Mr. Cohan directs North American Innovation Department for Enel Green Power North America, Inc. He has over 15 years of experience in the energy sector, specializing in innovation and emerging and alternative energy technologies. He has served as chief project director and manager for technology projects in diverse areas such as energy storage, microgrids/smartgrid technology, predictive analytics/big data, hybrid renewables, and marine energy. His expertise is in the implementation of aspirational policy goals, both responsive to and anticipatory of government stimulation of private markets in innovative technology.
Prior to joining Enel, Sander worked in a variety of roles focusing on the commercialization of clean energy technologies, most recently as a Principal at ESAI Energy as the founder of that firm’s practice in Renewable Energy, Climate, Transportation Fuels and Electric Vehicles. He has a M.A. in Energy Policy and International Finance from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. from Columbia University.