Research

Fahimeh Kazempour

Head, Grid Modernization

Expertise

  • North America
  • Power and renewables

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Fahimeh is responsible for conducting research and analysis as well as developing high-impact insights on the broader topic area of utility and grid modernization. These include the grid impact of transportation electrification, distributed solar hosting capacity, distributed energy resource integration, microgrids, and utility distribution automation. As a senior member of the Grid Edge team, Fahimeh supports Grid Edge clients’ engagement at key events and meetings.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Fahimeh was the Head of Advanced Planning at the Green Energy and Technology Centre (GRE&T Centre), the innovation hub of Alectra Utilities. At Alectra, she oversaw multiple award-winning initiatives within the portfolios of Technical Solution Design, Utility Data Analytics, Market Intelligence, and Transportation Electrification. 

Fahimeh holds a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Energy Systems, from the University of Toronto, where she researched modeling, analysis, and design of control structures for virtual power plants.

Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Toronto
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology