Frank Bergh

Senior Electrical Engineer, NRECA International
Webinars #1 and #3

Frank Bergh, P.E. is a Senior Electrical Engineer, supporting NRECA International’s electrification projects with an emphasis on energy access in off-grid and microgrid contexts. Frank joined NRECA in 2020 and brings more than 12 years of experience in renewable energy, energy storage, electrical transmission planning, and microgrids. He is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois. 

Frank began his career as a transmission planning consultant with Burns and McDonnell, where he was responsible for grid integration of utility-scale wind and solar projects. He later led grid-interconnection projects for Nordex wind turbines in North and South America. He has also worked extensively on solar energy and battery projects with SoCore Energy and Edison Energy.

Since 2005, Frank has served on several overseas projects as a volunteer with Engineers Without Borders, USA, and previously served as a member of the organization’s Board of Directors. Prior to NRECA International, Frank served as an independent consultant working on projects in Africa and the Caribbean with his firm Beyond The Grid, PLLC. Frank also co-founded JustDesign Cooperative, a multi-disciplinary design cooperative in 2017. 

In 2015, Midwest Energy News named Frank one of the Top 40 Under 40 Energy Professionals in the Midwest. Frank has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2023, Frank received an Emerging Leader Award from the dean of engineering at Washington University. Frank is also a graduate student in Next Generation Power and Energy Systems at the University of Colorado Boulder, with his master's degree anticipated in 2024.