Tony joined Customized Energy Solutions in mid-2019 after 11 years at the New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Tony’s expertise is how emerging technologies, especially energy storage, navigate the growing regulatory, market and technical complexity of the electrical grid as it transitions to low-carbon resources. He had managed various innovative energy storage, demand response, smart grid, and smart building projects, including a collaboration with NYISO that enabled more sophisticated demand response to provide dispatchable Spinning Reserves. He also worked with the New York utilities as they made investments in system modeling, automated grid controls and DER integration capabilities. Tony holds a BS in mechanical engineering and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has worked in industrial automation, independent power production, construction management software and was an enterprise technology industry analyst for Wall Street.