Simon Pezzutto

Simon Pezzutto

Simon Pezzutto

Senior Researcher
Institute for Renewable Energy

T +39 0471 055 622


  • Team lead
  • Project coordination 
  • Project management
  • Energy economics
  • Circular economy
  • Heating and cooling
  • R&D funding

Short bio

Simon Pezzutto completed his doctoral project (PhD in Engineering) at the University of Natural Resources & Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU Vienna). He also spent his PhD outgoing period at the European School of Economics in Madrid, where he obtained a Degree in International Marketing. Previously, he got a Master in Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. - equivalent in Italy to Ingegneria per l´ambiente e il territorio) and a Bachelor degree in Environment and Bio-Resources Management at BOKU Vienna. He has deep experience in project management acquired by leading various WPs and tasks (e.g. HEU MODERATE, H2020 project HotMaps, EnerMaps, BuiltHub, Tender ENER/C1/2018-493 – Renewable Cooling under the Revised Renewable Energy Directive, and Tender ENER/2020/OP/0019 – Pathways for Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling, etc.). He is working at EURAC since 2010 where he contributed/is contributing to the implementation of technical and economic analyses as WP/Task leader within various international projects, mainly HEU, H2020, FP7 and IEA projects (e.g. IEA HPP ANNEX 34, FP7 SINFONIA, Interreg Alpine Space GRETA, as well various H2020 projects/tenders mentioned above). Moreover, he is coordinating the EU LIFE-CET CoolLIFE project. Since 2022 he leads a Team on Energy Economics.



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