Senior Director, Western Regulatory Affairs
Enel X North America, an Enel Group Company
Mona has been active in the development of energy policy in the Western United States for over 20 years and has 30 years of energy experience. She is currently employed by Enel X, as the result of the acquisition of EnerNOC, Inc., Demand Energy and eMotorWorks. She has been a leader in developing regulatory and legislative policy for distributed energy resources (DERs) including demand response, energy efficiency, energy storage and electric vehicles since 2008.
- Inclusion of DERs in utility procurement
- Wholesale market integration of DERs
- Fighting against anti-DER legislation
- Data access issues
- Resource Adequacy
Mona is on the board of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT) and Chair of the Board of the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA). She is the Energy Committee Co-Chair for Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the Western Chair of the Advanced Energy Management Alliance. She received the “Innovator, Woman of the Year” Award by California Women in Energy in 2017. She is active in other trade organizations include Advanced Energy Economy, TechNet, and Mission:data. She is also Vice Co-Chair of the ERCOT Demand-Side Working Group, a member of the Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance and active in the Arizona Independent System Administrator, as well as a past board member.
Prior to her employment with EnerNOC, Mona was a Regional Vice President of Government Affairs for Constellation NewEnergy and Director of Government Affairs for Enron Energy Services. She also worked for San Diego Gas & Electric and Elizabethtown Gas Company and Elizabethtown Gas Company in New Jersey. Mona began her career working for a natural gas and petroleum exploration and development company (Atlas Energy Group). She has a BS Degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Penn State.