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Published on May 24th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Interview with ABB Solar & Microgrid Expert Maxine Ghavi (Exclusive Video)

May 24th, 2015 by  


Maxine Ghavi is one of my favorite people in cleantech. She’s always so nice to speak with, is super friendly, and doesn’t come across as a stuffy corporate executive. She’s also a true cleantech geek. She headed up ABB’s solar power work for almost 4 years, and is now the program director of its broader microgrids division.

If you’re interested in cleantech, I think microgrids are one of the most exciting topics that could come up at a dinner party, so I’m eager to see what Maxine and crew have cooking up. She had just switched roles when I caught up with here down in Abu Dhabi in January, so I asked her a few broad questions about solar and microgrids, waiting to get into the nuts and bolts at a later point in time. Here are my questions and her answers:

 
 





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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.



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