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  2nd International Conference  

    Irvine, CA  |  May 11-12, 2017   


Jonathan Abendschein

is the Assistant Director of Resource Management with the City of Palo Alto municipal utility.  He currently leads a team handling electricity, gas, and water procurement, sustainability planning, energy and water efficiency, and financial planning and rate setting for the City’s electric, gas, water, and sewer utilities.  In his career with the City of Palo Alto Jonathan has worked on energy portfolio management, distributed generation programs, and utility financial planning and rate setting. Before joining the energy field Jonathan spent several years in local government administration, primarily focusing on land use planning and building safety.  He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Management Science from Stanford University.