Roopesh Aggarwal


Senior Director, Business Innovation
Xcel Energy

Roopesh Aggarwal is Senior Director, Business Innovation at Xcel Energy where he is focused on transformative customer and operating initiatives such as Xcel’s new Innovation Hub, investments and commercialization of new technologies (including the company’s investment in Energy Impact Partners), and technologies to enable Xcel’s goal of 100% carbon-free generation by 2050.
Roopesh has 20+ years of experience working with growth-oriented operating companies to successfully address critical strategic, financial, operating, and marketing priorities. His expertise stretches across the energy value chain, including regulated utilities, oil and gas exploration and production, gas processing and pipelines, coal production and processing, fuel terminals, renewable technologies, and service providers.
Roopesh has an MBA with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and MS and BA with Honors in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. He is President of the Board of Directors of Central City Opera and a member of the Board of Directors for the Joshua School, an educational institution for children with autism in Denver.