Panel Co-Chair on Industrial Demand Response: Ingrid Bran

Ingrid Bran is a Senior Project Manager in Energy Efficiency and Demand Response at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Ingrid has over twenty years of experience in the energy industry and is managing projects related to energy efficiency and demand response in the commercial and industrial sectors. Ingrid’s most recent research at EPRI includes the integration of utility energy management technologies with building automation systems, current and emerging applications of electrotechnologies in industrial process heating, and the EPRI Electrotechnology Reference Guide. Prior responsibilities at EPRI included technology transfer in Spain, the Caribbean, and Latin America.  She also was Manager of R&D Planning and Analysis for the Customer Systems Group, identifying and implementing market planning analysis.

Ingrid’s work in the energy industry also includes consulting and the utility industry.  At Global Energy Partners she performed analysis that focused on technical and economic aspects of the industry, and employed her expertise in the areas of load research, end-use data analysis, sampling and surveys, economic analysis, demand response, and market research. Ingrid worked at Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) in the design and execution of measurement and evaluation of statewide programs in energy efficiency. At Southern California Edison (SCE) Ingrid developed, analyzed, and reported on load research data in support of revenue activities.

Ingrid received her B.A. degree in Economics from California State University, Fullerton. Her M.A. degree, also in Economics, is from the University of California, Berkeley.