Sumeet Bidani

VP, Operations and Asset Management
Sumeet Bidani
Sumeet Bidani is SolarReserve’s Vice President of Operations and Asset Management. Bidani directs the management of SolarReserve’s corporate operations and operating assets across multiple geographies.

Bidani has more than 17 years of experience in the energy industry which includes over 1.5 gigawatts of project development and construction experience. He has held senior executive positions with successful energy companies having a global footprint. Bidani’s industry experience spans IPP, Electric Utility, EPC and Project Development for fossil fuel, renewable energy and new technology projects. Throughout his career, Bidani has led project acquisitions, sales, development, financing and asset planning activities and has negotiated numerous power purchase agreements, EPC contracts, joint ventures and shareholder agreements.

Bidani joined SolarReserve from Moser Baer Clean Energy, a dominant Indian power project developer and independent power producer with operations in India and internationally that include 450 megawatts of operational PV projects and about 4,000 megawatts of power projects under advanced development and construction. As Vice President, Bidani headed Moser Baer’s business operations in Europe and the US and was responsible for the company’s growth in emerging markets. Prior to Moser Baer, Bidani was Director of Business Development at Duke Energy within their renewable energy business. At Duke, he also held other positions in strategy, policy and utility operations functions and was instrumental in development, regulatory approvals and commercial deployment of a $3 billion integrated gasification combined cycle power plant, a clean coal technology. Bidani has also worked at ABB Power Generation and was involved in building India’s first private coal and combined cycle power projects after the country’s power generation market was deregulated in the early 1990’s.

Bidani earned a Master in Business Administration in Finance from Michigan State University. He also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University in India.