Miranda Ballentine

Miranda Ballentine is the CEO of Constant Power, inc., a Toronto-based developer, integrator, and operator of distributed energy resources through its Energy Storage as a Service (ESaaS) solution (advanced battery storage with AI-enabled energy management). Constant Power is built on experience and a strong network that enhances its reach and value proposition. Previously, Miranda was Managing Director of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center, driving innovation to improve national security, drive economic gains, and solve climate challenges. BRC serves over 200 members, who have completed 8,000+ renewable deals. Miranda formerly served President Obama as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment, & Energy), where she was responsible for a $9 billion annual energy budget and environmental programs for 9 million acres of land, 200 miles of coast line, 600,000 acres of forestland, and 270,000 acres of wetlands. She launched the Resilient Energy Demonstration Initiative (REDI), which developed smart, cyber-secure microgrids, including a “Future Forward Operating Base.” She provided war-fighting Commanders with visibility to strategic risk-to-mission from kinetic and cyber-attacks to energy systems. Previously, Miranda was Director of Sustainability for Global Renewable Energy at Walmart Stores, Inc, where she led a team in fifteen countries to develop strategies toward Walmart’s goal to be supplied by 100% renewable energy. These programs identified $1+ billion in potential annual energy savings and 9 million metric tons of avoided GHG potential. In 2013, she was selected to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. She has a BS degree from Colorado State University and an MBA from George Washington University. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband, daughter, and step-daughter.