POWER-GEN International 2017


Ali Amirali

Ali Amirali
Sr. Vice President
Starwood Energy Group

Mr. Amirali is a Senior Vice President of Starwood Energy Group Global and is responsible for expansion of the existing StarTrans assets as well as seeking new business/project opportunities in the transmission and distribution arena in North America. In addition, Mr. Amirali also supports the origination, development and acquisition activities associated with utility scale power generation and storage projects. Mr. Amirali has over 20 years of experience in the power and energy sector with emphasis in transmission and generation development and operations, power marketing and contracts, regulatory compliance, and market design. Prior to joining Starwood Energy, he held a variety of key technical and leadership positions at Element Power, LS Power, Calpine Corporation, California Independent Systems Operator and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Mr. Amirali has participated in the development and interconnection of over 5,000 megawatts of electric generation in the Western U.S. and Mexico and has developed and managed several large transmission line projects designed to improve reliability, reduce congestion, and deliver energy from thermal and renewable resources. Mr. Amirali holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho, a Masters of Engineering in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado, and a M.B.A from Colorado State University. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer registered in the state of California.

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