Antonio Colmenar Santos

Profesor Titular acreditado a Catedrático 

Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Electrónica, Control, Telemática y Química Aplicada a la Ingeniería
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

C/ Juan del Rosal, 12 - Ciudad Universitaria, s/n - 28040 Madrid - ESPAÑA
Tel. 34-913-987-788, despacho 2.08


ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8543-4550

Researcher ID: L-2282-2017

Scopus Author ID: 54683553100



Resume summary


Teaching experience

Publicaciones Docentes

University textbooks


Scientific and technological experiencie

Publicaciones científicas

Scientific and technological activities

Cursos de formación permanente

Lifelong learning course

RevisLibros, capítulos de libros y

otras publicaciones

Scientific & technical publicationsers


Forty scientific publications (2012-2016)

Recent scientific publications Technical science books Books chapters




Pico turbines, the solution to self-supply energy to the water supply network. A case study in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Energy, Volume 229, 15 August 2021, Pages 1-16 (120653)

David Borge-Diez, Juan-Manuel Godoy-Déniz, África López-Rey, Antonio Colmenar-Santos         FI 2019:  6.082



Economic and environmental benefits of geothermal energy in industrial processes

Renewable Energy, Volume 174, August 2021, Pages 134-146
Elisabet Palomo Torrejón, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Francisco Mur Pérez


         FI 2019:  6.274



Can Eco-routing, Eco-driving and Eco-charging contribute to the European Green Deal? Case Study: The City of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain)

Energy, Volume 228, 1 August 2021, Pages 1-18 (120532)

Pedro Miguel Ortega-Cabezas, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Diez, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró      FI 2019:  6.082



Solar-plus-storage benefits for end-users placed at radial and meshed grids: An economic and resiliency analysis

International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Volume 128, June 2021, 106675 Pages (19)

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Miguel de Simón-Martín, Ana-Esther Rosales, Antonio Colmenar-Santos         FI 2019:  3.588



Techno-economic analysis of a heat and power combination system based on hybrid photovoltaic-fuel cell systems using hydrogen as an energy vector

Energy, Volume 224, 1 Junio 2021, Pages 1-12 (120110)

Sofía Peláez-Peláez, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Clara Pérez-Molina, Ana-Esther Rosales, Enrique Rosales-Asensio        FI 2019:  6.082



Contribution of Driving Efficiency to Vehicle-to-Building

Energies. 11 June 2021; 14 (12), 3483, Pages 1-31
David Borge-Diez, Pedro Miguel Ortega-Cabezas, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró

       FI 2019:  2.702



Reduction of water and energy consumption in the sanitary ware industry by an absorption machine operated with recovered heat

Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 292, 10 April 2021,126049 (18 Pages)

Carlos Cuviella-Suárez, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Diez, África López-Rey         FI 2019:  7.246



Surrogate optimization of coupled energy sources in a desalination microgrid based on solar PV and wind energy

Desalination, Volume 500, 15 March 2021, Pages 1-19

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Ana-Esther Rosales, Antonio Colmenar-Santos         FI 2019:  7.098





Large-scale desalination based on parabolic trough collectors and double-effect absorption heat pumps

Energy Reports, Volume 6, Supplement 6, noviembre de 2020, páginas 207-222 (16)

Antonio Colmenar‐Santos, Andres Leon-Betancor, Ana-María Diez-Suárez, Alberto González-Martínez, Enrique Rosales-Asensio


   FI 2019:  3.595





Contribution of Driving Efficiency and Vehicle-to-Grid to Eco-Design

Energies, 2020; Volume 13 (15), 3997, Pages 1-28
David Borge-Diez, Pedro Miguel Ortega-Cabezas, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró


   FI 2019:  2.702





Thermal desalination potential with parabolic trough collectors and geothermal energy in the Spanish southeast

Applied Energy. Volume 262, 15 Marzo 2020, Pages 1-21

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Elisabet Palomo Torrejón, Francisco Mur Pérez, Enrique Rosales-Asensio   FI 2019:  8.848





Application of rule-based expert systems in hardware-in-the-loop simulation case study: Software and performance validation of an engine electronic control unit

Journal of Software-Evolution and Process, 2020, 32(1), e2223; Pages 1-35

Pedro Miguel Ortega-Cabezas, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Diez, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró


   FI 2019:  1.178





Technical challenges for the optimum penetration of grid-connected photovoltaic systems: Spain as a case study

Renewable Energy, Volume 145, January 2020, Pages 2296-2305

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Ana-Rosa Linares-Mena, Enrique-Luis Molina-Ibáñez, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, David Borge-Diez   FI 2019:  6.274      





Electric vehicle charging strategy to support renewable energy sources in Europe 2050 low-carbon scenario

Energy, Volume 183, 15 September 2019, Pages 61-74

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Antonio-Miguel Muñoz-Gómez, África López-Rey   FI 2019:  6.082




Evaluation of Supply–Demand Adaptation of Photovoltaic–Wind Hybrid Plants Integrated intoan Urban Environment

Energies, 2019; Volume 12 (9), 1780, Pages 1-24
África López-Rey, Severo Campíñez-Romero, Rosario Gil Ortego, Antonio Colmenar-Santos


   FI 2019:  2.702




Microgrids with energy storage systems as a means to Increase power resilience: An application to office Buildings

Energy, Volume 172, 1 April 2019, Pages 1005-1015

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Miguel de Simón-Martín, David Borge-Diez, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró,  Antonio Colmenar-Santos   FI 2019:  6.082





An expert judgement approach to determine measures to remove institutional barriers and economic non-market failures that restrict photovoltaic self-consumption deployment in Spain

Solar Energy, Volume 180, 1 March 2019, Pages 307-323

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Miguel de Simón-Martín,  David Borge-Diez, Ana Pérez-Hoyos, Antonio Colmenar-Santos


    FI 2019: 4.608





Heat recovery in sanitary-ware industry applied to water and energy saving by multi-effect distillation

Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 213, 10 March 2019, Pages 1322-1336

Carlos Cuviella-Suárez, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Diez, África López-Rey   FI 2019: 7.246




Optimized design method for storage systems in photovoltaic plants with delivery limitation

Solar Energy, Volume 180, 1 March 2019, Pages 468-488

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Mario Monteagudo-Mencucci, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Miguel de Simón-Martín, Clara Pérez-Molina


   FI 2019: 4.608




Review of wind energy technology and associated market and economic conditions in Spain

Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volumen 101, March 2019, Pages 415-427

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, David Borge-Diez, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró, Ana Pérez-Hoyos, Antonio Colmenar-Santos    FI 2019: 12.110   





Reduction of water cost for an existing wind-energy-based desalination scheme: A preliminary configuration

Energy, Volume 167, 15 January 2019, Pages 548-560

Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Ana Pérez-Hoyos, David Borge-Diez, Antonio Colmenar-Santos     FI 2019:  6.082





Measures to remove Geothermal Energy barriers in the European Union

Energies, 2018; Volume 11, 3202, Pages 1-29
Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Elisabet Palomo-Torrejón, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, David Borge-Diez


   FI 2018:  2.707





Management tool to optimize energy and water consumption in the sanitary-ware industry

Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 197, Part 1, 1 October 2018, Pages 280-296

Carlos Cuviella-Suárez, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Borge-Diez, África López-Rey    FI 2018:  6.395





Technical approach for the inclusion of superconducting magnetic energy storage in a smart city

Energy, Volume 158, 1 September 2018, Pages 1080-1091

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Enrique-Luis Molina-Ibáñez, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, África López-Rey    FI 2018:  5.537





Technological improvements in energetic efficiency and sustainability in existing combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants

Applied Energy,  Volume 223, 1 Agosto 2018, Pages 30-51

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, David Gómez-Camazón, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró    FI 2018:  8.426





Simulation of modeling of multi-megawatt photolvoltaic plants with high voltage direct current grid integration

Solar Energy, Volume 166, 15 mayo 2018, Pages 28-41

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Tomás Guinduláin-Argandoña, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Enrique-Luis Molina-Ibáñez, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró   FI 2018:  4.674





A hydrogen refuelling stations infrastructure deployment for cities supported on fuel cell taxi roll-out

Energy, Volumen 148, 1 Abril 2018, Pages 1018-1031

Severo Campíñez-Romero, Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Clara Pérez-Molina, Francisco Mur-Pérez     FI 2018:  5.537





Legislative and economic aspects for the inclusion of energy reserve by a superconducting magnetic energy storage: Application to the case of the Spanish electrical system

Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volumen 82, Parte 3, Febrero 2018, Pages 2455-2470

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Enrique-Luís Molina, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, Jorge-Juan Blanes-Peiró   FI 2018: 10.556





Estimating the benefits of vehicle-to-home in islands: The case of the Canary Islands

Energy, Volumen 134, September 2017, Pages 311-322

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Carlos de Palacio, Enrique Rosales-Asensio, David Borge-Diez   FI 2017:  4.968





Impact assessment of electric vehicles on islands grids: A case study for Tenerife (Spain)

Energy, Volumen 120, February 2017, Pages 385-396

Antonio Colmenar-Santos, Ana-Rosa Linares-Mena, David Borge-Diez, Carlos-Quinto Domingo-Alemany   FI 2017:  4.968