Damali Rhett Harding

Strategy & Innovation Specialist
Oracle | Opower


Damali Rhett Harding is an expert in the field of renewable energy and electric utilities, Harding has provided strategic advising to utilities such as Duke Energy, National Grid, and other major domestic and international energy companies. Currently, she works for Oracle | Opower where she advises utilities on behavioral load shaping, customer engagement strategies and demand response management. Additionally, her expertise is often requested for speaking engagements regarding energy as well  as strategic management, leadership development, and community building.
Previously, Harding served as Executive Director of The Energy Co-op, a Philadelphia based nonprofit member-owned cooperative which provides renewable energy to thousands of homes and businesses in Pennsylvania. She is a current member of The Co-op’s Board of Directors. Damali also served as Commercial Director for Enviva LP, the world’s largest producer of industrial biomass to create clean renewable energy. She has also worked for IBM Global Business Management services and Deloitte Consulting as a strategy consultant.
Harding holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business and a BA from Dartmouth College. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and in her spare time works passionately to eradicate energy poverty. Damali lives in Washington, DC with her husband, daughter and three cats.