Dr. Mario Mañana Canteli received his Ph.D. from the University of Cantabria (UC), Santander, Spain, in 2000. Since 1998, he has been with the UC Electrical Engineering Department as a researcher and faculty member. He has authored/coauthored more than 100 papers in journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests are in Renewable Energy, Electrical Machines and Power Systems which includes wind, PV and hybrid systems, power quality and power system simulation. Dr. Mañana is Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology and a member of the IEEE. Since March 2005 he has also been Head of Department.