23 & 24 March 2022


Vijay Betanabhatla

Associate Director, Energy

Vijay has over 16 years of energy industry experience including utility, ISO, and consulting roles. In his current role as Associate Director at Guidehouse, he works with electric utilities, ISOs, and state commissions in providing technical, data analytics, and project management support. Key projects in this role include the Puerto Rico gird reconstruction project and Smart Grid deployment project for a large electric utility. Prior to that, Vijay worked as a Senior Consultant with Baker Tilly, where he helped commercial loads in adopting distributed generation by providing financial advisory and project management support. Previously, Vijay worked at ERCOT as a Senior Engineer for 10+ years. At ERCOT, Vijay supported control room operations by providing engineering support and developing situational awareness tools. He was a key contributor to many prestigious ERCOT projects including the Texas Nodal Implementation project. He worked extensively for the successful integration of wind generation on the ERCOT grid. He served as treasurer, and board director for Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance (TREIA). He currently serves as Energy Transition Fellow at University of Texas at Austin, Energy Institute. He has a MSEE from UT Arlington, and an MBA from UT Austin, McCombs School of Business.