Dr Juha Kiviluoma, is a Senior Scientist in the Smart Energy and Systems Integration research area at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Juha has 13 years of research experience and is currently working part time also for University College Dublin. Juha Kiviluoma obtained his PhD degree in engineering physics at Aalto University in 2013. He leads the modelling sub-programme of the EERA ESI (Energy System Integration). He has participated in the development of several energy system models and algorithms including WILMAR, Balmorel, and Backbone. His PhD thesis compared flexibility options for power systems with large amounts of variable generation. Juha has experience leading projects and work packages in large projects. He has co-authored approximately 50 publications including 9 journal articles. Juha’s main research interest is in modelling energy systems with qualifications in problem formulation, model formulation, programming, generation planning, unit commitment and dispatch, power system reserves, capacity adequacy, and energy resources.