to support the transition to a decentralized, efficient, and sustainable energy system with citizens and local communities at its core.
ELECTRA energy is a certified social cooperative (registered under L4430/2016).
It was founded in 2016 and is based in Athens, Greece.
together with citizens, local communities, municipalities, and academic institutions. We also work very closely with national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Miriam Rodriguez Ruiz
Senior project manager
Miriam Rodriguez-Ruiz is an Industrial Engineer with studies at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Miriam lived in Greece from 1997 until 2019 working in the energy sector, having worked for CRES (Centre of Renewables Energy Sources), for NTUA (National Technical University of Athens). Between 1999 and 2007 she worked as business director for Gamesa Group and Rokas Iberdrola. She is member of the Hellenic Wind Energy Association and board member at the Hellenic Spanish Chamber of Commerce. Recently living in Madrid.
Renewable energy project manager
Ignacio holds a Master on Renewable Energy and Bio-energy and an BSc on Forestry Engineering in the Polytechnic School of Huelva (Spain) . He came in Greece in 2012 as an inter student for the AUA (Agricultural University of Athens). Since 2012 he specialised developing renewable energy investments in the biomass and agricultural sector. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked as a EU grants consultant and exportations manager for renewable energy equipments. Since 2016 and while entrepreneuring with Electra, he also works as energy expert for Greenpeace headquarters in Greece.
Dimitris Kitsikopoulos, Bsc, Msc
Dimitris holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Information Technology for Manufacturing (ITM).
He has been working in the private sector with construction and commercial companies for 9 years. Since 2010 he is active in community projects, social innovation initiatives and he has been working with several organizations and NGOs on the development of the cooperative movement in Greece, with a special focus on the development of community energy.
Victoria Ziridou holds a BSc in Planning and Regional Development from the University of Thessaly in Volos and a MSc in International and European Economics from Athens University of Economics and Business. She is a member of Greek Technical Chamber since 2004 and works in Energy Sector since 2005.
She has been a member of several research programs and studies in the Laboratory for Evaluation of Development Policies and Programs in the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly.
In 2005 she has started working in Terna Energy and in 2007 she joined the Wind Business Development Department in Rokas Renewables, an Iberdrola Company.