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About the speaker

Ashkan Nassiri

Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Ashkan is Manager of Strategic Initiatives at Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).He oversees the team managing the Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study (LA100) with National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); with the goal of determining various pathways and associated investments necessary to achieve a 100% Renewable Energy portfolio for the City of Los Angeles. He also leads the Energy Storage and New Technologies team responsible to assess and evaluate emerging energy storage technologies best suited to achieve the 100% Renewable Energy goal. Previously, he held various positions in design and engineering of high voltage AC & DC bulk power system, engineering management, and project management.Prior to joining the energy sector, he worked in Silicon Valley as a CAD software developer. Ashkan received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from UCLA and MBA in entrepreneurship and finance from Marshall School of Business at USC.

Breakout Session:
Beyond Li-On: Renewable Fuels as Storage, Thursday August 27, 3:45pm-4:45pm