Vice President, Clean Energy Solutions, NYPA
Sangeeta is passionate about the clean energy transition. In her role as the Vice President of Clean Energy Solutions and Head of Grid Flexibility at the New York Power Authority, she is responsible for two profit and loss centers: Distributed Energy Resources and Grid Flexibility. These business lines represent two of the fastest growing opportunities within NYPA.
The Distributed Energy Resources team manages customer-sited solar and solar + storage projects for governmental, university, commercial and industrial customers. With a construction pipeline of over $450M, Sangeeta’s team has one of the largest distributed pipelines in New York state.
The Grid Flexibility team is developing a virtual power plant by aggregating customer-sited DERs, along with other flexible load assets, to bring more reliability to the grid and monetize this functionality. Sangeeta is leading a cross-functional team within NYPA to build out this offering which includes deal structuring, enterprise architecture, operations and business development.
Sangeeta serves as a Board Member to the New York State Smart Grid Consortium and the Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center. She is also a member of the Building Energy Exchange’s Industry Leadership Council. She is a frequent speaker at Clean Energy forums including the Smart Electric Power Alliance, NY Energy Summit and the Solar & Storage Finance Conference.
She holds an MBA and MS in Environmental Management from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BS in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University. She lives in Jersey City, NJ with her two daughters and a lovely rescue cat named Star Cuddles.