Nitzan Goldberger

State Policy Director
Energy Storage Association

Nitzan Goldberger is ESA’s State Policy Director. In that capacity, Nitzan helps drive and design storage policy through regulatory and legislative advocacy at the state level.  Before joining ESA, Nitzan served as Borrego Solar’s Director of Policy & Business Development for California, where she advised and shaped Borrego Solar’s unique business strategies and product offerings in California by understanding and influencing energy policy and regulation reform. She is a leading expert in net energy metering (NEM) policies, utility rate design, and renewable energy and storage procurement and incentive program design.

Prior to Borrego, Nitzan worked as a renewable energy policy expert for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)—one of the largest investor owned utilities in the US.  Developed renewable energy policy strategy on RPS implementation, compliance, and legislation impacting PG&E's energy procurement.   Nitzan’s experience in energy policy and strategy spans beyond renewable energy and the power sector.  She spent nearly three years as an associate with the Eurasia Group where she advised corporate, financial, and government clients on US federal and state-level natural gas, oil and electric sector policies. Nitzan earned her MS in foreign service from Georgetown University and her BA in political science from the University of California at Berkeley.