During the last 10 years, Dr Moner-Girona’s research focused on techno-economic studies to analyse policies enhancing the deployment of renewable energy in developing countries. This includes experience at United Nation Environment Programme-UNEP, Joint Research Centre (JRC)-European Commission, and UC Berkeley.
At the United Nation Environment Programme‘s Energy branch, she coordinated several activities to help governments gain a better understanding of the policy and technology requirements associated with renewable energy deployment in China, South Africa and Brazil and solar and wind resource assessments.
In the JRC‘s Institute for Energy, under the framework of the European Photovoltaic Platform, she worked with the design of a policy support scheme for the deployment of renewable energies in off-grid regions and provide direct scientific and technical support to the DG Development and Cooperation of the European Commission.
At the Energy and Resources Group of University of California, Berkeley, as a postdoctoral researcher, she assessed the technological potential of local manufacturing of solar technologies in Africa