Enel and Polimi master’s to train the electricity grid professionals of the future

Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020

“With the collaboration of the Politecnico di Milano we aim to generate skills in line with the future of the energy sector. The international course dedicated to Smart Grids is an absolute first and is in line with the commitment of the Enel Group to promote training programs consistent with the needs of the energy transition. We are looking for young people willing to get involved to become the protagonists of the transformation of networks into technologically advanced infrastructures supported by digital platforms towards a decarbonized economy. The spread of smart grids will allow the growing integration of renewable energy and the electrification of consumption, enabling the economic and sustainable development of communities.”

– Antonio Cammisecra, Director of Enel's Global Infrastructure and Networks unit

Through the Global Infrastructures and Networks unit, Enel is one of the main Smart Grids operators in the world, with over 45 million smart meters, starting with Italy where around 32 million latest generation digital meters are being replaced, enabling an increasingly active role of consumers. The Group manages over two million kilometers of power lines in eight countries and has always been recognized as a leader in innovation and digitalization in this sector. Projects already implemented or being designed at national and international level will be the subject of the Master's study, which will focus on innovation and on technical and economic aspects.

The program, open to students of all nationalities, includes theoretical lessons and experimental training in the laboratory with 330 hours of frontal teaching dedicated to the energy context, the specificities and implementation of Smart Grids, with a technical focus on Health & Safety, with 100 hours of laboratories and 210 hours of project work in the company.

Registration for the Master Smart Grids is open until January 6th, 2021 through the website www.masterenel-smartgrids.polimi.it