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Kadir Bedir

Kadir Bedir

Distributed Energy Resources Supervisor, California Energy Commission

Kadir manages the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Unit in the California Energy Commission. His role involves evaluating DER integration strategies in California and guiding policy decisions. Prior to this role, Kadir oversaw CEC’s demand flexibility R&D projects and led the development of California’s EV Infrastructure Projections (EVI-Pro) framework, which was implemented nationally by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). He helped the Governor Brown administration to develop the state’s first EV charger deployment goals in 2018. Kadir is an electrical engineer with an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in energy and transportation studies from the University of California, Davis.