Featured Session: Resilient Power: Diversifying and Decentralizing with Storage


Neil Bradshaw
Sungrow, Senior Technical Manager

Neil Bradshaw works at Sungrow as a Senior Technical Sales Manager. Neil spent his career in the power electronics and energy storage business. He has been an energy storage hardware product manager at Enel X. He worked at Princeton Power systems as a Senior Applications Engineer where he launched their first ESS turkey product. Neil also held various technical roles in GreenSparks Solar and MLT Drives earlier in his career where he worked on designs for microgrids and storage inverters. Neil has commissioned energy storage systems in Africa, Europe and the USA. He has a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Cape Town University, South Africa. He is located in WA and enjoys open water swimming.

Jacqueline DeRosa
Ameresco, Vice President of Energy Storage

As Vice President of Energy Storage, Jacqueline is strategically driving energy storage project development opportunities for Ameresco, a leader in the distributed energy space. Jacqueline is on the Executive Board of the U.S. Energy Storage Association. Prior to joining Ameresco, Jacqueline was Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Customized Energy Solutions. During her tenure, CES was recognized by ESA with the Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement award. Jacqueline has over 25 years of experience in the electric power industry. She worked for the California ISO in the areas of policy and market design. She also worked for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on international power sector restructuring efforts. She has earlier career experience working for an independent power project developer, and she began her career at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Jacquie has a B.A. from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from George Washington University.

Catherine Morehouse
Utility Dive, Reporter

Catherine is a reporter at Utility Dive, where she primarily covers federal energy policy and agencies. Her coverage of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was nominated this year for a regional business reporting award, and in 2020 she won national and regional reporting awards for her coverage of the power sector. Previously, she was an associate editor at Utility Dive, covering state policy. Catherine graduated from Creighton University in 2018 with a B.A. in political science and journalism, and before Utility Dive was editor-in-chief and news editor of the school’s paper.

Vineet Shah
Honeywell, Director, Global Business Development & Strategic Partnerships

Vineet has more than 12 years of experience in energy sector. He has worked in various capacities at major multinational corporations, from being a plant operator for a 4.6GW thermal power plant to business development leader for technology companies selling mechanical & electrical equipment, reliability consulting, enterprise software solutions and more to various nuclear, thermal, renewable and alternative power generation companies and utilities. 

Since joining Honeywell in 2017, Vineet has led global business development and strategic partnership programs for their renewables & distributed assets group, including a groundbreaking partnership with Aypa Power – a Blackstone portfolio company, structuring a first of its kind performance guarantee product in the energy storage industry and the largest C&I battery storage program in the world. 

He is passionate about energy & sustainability, building corporate new ventures into revenue generating and profitable business and nurturing disruptive thinking for organizational and personal growth. He enjoys coaching and developing new talent in the industry.

When extreme weather and aging power infrastructure collide, as they did in Texas in early 2021, calls for a more resilient power grid are renewed and amplified. Learn how energy storage is a key part of the solution to a resilient energy infrastructure by diversifying resources to increase more reliability, while also protecting households and businesses in weather-related disasters.

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