Gregor Taljan, PhD Asset Manager, Smart Grids Specialist, Energienetze Steiermark GmbH
Gregor Taljan received his Electrical engineer diploma and PhD degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2005 and 2009, respectively. In 2007, Gregor was a visiting scholar at the University of Waterloo, Canada and a visiting researcher at the Institute of Electrical Power Systems at the Graz University of Technology in Austria. He is currently with Energienetze Steiermark GmbH, the main Distribution System Operator of the Styria region, Austria, where he is responsible for Asset Management, medium voltage grid planning and connection of renewables to the Grid. Since 2014, Gregor is a senior specialist for Smart Grids and manages in this position several Smart Grid projects. His research interests are in power system operation, control and economics, reliability evaluation of power system, Smart Grids, intelligent Voltage/Var control including the storage systems.