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Anke Brems

Anke Brems

Anke Brems started at DNV GL working on a large roadmap project for the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, designing 2050 decarbonisation roadmaps for energy-intensive industry. She holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and ...

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Anna Marsh

Anna Marsh

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Benjamin Roubique

Benjamin Roubique

Benjamin Roubique, PE has over twelve (12) years of experience in transmission operations & transmission planning in both the regulated utility environment and deregulated energy markets in the U.S including power system planning, operations plan ...

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Blake Herrschaft

Blake Herrschaft

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DNV GL - Energy

DNV GL - Energy

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Bradley Campbell

Bradley Campbell

Bradley Campbell has been involved with program evaluation for state specific programs across the country, national and multi-state programs, and internationally. In addition to focusing on survey and interview management, project management, and pro ...

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Bryan Russell

Bryan Russell

Bryan Russell works for DNV GL and is the Marketing Manager for DTE Energy’s Energy Efficiency Program for Business, working out of our office in Detroit Michigan. Mr. Russell has been working on this program sinc ...

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Carl Sixtensson

Carl Sixtensson

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Caroline Brun Ellesfen

Caroline Brun Ellesfen

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Caroline Kamerbeek

Caroline Kamerbeek

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Chris Beskid

Chris Beskid

Chris Beskid is based in DNV GL’s Helena, Montana, office. With DNV GL since 2007, he currently manages the San Diego Gas & Electric Residential Mail-out survey program, performs quality control of residential ...

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Chris Valle

Chris Valle

Chris Valle is the Head of Department for Commercial Programs at DNV GL. ...

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Christian Hewicker

Christian Hewicker

Christian Hewicker is an expert focusing on the design of liberalised energy markets, with particular emphasis on the interrelation between technical and commercial functions. He combines experience in the areas of market design, regulation, netw ...

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Christina Robichaud

Christina Robichaud

Christina Robichaud is a Consultant for DNV GL, working with data management, analytics, and programming for energy efficiency program tracking data. ...

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Christoph Frei

Christoph Frei

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Christopher Dyson

Christopher Dyson

Christopher Dyson is a Senior Consultant with DNV GL with over 15 years experience evaluating a wide variety of energy efficiency and demand response programs. He has particular expertise in process evaluations of all program types and net-to-gro ...

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Claude Godin

Claude Godin

Claude Godin is the director of energy data analytics at DNV GL. In this role, Mr. Godin is responsible for the design and development of DNV GL’s energy data analytics product and service offerings in the Americas. ...

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Clay Tutaj

Clay Tutaj

Clay Tutaj is a senior consultant at DNV GL.  To join Mr. Tutaj’s professional network on LinkedIn, click  ...

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Cole Harrington

Cole Harrington

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Cong Minh Nguyen

Cong Minh Nguyen

Cong Minh Nguyen is a Consultant for Project Engineering at DNV GL. ...

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Cory Arce Gessert

Cory Arce Gessert

Cory Arce Gessert has six years’ experience as a project manager in the renewable energy industry. She currently works in wind engineering and due diligence services in Seattle, Washington, after having spent time ...

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Craig Collier

Craig Collier

Craig Collier is the Regional Practice Manager for our Forecasting tool at DNV GL. ...

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Curt Puckett

Curt Puckett

Curt Puckett is Head of Department for Client Care at DNV GL.  Curt has worked for over 30 years in the utility industry. Curt spent his early career with Consumers Energy in the areas of load research and energy effi ...

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Dan Feng

Dan Feng

Dan Feng is a Senior Consultant for DNV GL. ...

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Davion Hill

Davion Hill

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DNV GL

DNV GL

About DNV GL Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance a ...

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Don McDonnell

Don McDonnell

Don McDonnell is CEO of McDonnell Group, Inc. the leading integrated research and marketing agency for the energy industry, which he co-founded in 2005. Don is a frequent writer and public speaker at events including DistribuTECH. He actively partici ...

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Dr Sanjay C Kuttan

Dr Sanjay C Kuttan

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Ellen Crivella

Ellen Crivella

Ellen Crivella has over 9 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, and leads the North American Environmental and Permitting Services Team in the preparation of development activities including the siting and licensing of renewable ...

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Erik Dugstad

Erik Dugstad

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Ervin Bossanyi

Ervin Bossanyi

Ervin Bossanyi is a Senior Principal Researcher for Renewables at DNV GL. ...

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Eugene Kong

Eugene Kong

Mr. Eugene C. Kong, P.E. is a Principal Consultant for DNV GL and a graduate of California Polytechnic State University.  Mr. Kong is a technical systems architect professional focused on applying new technology to the utility sector. His Expert ...

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Fabio Pollicino

Fabio Pollicino

Fabio Pollicino is the Director and Service Line Leader for Project Certification and Accreditation at DNV GL. ...

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Francesco Vanni

Francesco Vanni

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Gemma Daron

Gemma Daron

Gemma Daron is a Senior Engineer of Renewable Energy Analytics for DNV GL. ...

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Geoff Barker

Geoff Barker

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Giuseppe Ferraro

Giuseppe Ferraro

Giuseppe Ferraro is a Turbine Engineering Key Value Proposition Leader at DNV GL. ...

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Gomathi Sadhasivan

Gomathi Sadhasivan

Gomathi Sadhasivan has over 17 years of consulting experience with skills in market research and advanced analytics that have been deployed on projects focused on brand equity, customer satisfaction, market potentia ...

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Gregory Felder

Gregory Felder

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Ian Prowell

Ian Prowell

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Jamie Daggett

Jamie Daggett

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Jarred Metoyer

Jarred Metoyer

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Jason Goodhand

Jason Goodhand

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Jasper Lemmens

Jasper Lemmens

Jasper Lemmens has master's degrees in Applied Physics and in Business Administration. Within DNV GL Jasper combines his technical and business knowledge in consulting activities. He is specialized in the fields of renewable energy generation wit ...

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Jennifer McWilliams

Jennifer McWilliams

Jennifer McWilliams is a Senior Engineer for Program Development and Implementation at DNV GL. ...

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Guest Author - Jesse Berst,

Guest Author - Jesse Berst,

Guest Author – Jesse Berst, Smart Grid News — Jesse Berst is the founding editor of Smart Grid News—the sector’s oldest, largest, and highest-ranked spe ...

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John Greco

John Greco

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John Landry

John Landry

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Jonathan Flinn

Jonathan Flinn

Jonathan Flinn has been at the forefront of DNV GL’s efforts in assessing impacts of high penetrations of PV generation on distribution systems for the past 3 years. He has helped to develop the proactive methodology with HECO which allows tech ...

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Jordan Daniels

Jordan Daniels

Jordan Daniels is a senior consultant with DNV GL. He has been a LEED® Accredited Professional since 2005, and has over 14 years of experience in the built environment.  Jordan has extensive experience managing LEED projects, includi ...

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Joseph Lopes

Joseph Lopes

Joseph S. Lopes is a senior principal consultant for DNV GL, with over 35 years of technical and management experience and expertise in mathematics, statistics, load modeling, and data analysis. He has an extensive background in ...

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Karen Germain

Karen Germain

Karen Germain is a Business Direction Principal with Program Development and Implementation (PDI), DNV GL Energy Services USA Inc. She leads the Outreach strategy for PDI’s energy efficiency program implementation teams. Ms. Germain was previously ...

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Karen McGinley

Karen McGinley

Karen McGinley is a senior engineer at DNV GL with over 9 years of experience helping commercial customers to save energy.  She has run numerous workshops for customers and contractors and gives presentations promoting energy efficiency throu ...

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Kayla Leary

Kayla Leary

Kayla Leary is a marketing and communications advisor for DNV GL's Energy Advisory Division. To join her professional network on LinkedIn, click here. ...

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Ken Elser

Ken Elser

Ken Elser is Head of Department, Project Financing and M&A for DNV GL. ...

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Ken Agnew

Ken Agnew

Ken Agnew is a principal economic consultant for DNV GL.  To join Mr. Agnew’s professional network on LinkedIn, click here. ...

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Kenneth Weiland

Kenneth Weiland

Kenneth Weiland currently a senior consultant for DNV GL’s Program Development and Implementation Service Line, and member of the Business Metrics team. This includes responsibility for quality control, business metrics, quality control reviews, s ...

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Kevin Brock

Kevin Brock

Kevin Brock is a Senior Engineer for Program Development and Implementation at DNV GL. ...

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Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones is a Senior Consultant in DNV GL’s Software Consultancy – Asset Optimization practice. Mr. Jones has more than 25 years’ experience in electric distribution modeling, distribution analysis software (Synergi Electric) and related ...

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Kimberly Mortstock

Kimberly Mortstock

Kimberly Comstock joined DNV GL in 2007 and has six years of experience in wind energy analysis. In her role as Senior Engineer, she contributes to technical development and provides quality reviews for staff providing preliminary and financeabl ...

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Dr. Kimberly Peters

Dr. Kimberly Peters

Kimberly Peters is a Senior Biologist for DNV GL. ...

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Kristina Kelly

Kristina Kelly

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Leo Sommaripa

Leo Sommaripa

Leo Sommaripa, PE, is an energy consultant with DNV GL, where he provides strategic analysis of technology and policy issues with a focus on clean energy, environment, and climate change. He has analyzed, planned, and implemented the introductio ...

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Lizzie Steele

Lizzie Steele

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Lorin Molander

Lorin Molander

Lorin Molander, formerly a senior consultant in DNV GL’s Policy, Advisory, and Research team, had been working at DNV GL since 2010 and has twenty years of energy research and analysis experience. In her former position, Ms. Molander managed and pe ...

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Lucy Craig

Lucy Craig

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Luisa Freeman

Luisa Freeman

Luisa Freeman, MSc. Economic Geography, BA Economics has more than 25 years of experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy technology and distributed generation program planning and eval ...

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Marc Achterkamp

Marc Achterkamp

Marc Achterkamp is Head of Section for Testing Meter, Protection & Substation Automation Equipment for DNV GL. ...

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Marie-Anne Cowan

Marie-Anne Cowan

Marie-Anne Cowan is a Senior Engineer of Renewable Energy Analytics at DN V GL. ...

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Mark Irvine

Mark Irvine

Mark Irvine is a Communications Manager for DNV GL. ...

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Martijn Duvoort

Martijn Duvoort

Martijn Duvoort is responsible for DNV GL's strategic services in the Benelux area. His Markets & Regulations section is specialized in assessing the functioning of energy markets and the position of individual players in their market environment ...

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MaryAnn Sheehan

MaryAnn Sheehan

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Mathias Steck

Mathias Steck

Mathias Steck (老马) is Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Energy & Renewables Advisory, at DNV GL. Before the merger of DNV and Germanischer Lloyd in September 2013 Mathias was the Regional Manager ...

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Matt Freeman

Matt Freeman

Matt Freeman is a Chartered Engineer and is responsible for DNV GL’s smart metering activities in the UK and Ireland. In the UK, he follows the DECC programme closely and has been exploring technical assurance and risk management approaches that wi ...

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Matthew Rogers

Matthew Rogers

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Mehriar Aghazadeh Tabrizi

Mehriar Aghazadeh Tabrizi

Mehriar Aghazadeh Tabrizi, PhD, is a lead consultant in the Power System Planning (PSP) Group in DNV GL. He has significant experience in conducting power system stability studies, grid code compliance assessment, generation/transmission plannin ...

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Michael Sutton

Michael Sutton

Michael Sutton is the Country Manager for Ireland at DNV GL. ...

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Miriam Goldberg

Miriam Goldberg

Miriam Goldberg is Executive Strategy Advisor for DNV GL’s Policy Advisory and Research Group. She focuses on understanding and influencing customers’ energy-using patterns and practices, from the individual premise to the market level. She is a ...

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Mitch Rosenberg

Mitch Rosenberg

Mitch Rosenberg is Head of Section, Business Planning, in DNV GL's Sustainable Energy Use Division. ...

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Mohamed Kassamali

Mohamed Kassamali

Mohamed Kassamali is an Energy Engineer for DNV GL. ...

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Mohammed Atif

Mohammed Atif

Mohammed Atif is an energy economist with a strong background in electricity, gas and water advising on infrastructure development, business processes and strategic planning and specialized regulatory issues. He is currently the Regional Manager ...

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Nick Brod

Nick Brod

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Nick Warner

Nick Warner

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Nicolas Renon

Nicolas Renon

Nicolas Renon is the EVP and Regional Manager Asia Pacific for DNV GL – Energy. In his current role, Nicolas is driving the development of the APAC team and the value propositions to customers and stakeholders of the Power & Renewables ecosyste ...

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Noel Stevens

Noel Stevens

Noel Stevens is a senior consultant at DNV GL with over 15 years of experience in energy evaluation, market characterization, demand forecasting, and primary research across a range of industries that ...

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Paul Noble

Paul Noble

Paul Noble is a Principal Consultant in DNV GL’s UK Sustainable Energy Use team. He has a background of working with government and industry on energy strategies, roadmaps and energy efficiency projects. Paul has over 20 years of experience of lead ...

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Peter Brun

Peter Brun

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Peter Frohboese

Peter Frohboese

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Peter Vaessen

Peter Vaessen

Peter Vaessen received a cum laude MSc degree in electrical power engineering from Eindhoven Technical University, the Netherlands in 1985. The same year he joined KEMA (now DNV GL). In his 28 year c ...

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Prajeev Rasiah

Prajeev Rasiah

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Raymond Gilby

Raymond Gilby

  Raymond Gilby is the team leader of DNV GL’s Regulatory Compliance Group and has over 35 years of utility experience. Since 2007, Ray has been assisting generation, transmission, and distribution entities with:   ...

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Rene Smeets

Rene Smeets

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Renzo Ruisi

Renzo Ruisi

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Richard Crowley

Richard Crowley

Richard Crowley is a consultant for DNV GL in the Policy, Advisory and Research group.  He has considerable industry experience with the extraction, structuring, and analyzing of energy industry data as well as market research survey design and ...

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Richard Gledhill

Richard Gledhill

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Richard Snow

Richard Snow

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Rich Barnes

Rich Barnes

Richard S. Barnes is DNV GL’s executive vice president and business unit manager for sustainable energy use. He provides leadership for about 500 employees that offer industry-leading advisory, research, and implementation services in energy effici ...

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Robert Rawlinson-Smith

Robert Rawlinson-Smith

Robert Rawlinson-Smith joined GL Garrad Hassan (now DNV GL) in 1991 following completion of his PhD in Wind Turbine Aerodynamics. A Chartered Engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in the renewable energy s ...

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Samuel Harms

Samuel Harms

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Sarah Moe

Sarah Moe

Sarah Moe is a Senior Consultant for DNV GL's Sustainable Buildings and Communities team. ...

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Shawn Bodmann

Shawn Bodmann

Dr. Shawn Bodmann is a consultant at DNV GL and helps clients understand how energy efficiency programs produce savings by changing customers’ attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors. In recent work, Dr. Bodmann has ...

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Shawn Intorcio

Shawn Intorcio

Shawn Intorcio has over 20 years of experience in energy efficiency, load forecasting, fuel price forecasting and integrated resource planning. She has worked with electric and gas utility clients throughout North American and E ...

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Sophie Chirez

Sophie Chirez

Sophie Chirez holds a M.Sc Engineering, specialized in Electro-Mechanical. She spent 13 years working for the Royal Dutch Shell Company (Dowstream operations) with experience mainly in sales/planning operations & marketing. She was managing t ...

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Stanley Mueller

Stanley Mueller

Stanley Mueller is based in the DNV GL Anaheim, California, office and has been with DNV GL since 2005.  He currently supervises field energy and water conservation staff for Anaheim Public Utilities, Burbank Water & Power, and Southern Cal ...

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Stefan Soderberg

Stefan Soderberg

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Stefanie Bourne

Stefanie Bourne

Stefanie Bourne is a senior consultant in the Renewable Energy Services (RES) group and has worked for DNV GL for four years. Stefanie works primarily in the energy analysis group based in Seattle, WA, which focuses ...

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Steve Baab

Steve Baab

Before coming to DNV GL in 2015, Steve was the ComEd C&I portfolio manager from the initial launch in 2008 to a $100m program that offers a wide spectrum of customer solutions in both energy systems and market segments, saving customers over 800 ...

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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Steve Jones serves as Head of Department for DNV GL Renewables in the Americas. He is passionate about renewable energy and happy to be leading a great team making a difference for our clients. He has over 20 years ...

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Stuart Bright

Stuart Bright

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Susan Regan

Susan Regan

Susan Regan joined DNV GL in 2012 as a marketing professional on the national marketing team for Sustainable Use Services. In this position, she helps both internal and external clients around the U.S. promote their ...

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Tamara Kuiken

Tamara Kuiken

Tamara Kuiken is a principal engineering consultant at DNV GL. She provides support for DNV GL’s Sustainable Use research projects, including impact evaluations, process evaluations, market research, and potential studies. Kuiken has successfu ...

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Thomas Leonard

Thomas Leonard

Thomas Leonard is a consultant and project manager for DNV GL Energy. He is a Senior Consultant within the Markets and Policy Development Team in London, specialising in conventional and renewable power generation. He has more than eight years of ...

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Thomas Ledyard

Thomas Ledyard

Thomas Ledyard is a Senior Principal Consultant for DNV GL in the Policy, Advisory, and Research group. He has been performing consulting services for the utility industry for 20 years, including market research acti ...

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Tim Townsend

Tim Townsend

Tim Townsend is a principal engineer in the Engineering and Technology division of DNV GL. He received his B.S. in thermal & environmental engineering from Southern Illinois Univ.-Carbondale and his M.S. in mechanical engineering from the Univ. ...

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Valeria Banús

Valeria Banús

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Valerie Bryan

Valerie Bryan

Valerie Bryan joined the Company 2008 and is a LEED™ Accredited Professional and Senior Sustainability Manager with DNV GL Energy’s Sustainable Buildings and Communities. She specializes in the implementation of energy efficiency and sustaina ...

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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson

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Victoria Richardson

Victoria Richardson

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Viktorija Namavira

Viktorija Namavira

Viktorija Namavira is an energy consultant within DNV GL's Energy Division. Viktorija has significant experience in the development of policy strategy, project management and client requirement identification, carrying out stakeholder engagements ...

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Wendy Ayers

Wendy Ayers

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Wendy Tobiasson

Wendy Tobiasson

Wendy Tobiasson is the Americas Country Manager for Program Development and Implementation at DNV GL.  To join Ms. Tobiasson’s professional network on LinkedIn, click  ...

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Wesley Whited

Wesley Whited

Wesley Whited is a Senior Consultant for Advanced Lighting & Controls at DNV GL. Mr. Whited has seven years’ experience in the commercial lighting market ranging from project management to sales. Mr. Whited is a graduate of West Virginia Univer ...

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Wessel Bakker

Wessel Bakker

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Yuri Yankovski

Yuri Yankovski

Yuri Yankovski is an experienced network, network management, and cyber security professional. He holds an M.S. in Systems Engineering from the National Technical University of the Ukraine, and spent over twenty years designing, deploying, and op ...

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