In 2011 Wim Cardinaels joined the EnergyVille team in the role of Project Manager Energy Technology. His main interests are demonstration projects bringing technology, users and business cases together. He was in the lead of the Linear project, a residential demand response pilot with 250 families and 20 research, industrial and government partners working together to investigate technical solutions, business cases and user behavior.
Currently he’s in the lead of SmarThor, the EnergyVille platform for hosting demonstration projects that aim to test new technical concepts in multi-commodity market models.
Prior to joining EnergyVille, Wim Cardinaels was active in engineering and management in the pharmaceutical sector where he gained experience coordinating multi stakeholder projects that brought concepts from prototypes to operations.