Emil Abedelshehid

Power Engineering Manager
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Emil Abdelshehid is a Power Engineering Manager with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the Assistant Director of the Power New Business and Electrification Division.   He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from the University of Southern California.  Emil has spent the majority of his career in the utility industry with experience in areas such as distribution station design, smart grid, operational and information technology.  Emil has led teams that have implemented and integrated various operational technologies to optimize operator decision making capabilities.  In his current role, Emil assists in helping the City of Los Angeles meets its electrification goals while working to efficiently bringing new solar, battery, energy storage, residential, and commercial customer loads online.  As a resident of the City of Los Angeles, Emil understands how new technology and electrification are keys to a clean decarbonized future.