Hitesh Soneji is a Senior Engineer at Olivine, Inc, where he leads development of systems for vehicle to grid integration, EV fleet planning, energy needs assessment, and bill management. He is leading Olivine’s contribution to the CEC funded California E-Bus-to-Grid Integration Project applying Olivine’s tools to the Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s electrification efforts.

Olivine provides infrastructure and services that enable distributed and aggregated resources—such as solar, demand response, electric vehicles and battery storage. Olivine has been a trailblazer in California electricity markets, designing first-of-a-kind projects that integrate demand-side and renewable resources into wholesale markets.

Hitesh holds an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in Sustainability Science from the University of Lund, Sweden. Most days, you can find Hitesh enjoying the world on his two wheeled ZEB: Zero Emission Bicycle.

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