Journey to 2030
Sarah Orban Salati is the New York Power Authority’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
With NYPA's VISION2030 to decarbonize and transform itself set forth in that ambitious plan explained by CEO Gil Quiniones in prior pages, NYPA is fortunate to have brilliant and hardworking stars. PUF talked to these humble members of the NYPA workforce, a diverse group of strategic thinkers leading the way to plan and implement VISION2030 and beyond.
PUF's Steve Mitnick: What is your role at the New York Power Authority?
Sarah Salati: I oversee the commercial operations team, managing the P&L of the Authority from a commercial standpoint in three areas: first is the bidding and contracting of our generation assets, predominantly made up of our hydroelectric generation plants.
Second, our grid scale business development. That includes the competitive transmission lines that we're developing to help integrate renewables within New York State, as well as large scale renewables and energy storage.
Third, I manage our customer facing business lines, ranging from our traditional energy efficiency projects, where we're providing turnkey implementation of about three hundred million dollars a year of projects on behalf of our customers, to implementing customer-sited distributed energy resources to e-mobility that includes, Evolve, our New York statewide public DC fast-charging network. Finally, our digital building energy management service called New York Energy Manager.