Manager, Technology Assessment
Arizona Public Service
Erik Ellis is currently the manager for Technology Assessment and Integration at APS. APS Technology Assessment investigates new distribution, transmission, and DG technologies with respect to technical and business merit. Specific responsibilities include development of the energy storage and microgrid business plans, implementation of projects thereunder, and the design and integration of 1,500 smart inverters under a master controller in the 10 MW APS residential-rooftop Solar Partners Program. Mr. Ellis joined APS in early 2011. He has over 15 years of experience in the power industry in leadership positions at GE, Areva Solar, and EDF Renewable Energy.