Aleksi Paaso

Aleksi Paaso is director of distribution planning, smart grid, and innovation at Commonwealth Edison Co., where he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of short- and long-term strategic smart grid initiatives, including the first utility-operated microgrid cluster, as well as planning the distribution system for all of northern Illinois. He completed his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois.