Richard Ellenbogen

Richard Ellenbogen HeadshotRichard Ellenbogen


Allied Converters, Inc.

Richard Ellenbogen has a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.  He began his career with IBM Watson Laboratories and Bell Telephone Laboratories in their Power Systems Laboratory, before joining Allied Converters, a plastic food packaging manufacturer in New Rochelle, N.Y.  As president of Allied Converters, Ellenbogen has overseen the company’s transformation into a green manufacturer with 100% waste recycling/repurposing, a 65 KW CHP System,  and a 50-kilowatt solar array. For nearly the past two decades, Allied Converters has generated approximately 80% of its electric energy onsite and has operated with a Carbon Footprint 40% lower than the utility system. 

His design work includes a patented plug in device to correct reactive power losses on the utility system, a large scale reactive power mitigation system for a building service entrance, and a specialized pump that was used to help a major research hospital and a large corporation with an experiment to detect diabetic episodes. He was an invited speaker at a NY State Conference on Power Line losses and has done utility system research for NYSERDA. 

He lives in Pelham Manor, N.Y. with his wife and two daughters.

Panelist | 2024 Renewable Energy Conference
June 24 - June 25, 2024