PhD in Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Msc. in Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Bsc. in Electrical Engineering, Mekelle University
Dr. Atsede Endegnanew
energy practice lead
Dr. Atsede is a seasoned power system and productive use of energy professional. As an Energy Practices Lead at Veritas, she is responsible for leading activities related to the technical, business, and financial modeling of private sector-led mini-grids and solar behind-the-meter generation and storage systems. Dr. Atsede supports the development of productive use investment cases by sensitizing cost frames around various agriculture and household activities. She further supports the Ministry of Water and Energy and Ethiopian Electric Utility by training team members in the application of productive uses using a Veritas developed financial model and the development of mini-grid designs. In addition, she develops a decision-making tool for optimal sizing and operation of solar backup systems for businesses, buildings, and households.
In the course of her R&D career, Dr. Atsede has published over 30 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and has produced several more scientific reports on renewable energy systems. Dr. Atsede is also the current Chairperson of the Ethiopia Women in Energy Association, an association that envisions putting women at the heart of the energy sector in Ethiopia.