• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Neha Palmer

TeraWatt Infrastructure

Chief Executive Officer

Neha Palmer is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Terawatt Infrastructure, a leading provider of charging solutions for EV fleets. She has over two decades of leadership experience in the energy industry. Prior to TeraWatt, she led energy strategy for Google’s global data centers where she led the effort to make Google the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy in the world, and the first company of its size to achieve 100% renewable energy for operations,. Prior to Google, Neha held leadership roles at Pacific Gas and Electric, and worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Neha brings her deep expertise in building out rapidly growing fleets of large-scale, energy intensive infrastructure to the emerging heavy EV charging asset class. This new segment is on track to outpace even the incredible growth data centers have seen over the last decade. Neha holds an MBA in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BS in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.

Sessions With Neha Palmer

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 02:00pm - 02:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 08:00 pm - 08/mar/2023 08:30 pm


    Thanks to provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, electric long-haul trucks are approaching cost parity with diesel faster than expected, and fleet owners are keen to take advantage of the lower cost of ownership afforded by EVs. In this pod talk, Neha Palmer, CEO of TeraWatt, will speak to the challenges of scaling commercial EV charging infrastructure across the country - from capital market access and expanding storage and flexibility assets to advanced forecasting and optimizing system capacity.