Full Name
Tiffany Wu
Job Title
Senior Project Manager
Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute
Speaker Bio
Tiffany Wu is a senior project manager for the Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute (TEPRI). Tiffany is dedicated to deploying distributed energy resources (DERs) in low-income communities to improve energy affordability and resiliency. She leads efforts in piloting virtual power plants (VPPs) for multifamily housing and community resiliency hubs. In her previous role, she was a Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Fellow and an advisor to Commissioner Will McAdams on DER policies at the Public Utility Commission of Texas. She helped create and manage the Aggregate Distributed Energy Resources (ADER) Task Force and pilot program and participated in policy discussions and actions related to DER operations, resiliency, and reliability in Texas. She spent 10 years developing and deploying carbon capture projects for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as a process engineer, commissioning engineer, and a business development manager. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, a Master of Public Affairs, and an M.S. in Energy and Earth Resources from The University of Texas at Austin. For her master’s research, she quantified diversity of generation resources for each state in the U.S. and interviewed experts on resiliency risks considered during ERCOT’s market restructure.
Tiffany Wu