Energy Development and Storage Leader Jacqueline DeRosa Joins Ameresco

07 Jan 2019

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energycompany, announced that Jacqueline DeRosa has joined Ameresco as Vice President, Energy Storage. Ms. DeRosa’s career spans more than 25-years in energy policy and regulatory reform, energy storage consulting, and commercial project development.

Michael T. Bakas, Executive Vice President, Ameresco said, “We are thrilled that Jacquie has joined the Ameresco team. 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, Ms. 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, Ms. 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. 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,” stated Jacqueline DeRosa.

Jacqueline 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 has fostered the growth of the advanced energy storage industry by supporting the US Department of Energy’s smart grid and energy storage pilot project programs. She was a lead consultant and spokesperson for the “State of Charge” report for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which quantified the system benefits of energy storage, and offered policy and programmatic recommendations. Ms. DeRosa 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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