Tamás Borbáth

Tamás Borbáth


KU Leuven



I’m Tamas Borbath, a PhD researcher at KU Leuven’s Electrical Energy Systems and Applications (ELECTA) group and part of the EnergyVille research center in Belgium. With a rich background from roles at GE Digital and ENTSO-E, my research interests lie in power engineering, decision support systems, optimization tools, market and economic studies, and resource adequacy. Beyond my academic pursuits, I channel my energy into triathlons and marathons. Explore more about my ongoing work and publications here.

  • Resource Adequacy
  • Power System Economics
  • Decision Support Systems
  • International Power Systems
  • PhD in Resource Adequacy, 2024 (Expected)

    KU Leuven

  • MEng in Renewable Energy Sources, 2016

    Politehnica University of Bucharest

  • BEng in Power Engineering (Hydropower), 2014

    Politehnica University of Bucharest

Recent News

Archived news

🏃‍♂️ [26.11.23] I am running in the Florence Marathon.

📰 [21.11.22] Our article titled Appropriate transmission grid representation for European resource adequacy assessments has been published in Applied Energy.

🍂 [06.10.23] I am attending the Loyola Autumn Research School (LARS) in Florence, Italy, organized by the Florence School of Regulation (FSR).

🏃‍♂️ [24.09.23] I am running in the Berlin Marathon.

🔋 [06.06.23] I am participating in the European Energy Market Conference held in Lappeenranta, Finland, with my work on Marginal Value of Transmission Network Expansion for Resource Adequacy.


KU Leuven and EnergyVille
PhD Researcher
September 2019 – Present Leuven, BE
I am researching the Grid Aspects of Power System Adequacy at the Electrical Energy & Computer Architectures (ELECTA) research group of KU Leuven and the Decision Support for Grid Operators team of Energyville.
ENTSO-E Digital Section
Application Lead
July 2018 – August 2019 Brussels, BE
I coordinated the operation and development of shared big data platforms for market and statistical data of European power system actors.
GE Digital Energy
Subject Matter Expert (multiple positions)
November 2014 – July 2018 Bucharest, RO & Redmond, WA
I specialized in data-intensive digital solutions for power system operators. Worked with 20+ utilities from 5 continents and contributed code and design to GE’s Advanced EMS Platform and Network Model Manager.

Recent Publications

(2023). Marginal Value of Transmission Network Expansion for Resource Adequacy. EEM 2023 (Lappeenranta, Finland).

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(2023). Dynamic Rating of HVDC Interconnectors. ACDC 2023 (Glasgow, UK).

Cite DOI IEEE Xplore IET Digital Library

(2022). Model-based Approaches to Demand Curtailment Allocation. EEM 2022, (Ljubljana, Slovenia).

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(2021). The Impact of Cross-Border Transmission Constraints on Resource Adequacy Assessment. PowerTech 2021 (Madrid, Spain).

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