Senior Engineer, Austin Energy
Russell Shaver is a senior engineer whose current role at Austin Energy is Technical Lead for AE SHINES, a three-year demonstration project to integrate solar power, energy storage, smart inverters, forecasting tools, market signals and a control optimization platform with the goal of enabling high penetrations of distributed solar on the grid. Through the design and implementation across residential, commercial and grid-side applications, he has been focused on economic analysis, site design, systems integration, and value proposition characterization.
Russell has more than 26 years of experience as an electric utility professional, specializing in the areas of green building, demand response, electric vehicles, energy modeling, distributed energy resources and emerging technologies.
Russell received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Binghamton University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Russell also holds certifications as a LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Energy Engineer from the Association of Energy Engineers.