About ICF
Ali Bozorgi
Senior Manager, Distributed Energy Resources Analytics
Ali is a distributed energy resources expert with experience working on energy economic analysis and forecasting with advanced modeling tools and optimization to support our utility clients.

Ali Bozorgi supports a variety of projects, including distributed energy resources (DER) potential studies for various utilities and states, demand-side management (DSM) program design and cost-effectiveness analysis, DSM portfolio planning, as well as the development of various DSM planning tools and building energy assessment tools for clients and our DSM program implementation teams. Ali has extensive experience working with risk analysis techniques and optimization, such as Monte Carlo simulation and @Risk software, for modeling and presenting risk and uncertainty.

Areas of expertise
Education
  • Ph.D., Integration of Risk and Value associated with Real Estate Investment, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Architecture/Building Science, Virginia Tech
Publications
  • Bozorgi, A., “Impact of NEBs on the Cost-Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Is Significant – Case Studies” American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE) Energy Efficiency as a Resource, Minneapolis, MN, October 2019.
  • Bozorgi, A., “Including Non-energy Benefits in the Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Programs – Where to Start?”ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource, Litchfield Park, AZ, November 2017.
  • Bozorgi, A. “Integrating value and uncertainty in the energy retrofit analysis in real estate investment—next generation of energy efficiency assessment tools,” Energy Efficiency, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 1015-1034, October 2015
  • Bozorgi, A. and Prindle, W., “Easing the Squeeze in DSM Portfolio Planning: A Quantitative Analysis of Potential Impacts of Feedback/Behavior-Based Programs” American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE) Energy Efficiency as a Resource, Nashville, TN, September 2013.
  • Prindle, W. and Bozorgi, A., “The Big Squeeze: Meeting States Energy Efficiency Resource Standards (EERS) as Energy Efficiency Baselines Rise” American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE) Energy Efficiency as a Resource, Denver, CO.
  • Bozorgi, A. and Jones, J., “Improving Energy Retrofit Decisions by Including Uncertainty in the Energy Modeling Process” 2013 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Bozorgi, A. and Jones, J., “What Else Do Design Professionals Need to Know About Sustainable Building Investment? A New Assessment Approach” 2011 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Conference, Detroit, MI.

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