Naomi Etzion

Head of Power System Dynamics Dept., Noga - Israel ISO (Independent System Operator), Israel

Naomi Etzion works in the Planning and Development division at NOGA – the Israeli Independent System Operator company. She worked at Israel Electric Corporation for more than 30 years, until NOGA was established by the Israeli government in 2020. Her fields of expertise are power system dynamics and transient phenomena studies, power system survivability, and increasing power system efficiency under system development constraints. In this role she also analyzes system resilience after multiple component outages that can cause extensive regional blackouts, using advanced computational methods. 
Etzion is involved in preparing the Israeli system for the massive absorption of renewable energy projects. In this context, she is in charge of the dynamic studies regarding the influence of new generation units and defines the requirements that will ensure the continuity and survivability of the future electric supply. By leading the resilience team in the planning division, she is responsible for planning the electric system such it will withstand diverse events that can widely affect it. Naomi Etzion holds both a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, both from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.