James Tedd is ESB Innovation’s head of energy storage, and founder member of the ESB Smart Energy Services team. He has over 15 years energy experience, leading innovative projects and applied research in Solar PV, Offshore Wind, Wave and Automotive technologies. Over 8 years in ESB James has had a variety of roles in the International; Generation and Innovation businesses. Prior to joining ESB James worked in Industry for technology and consulting companies and in Academia in the USA and Denmark. James graduated in mechanical engineering from Cambridge University and MIT, and has a Doctorate in civil engineering from Aalborg University.