June 12-14, 2024


Rachana Vidhi

Dr. Rachana Vidhi is the director of sales engineering for NextEra Analytics, Inc. (NEA), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. NEA develops forecasting and optimization solutions that enable low-cost sustainable power systems. Dr. Vidhi leads the sales engineering team for NextEra 360™, the software platform for end-to-end energy management and decarbonization needs. Dr. Vidhi was appointed to this role in April, 2022.

Previously, Dr. Vidhi led the engineering, design and integration of some of the first solar and storage projects for NextEra Energy Resources, and she also developed innovative technologies for hybrid resource deployment and long-term operations that have been patented. She has extensive experience in a variety of renewable energy technologies including energy storage, wind, photovoltaic, concentrated solar thermal and fuel cells. Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Dr. Vidhi worked as research assistant at the University of South Florida’s Clean Energy Research Center and developed optimization algorithms for different renewable energy systems.

Dr. Vidhi holds a doctorate degree in chemical engineering from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree in management from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in energy engineering from Indian Institute of Technology.

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (together with its affiliated entities, “NextEra Energy Resources”) is a clean energy leader and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the U.S., with approximately 27,400 megawatts of total net generating capacity, primarily in 40 states and Canada as of year-end 2022. NextEra Energy Resources is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, a world leader in battery storage and is driving the development of the green hydrogen economy. The business operates clean, emissions-free nuclear power generation facilities in New Hampshire and Wisconsin as part of the NextEra Energy nuclear fleet. NextEra Energy Resources offers a wide range of clean energy solutions to help businesses and customers across the country meet their emissions reduction goals. NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.

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