Ignacio Urbasos Arbeloa is a Research Assistant in the Energy and Climate Programme at the Elcano Royal Institute. He holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Navarra and a master’s degree in International Energy from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. He was part of the Energy and Climate Centre at the Institut Français de Relations Internationales (IFRI) where he developed his research on the investment strategies in the European electricity sector and energy policy in Latin America.
Research areas: geopolitics of renewable hydrogen; major challenges and opportunities in the decarbonisation of the electricity system; industrial energy transition; Mediterranean and Latin American energy space.
- Security in the supply chain of critical minerals in the wind industry, Club Español de la Energía, June 2021.
- The EU’s Renewables Expansion Challenge Towards 2030: Mobilizing for a Mission Almost Impossible (Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega and Carole Mathieu), Institute Français de Relations Internacionales, May 2022.
- Energy transition and trans-Mediterranean hub: Morocco aspires to be a regional power, Spain-Morocco: Geostrategic Awareness, University of Navarra, January 2022.