Audubon Appoints Ahad Esmaeilian to Vice President of Clean Energy

Ahad Esmaeilian joins Audubon as Vice President of Clean Energy. His appointment will drive the firm's capabilities and opportunities in the clean energy market. (Photo: Business Wire)
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Audubon Engineering Company LP (Audubon), a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction, and fabrication services, announced today the appointment of Dr. Ahad Esmaeilian to the position of vice president, clean energy, reporting to Dave Beck, managing partner.

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Based in San Francisco, Ahad brings more than 15 years of experience in the clean energy and utility sector, including in renewable and zero-carbon energy, grid modernization, energy storage, e-mobility, hydrogen, advanced fuels, and the electric and gas markets. As a member of the executive team, Ahad will lead and develop Audubon's clean energy team, which focuses on emerging technologies for alternative fuels, hydrogen, ammonia, and renewables.

This appointment will drive Audubon's capabilities and opportunities in the rapidly growing clean energy space. As the demand for clean power accelerates globally, Ahad will support Audubon's commitment to providing integrated EPC services that help its clients stay ahead of energy transition challenges.

"We continually invest in our team to deliver solutions that help our valued clients meet their sustainability goals," said Dave Beck. "Ahad is a seasoned leader who brings global energy knowledge and deep strategic and large-scale transformation expertise. I am delighted to have Ahad join us and drive our efforts to deliver results for our clients and help shape the future of Audubon and global sustainability initiatives."

Ahad said, "I am excited to join the Audubon team in its work toward building a clean energy future. The responsible solutions we implement today not only have tremendous business value but can also ensure sustainable energy access and improve quality of life for generations to come."

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Prior to joining Audubon, Ahad served as the director of business development at Avangrid, a large US renewable energy company. He has also led New York Power Authority's Smart Grid projects and served as a lead scientist at the Smart Grid Center of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Service. Ahad's additional engineering experience includes roles in transmission planning, substation and transmission EPC, and project management.

Ahad holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tehran, Iran. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and his Master of Business Administration from Clarkson University. Ahad is the chair of IEEE Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Exposition and an IEEE Senior Member.

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Audubon Engineering Company LP appoints Ahad Esmaeilian as Vice President of Clean Energy. He will lead and develop the company's clean energy team.

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