Simon Tot is a Assistant Director of the Strategic Innovation Department at ELES. He has more than 37 years of experience in the energy sector. He previously worked in generations of electricity in the thermal and hydropower plants field. His main activities were the optimization of hydro and thermal generation and the provision of ancillary services.
He has been employed at ELES for the last six years. Its main tasks are the development of smart grids with an emphasis on the controllability of the grid with increasing flexibility of active and reactive power, increasing power flows, and flow control in the Slovenian transmission network to prepare it for the new challenges concerning the inclusion of increased amounts of dispersed renewable energy sources and new loads, such as batteries, heating pumps, e-mobility, etc.