegrated VECM. Energy for Sustainability 2015.
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(2015) Cost optimality and real options in investments for energy retrofitting in buildings, in Portugal. EfS 2015.
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(2015) Revisiting Compressed Air Energy Storage. 2nd Meeting on Energy and Environmental Economics (ME3).
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(2015) Moving Forward In European Union Climate And Energy Policies – Energy Efficiency Towards 2030. Energy for Sustainability 2015 - Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet.
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(2015) Electricity companies' transition and energy efficiency: A review and proposal for multidisciplinary research. Yeees! - Young Energy Economists and Engineers Seminar 2015, Madrid.
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(2015) Evaluating the market splitting determinants: evidence from the Iberian spot electricity prices. Energy Policy, 85, 218-234.
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(2015) Energy efficiency of higher education buildings: a case study. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 16, 669-691.
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(2015) European Union emissions trading scheme impact on the Spanish electricity price during phase II and phase III implementation. Utilities Policy, 33, 54-62.
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(2015) Level of Disclosure of Environmental Information in the Electricity Sector: An Empirical Study of Brazil and the Iberian Peninsula. Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 15.
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(2015) Qualitative Delphi approach of advanced algae biofuels. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 26, 852-871.
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(2015) Prospects of using microalgae for biofuels production: Results of a Delphi study. Renewable Energy, 75, 799-804.
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(2015) Evolução dos mercados de energia elétrica. In: Castro, Nivalde (Ed.), Visão 2030: Cenários, tendências e novos paradigmas do setor elétrico, (pp 347-368). Rio de Janeiro: Babilonia Cultura Editorial.
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(2015) Explanatory variables on south-west spot electricity markets integration. Assessment Methodologies: energy, mobility and other real world application, Coimbra: 978-989-26-1038-2.
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Universidade de Coimbra
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