Dr. Darr Hashempour, President and Founder of DH Green Energy, has over three decades experience helping private and public agencies manage energy usage, reduce overall energy consumption, and refine strategies for energy-efficiency upgrades. He specializes in advising corporate leaders and government agencies on utility deregulation, balancing utility demands, and reducing costs. Dr. Hashempour is a Registered Professional Engineer in California, and holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in power generation and transmission.

He was previously Senior Vice President and Vice President of Energy Solutions for PinnacleOne, Syska Hennessy Group, and CH2M HILL. Dr. Hashempour also worked for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison. Over his career, he has implemented over $540 million in energy projects. He is an expert in a range of energy topics, including utility deregulation, demand-side management, green buildings and LEED Certification, building and systems commissioning and retrocommissioning, cogeneration, distributed generation, and renewable energy.