This panel will focus on the all-important nascent area of electric vehicle (EV) potentials for EV “Everything to Grid” i.e., V-to-Grid, V-to-Home, V-to-Other flexible capacity opportunities. The session will also provide key insights on charging infrastructure related to the aggregated expansion of EV to its many potential uses.
Lead - Transportation Electrification, Opinion Dynamics
Hilary Polis is an Associate Director of Transportation Electrification at Opinion Dynamics where she leads Opinion Dynamics’ work in the transportation electrification space. Hilary leverages her expertise in vehicle grid integration to help clients understand the intersection of the EV owner and the grid. She provides advisory services to utilities and automakers across the country that are looking to building or scale EV load management offerings including PG&E, ComEd, and Puget Sound Energy.
Electric Vehicles Department (“bi-directional” Ford F-150),Ford Motors
Rani Murali is part of the EV Charging & Energy Services group within Ford Motor Company’s Model-e division. She works in the grid services business focusing on utility partnerships and vehicle grid integration (VGI) programs and pilots with utility companies. Rani brings her experience across the non-profit, government, and private sectors to develop customer charging programs to help utilize EVs as a grid resource.
Senior Program Manager, Utility, Pacific Gas & Electric
Kristin Landry is a certified Project Management Professional who works on enabling bidirectional electric vehicle technology at Pacific Gas & Electric Company. Through partnerships and pilots, she helps parties understand and overcome the technical and financial challenges of this emerging industry.
Chief Product Officer, Voltus
Dana has dedicated her career to pursuing a cleaner energy future and smarter, more affordable electric grid. As Chief Product Officer, she leads the development of Voltus’s technology-enabled Distributed Energy Resource (DER) platform, which connects Voltus’s customers and technology partners to the value that they can extract from their local energy markets, while at the same time contributing to a more decarbonized and resilient electric grid.