About ICF

Biwan Zhou

Senior Manager, Energy Markets
Biwan is an energy expert with nearly 10 years of advisory experience in markets, renewables, storage, and transmission. 

Biwan is part of our energy advisory team. She supports renewable energy and storage evaluation, market advisory,  interconnection strategy, and transmission planning for a variety of clients across the energy industry. Biwan has extensive experience in production cost-modeling development and low-flow simulations. She has been instrumental in developing our proprietary ES-Optima and GridEnsite platform for storage evaluation and greenfield siting screening offerings.

Biwan provides customer-centric solutions in market and transmission due diligence analysis, energy storage dispatch optimization, and transmission planning. She is also experienced in market expansion and new-service integration.

Biwan earned a master’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Areas of expertise
Education
  • M.S., Energy Systems, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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