Yamen Nanne

Manager of Power Distribution Development
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Yamen Nanne is the Manager of Power Distribution System Development at the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. He is currently leading LADWP’s efforts to expand and modernize its distribution system to enable accelerated vehicle and building electrification and achieve increased levels of Distributed Energy Resource Adoption on its grid. 

During his tenure, LADWP and the City of Los Angeles was able to increase EV charging infrastructure 10-fold in three years from about 1,800 multi-family, workplace and public charging stations in 2019 to 18,000 today. He led the roll out of vehicle incentive programs that helped EV adoption increased from 35,000 EVs to over 100,000 EVs in the City of Los Angeles today. 

His passion about electric vehicles stems from his desire to play a role in improving air quality for all of Angelinos and to help LADWP customers learn about how they can save money and fight climate change by driving and EV.  His motto is: Live life…Drive Electric!

  •       M.B.A in Finance and Strategic Planning (Jun 2015)             University of California, Irvine
  •       B.S. in Electronics & Computer Engineering (Dec 2003)       California State Polytechnic University of Pomona


Yamen Nanne’s Session(s):

| Tuesday, October 18, 2022

1:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Pacific: Protecting the Grid: Solid Strategies to Optimize EV Load Management

LADWP has now integrated over 18,000 EV chargers into its distribution system at various locations within its service territory. This session will explore how utilities are utilizing various methods to optimize and enable EV load management on its grid including rate design, load shifting, and providing dist capacity heat maps. In addition, this session will cover programs that utilities are deploying to allow EV charging operators and customers to manage their load to minimize impacts on their grid and reduce peak demand costs.

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