Our grid is inverting.
Our resources are becoming more variable.
Distributed energy is forcing change, and flexibility is the key to
a grid that is reliable and resilient.

Sustainable Energy Systems

Solar, batteries, wind, biomass, CHP, hydro, process storage… An unprecedented increase in clean, distributed energy resources is enabling a sustainable energy future for our power grids around the world. This is a future that can leverage any asset, anywhere, at any time – and do it at sub-second speeds, with an unlimited ability to scale and with the pinpoint accuracy needed to handle grid services as precise as renewable firming or frequency regulation. These are the keys to a cleaner,
more reliable grid – a grid that’s operated and
maintained in an entirely new way.

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Its a Power System Problem

Replacing conventional power stations with sustainable distributed energy resources is tricky because it impacts the delicate balance between power management, voltage stability and power quality. But it can be done – with diverse, decentralized, dynamic DERMS and VPP solutions that support multi-layered flows of energy, information and markets. Lightening fast, adaptable and future proof: these are the hallmarks of a modern grid
that gives electric utilities and grid operators the
heightened level of control and flexibility needed
to manage the technical challenges posed by
an increasingly distributed world.

how we're addressing it

Utilities are expanding from load control-based DR to more complex systems that leverage thousands of distributed assets for precise, highly controllable grid services and a need to handle any asset, any time.

Our Team

  • Jonathan (J.T.) Thompson

    The Alabama Slammer

    Aka Vice President – Regional Sales

    It not because he played football ferociously for the Crimson Tide. It’s not because he grew up near Mobile and […]

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    Trevor Walker

    The Rock

    Operations Engineer

    With more than 17 years of IT experience, Trevor has tremendous strengths as a systems architect and network engineer. In […]

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    Duncan Brown

    Solutions Explorer

    Aka Product Manager

    Duncan came to Vancouver five years ago for summer vacation and never left. He fell in love with the opportunities […]

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    Severin Nowak

    Robust Researcher

    AKA Power Systems Research Associate

    Those who know him say that Severin possesses an uncommon ability to maintain a razor-sharp focus on many things – […]

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  • Eric Hoevenaars

    Simplicity Seeker

    Aka Manager, Commercial Operations

    Eric appreciates the simple things in life: good food, good friends and an efficiently run power system. He has spent […]

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    Nima Tehrani

    Insatiable Learner

    Aka Product Manager

    Nima Tehrani is fervent about a lot of things, and many of them revolve around how technology can be used […]

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    Alexandra Behringer

    Energy Healer

    Senior Product Owner

    Alexandra is a night owl – probably because she’s got a lot on her mind. Self-described as a detail-oriented, animal-loving, […]

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    Mike Ruth

    City Slicker

    Aka Vice President, Product Management

    Mike Ruth is indeed one slick dude. His shoes are snazzy; he rocks the trendiest of shirts and he’d look […]

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  • Troy Anatra

    The Creative Problem Solver

    Aka Vice President, Commercial Operations

    Troy has a quest for novelty and a passion for finding creative solutions to complex challenges. To him, the world […]

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    Jeff MacAulay

    The Windcatcher

    Aka Chief Operating Officer

    To anyone who knows Jeff MacAulay, it would come as no surprise that he’s spent much of his career in […]

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    Mark Mosher

    Mr. Natural

    Aka Director, Customer Success

    A native of Nova Scotia, Mark was drawn to the Pacific Coast in search of waves to surf and mountains […]

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    Lana Gonoratsky

    Active Advocate

    Aka Proposal Manager

    Lana lives in a world of continual learning, understanding and communicating. Driven by a focus on sustainable development, renewable energy, […]

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  • Greg Baraghimian

    Traveling Man

    Aka Senior Software Engineer

    Greg came to Enbala’s Denver office via Southern California, New Orleans, New York, Boston and Berlin. Needless to say, he’s […]

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    Lauren Selleck

    Master Facilitator

    Aka Manager, Agile Practices

    Borrowing from the parlance of IT, Lauren’s colleagues have described her as a rare, “full-stack” human being. Software development, project […]

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    Peter Brindley

    Aussie Activist

    Aka VP Business Development, APAC

    Peter has long considered himself an activist — and also an optimist. So it’s no wonder that he was drawn […]

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    Daniel Ariza

    UI-GUI Guru

    Aka Senior UI/UX Designer

    Creative to his core, Daniel is passionate about good design and delivering clean, powerful and intuitive user interfaces. Since beginning […]

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  • James Carr

    Low-key high-brow

    Aka Chief Financial Officer

    He may seem like the proverbial “boy next door,” but make no mistake about it. Enbala CFO James Carr travels […]

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    Gavin Hume

    Planetary Activist

    Aka, VP, Operations

    Gavin was Enbala’s 2nd employee, and he’s enjoyed every minute of the next nine year. He’ll tell you that’s because […]

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    Darren Wong

    Indigenous Energy Expert

    Aka Director of Operations

    Darren was born in Singapore, brought to BC as a child, attended the University of British Columbia and has been […]

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    Sahand Behboodi

    Thoughtful Catalyst

    AKA Jr. Software Engineer

    A famous man once said there are people who make things happen, people who watch things happen and people who […]

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  • Belinda Ruelle

    The Organizer

    Aka Executive Assistant to the CEO

    Belinda began her career in sustainable energy by riding her bike to grade school. Since those days, Belinda has been […]

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    Mike Benner


    Vice President, Business Development, Japan

    Mike didn’t really plan to fall in love with Japan. He arrived in 1986 as a young student with a […]

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    Seth Messer

    Maker of things

    software engineer

    Seth’s ability to build things – both physical and digital – is his passion. It’s also what drives him to […]

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    Matt Milton

    Impassioned Programmer

    AKA Software Engineer

    It’s true that Matt is passionate about the quality of the code he develops. And his skills as a software […]

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  • Ginger Juhl

    Experience Officer

    Aka Head of Marketing

    If you know Ginger, you might describe her as “a little quirky”, slightly “touched” and “a bit to the left […]

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    Liam Kelly

    The Toymaker

    Aka Manager, Systems Engineering

    Have you ever met one of those endlessly tinkering types who is constantly surrounded by nuts, bolts and tiny tools […]

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    David Bopp

    The Cheering Synergist

    Aka Manager, Corporate & Production IT/IS

    More than 15 years ago, Linux gave David a wink, and IT captured his imagination. Self-described as a people-oriented tech […]

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    Ben Turner

    Boundless Achiever

    AKA Director of Software Engineering

    There are people who make things happen, people who watch things happen and people who wonder what happened. Ben is […]

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  • Rob Sullivan

    Database Virtuoso

    Senior Software Engineer

    Rob lives and breathes databases. His colleagues assert that his XLST skills are amazing, and at least one admirer says, […]

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    Lee Morris

    Quintessential Brit

    Vice President and General Manager, EMEA

    When meeting Lee, there’s no questioning where he’s from. If his British accent doesn’t give him away, his composed and […]

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    Prashant More

    Control Freak

    Aka Manager, Controls Engineering

    Prashant characterizes himself as a very good chess player, a great risk taker and a proud father of two. He […]

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    Eric Young

    The Swiss Army Knife

    Aka Vice President, Industry Solutions

    Engineering expertise with business savvy. Technical know-how with an artistic eye. Digital adept and outdoor trailblazer. Those dichotomous traits define […]

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  • Tony Winn

    Gentle Persuader

    Aka Senior Software Engineer

    An inquisitive problem solver, Tony has just the right balance of calm guidance, empathetic understanding and experience-driven knowledge. Eschewing grandstanding […]

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    Malcolm Metcalfe

    The Visionary

    Aka Enbala founder and Chief Research Officer

    Malcolm Metcalfe says he started Enbala as something he could do part-time so he could spend the rest of the […]

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    Andy Gassner

    Renaissance Man

    Aka Senior Product Manager

    Andy is a rocket scientist with a relentless quest to harness the power of the wind. With a background in […]

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    James Weinkam

    The Shutterbug

    Aka Senior Software Engineer

    After spending some 16 years at Kodak, it’s no wonder James is a photography fan. An electronic engineer with more […]

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  • Graham Horn

    Smart Energy Evangelist

    Aka, VP, Business Development, Western North America

    Graham Horn has been a green energy guy for ages, and what attracted him to Enbala was the wisdom of […]

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    Bud Vos

    Mr. Roboto

    Aka President and CEO

    Bud likes to build things. And he likes going fast. In his personal life, you might find him designing robots […]

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    Joseph Jobes

    Humble Deconstructionist

    AKA Software Engineer

    Ascetic. Minimalist. Disciplined. Humble. No, Joseph Hobs is not a monk. But he is just as dedicated to his own […]

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    Woon Tiong Ang

    Creative Genius

    Aka Software Engineer

    Enbala’s Woon Tiong Ang embraces a philosophy of, “In life, you only live once.” This permeates everything he does and […]

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  • Raj Singh Dhawal

    The Trader

    Aka Manager, Platform Operations

    Tech guy with a business brain … or, wait? Is it the other way around? With an MBA and a […]

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    Trent Bowers

    The Southern Gent

    Aka Chief Commercial Officer and EVP of Sales

    The only Southerner on the team, Trent Bowers was raised to believe that when you borrow something, you give it […]

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    James Shaw

    Smart-Grid Pathfinder

    Aka Systems Engineering Architect

    Seven years ago, James Shaw was an Enbala customer so smitten with the technology, he joined the company. This professional […]

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The grid is changing.
To survive in the distributed energy world, utilities and energy retailers will adapt their thinking, their models and their expectations to forge a new path forward.