About Our Speakers:
CODY HILL is currently the Energy Storage Manager at LS Power Development, an independent company that develops, owns, operates and invests in power generation and electric transmission infrastructure, having developed or acquired over 32,000 MW of assets throughout the United States. He is a Board Member for the California Energy Storage Alliance, and has been working in energy storage since 2010, previously as a Power Systems and Controls Engineer at Xtreme Power. He has worked on pioneering megawatt scale storage projects in Alaska, Canada, Texas, Colorado, PJM, and four Hawaiian islands. Mr. Hill has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
MEGHA LAKHCHAURA is a Policy Director at Sunrun Inc. and is responsible for driving the company’s market and regulatory policy in California. She currently works on a myriad of policy issues including rate design, storage policy, grid services, program design, demand response, and collaboration with the utilities. Prior to joining Sunrun, Megha worked at the California Public Utilities Commission for nearly seven and a half years on wholesale electricity market issues including power planning and procurement, Resource Adequacy and RPS. She has an MPP from University of California Los Angeles and an MBA from the Symbiosis Center for Management, Pune.