Ani Backa

US Director, Regulatory Strategy & Utility Initiatives

Ani Backa is Director of Regulatory Strategy and Utility Initiatives at Sonnen, Inc, a global leader in residential battery storage, Virtual Power Plants, EV charging software, and hardware technologies. Prior to joining Sonnen, Inc., Ani managed business and government affairs for Xcel Energy. As an attorney specializing in renewable energy for one of largest utilities in the United States, Ani’s experience combines in-depth understanding of market and technology applications in the residential arena, of breakthrough technologies and successful platforms. Furthermore, Ani was one of the founders of the Clean Energy Partnership, the first public-private partnership of its kind in the nation.