Workshop: Offshore Wind’s Bottleneck: Making Transmission Corridors a Reality
Workshop: Adapting Effective Grid Strategies to Meet U.S. Offshore Wind Targets
As the Vice President for Large-Scale Renewables, Georges Sassine leads New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) work in advancing both land-based renewable energy and offshore wind resources. Prior to joining NYSERDA in September 2021, he spent nearly ten years at General Electric where he took on a wide scope of responsibilities including strategy, scenario planning, product management, innovation, marketing and business development. He started his career in engineering and policy analysis roles with the United Nations Development Program in the Middle East and think tanks in Washington, DC. Georges has also worked with several multinational corporations driving policy analysis, investment and business strategy including Deutsche Bank’s Energy & Climate Change Advisors team in New York and Man Group’s energy private equity fund in London. He is also the founder of a non-profit that advocates for transparency and good governance in the energy industry. Georges sits on the board of the Clean Energy States Alliance.