Ameresco Hires Energy Storage Leader DeRosa

Energy efficiency and sustainability firm Ameresco announced that Jacqueline DeRosa has joined the company as vice president for energy storage. 

DeRosa’s career spans more than 25-years in energy policy and regulatory reform, energy storage consulting, and commercial project development.

“We are thrilled that Jacquie has joined the Ameresco team,” Michael T. Bakas, Executive Vice President, Ameresco said. “Her market and industry expertise will prove invaluable in assisting Ameresco to continue to lead in shaping the transforming Distributed Energy Resource space, and providing long-term value for our existing and new customers.”

Prior to joining Ameresco, DeRosa was the Vice President for Emerging Technologies at Customized Energy Solutions (CES), where she advised clients on how to value energy storage resources and interpret the changing market rules. Prior to CES, DeRosa worked for the California ISO in the areas of policy and market design. She has also worked on international energy sector restructuring matters for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and in power project development for an independent power producer. She began her career at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

“I have been working to accelerate the integration of new technologies into competitive power markets and I’m eager to focus my expertise and passion to develop clean and sustainable energy projects at Ameresco,” she said. “Energy storage and distributed resources are thrusting the electric power industry into a new paradigm, and it is a tremendous opportunity for me to join such an accomplished organization at this dynamic time in the industry.”

DeRosa serves on the Board of Directors for the national Energy Storage Association (ESA) and has been involved in ESA’s efforts to educate stakeholders about new technologies and promote fair rules for energy storage. She is frequently invited to speak at industry conferences worldwide and has contributed to publications and podcasts concerning the benefits of energy storage technology.     

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