Renewable Energy and Energy Storage: Targets, Benefits, and Challenges
Dr. Babak Enayati, Manager,
Engineering and Technology Deployment
National Grid, Massachusetts, USA
Abstract: This speech will be in the form of the professional panel and discusses about the targets, benefits and challenges of the renewable energy and energy storage.
Biography: Babak Enayati received his BSc in Elecgrical Engineering from Tabriz University in 2001, MSc in Electrical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 2004 and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University, USA in 2009. He joined National Grid, USA in 2009 and is currently the Manager of the Technology Deployment team, which is responsible for the implementation of the new technologies to meet National Grid’s Intelligent Transmission Network objectives. Since Babak joined National Grid, he has held engineering positions in the Protection Engineering, Retail Connections Engineering, and New Energy Solutions departments. He joined Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 2006 and currently is a Senior IEEE Member. Babak currently serves as the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Governing Board Member-at-Large. Babak serves as the Vice Chair of the IEEE Standards Coordinating Committee 21 (SCC21), IEEE 1547-Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Energy Resources with Electric Power Systems, and IEEE P2800-Standard for Interconnection and Interoperability of Inverter-Based Resources Interconnecting with Associated Transmission Electric Power Systems. Babak is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Massachusetts.