Noah Mitchell-Ward is an Associate on the New Markets and Growth Strategy team at AES Clean Energy. In this role, he supports the development of strategic expansion of AES solar, wind, and energy storage business into new markets across the US, as well as exploring new technologies, applications, and products.
Before attending the Yale School of the Environment, Noah graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S.E in Electrical Engineering and minors in Sustainability and Mathematics. After completing his undergraduate degree, he worked as a PV Designer for Tesla, designing residential solar and energy storage systems. After Tesla, he worked at Community Energy, an early-stage utility-scale solar developer, as an Energy Analyst, supporting the strategic siting of solar projects across the country.
Noah graduated with a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment in 2022, specializing in Energy and the Environment. While at Yale, he was a co-leader of the Energy Student Interest Group and focused his coursework on renewables and electric transmission, writing a piece for the Yale Environment Review about transmission planning, and publishing an interactive map discussing the need for interconnection queue reform. Noah was a Teaching Fellow for Dr. Narasimha Rao's Energy Systems Analysis course, as well as a Teaching Fellow for CBEY's Renewable Energy Project Finance module in the Financing and Deploying Clean Energy certificate course. In summer 2021, Noah was an EDF Climate Corps Fellow working with the City of Dallas on vehicle fleet electrification. He currently works remotely full-time and lives in New York City.