Richelle Elberg

Principal Research Analyst

Energy Connectivity
Richelle Elberg is a principal research analyst overseeing Navigant Research’s Digital Energy research and heading up the Energy Connectivity service. Her primary focus is on communications networks for utility applications, including advanced metering infrastructure and substation and distribution automation applications. Elberg has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including an extensive background analyzing and writing on the wired and wireless communications industries from operational, financial, strategic, technical, and regulatory perspectives.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Elberg served as director and senior analyst with JSI Capital Advisors, a boutique investment bank focused on the communications, digital media, and information technology industries. She has also held senior positions in analysis and management with Kagan World Media and KPMG. Elberg speaks French, Spanish, and Russian, and she is the author of three novels. She holds a BA in international business and marketing from the University of Colorado.

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“In a nutshell, the Neural Grid takes the world’s largest machine—the grid—and gives it a brain. In this environment, data and intelligence reside largely in the cloud, managing the intersection of generation assets and distribution networks with energy customers, buildings, transportation infrastructure, city systems, distributed energy resources assets and more.”
— Richelle Elberg