EPIC is pleased to welcome Michael Pesin, deputy assistant secretary, US Department of Energy, for his presentation on U.S. Department of Energy Grid Modernization Programs.
About the Speaker
Michael Pesin is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Advanced Grid Engineering Research and Development Division at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. Mr. Pesin is responsible for providing oversight and direction for programs developing next generation electricity delivery technologies and supporting activities to accelerate their introduction to the marketplace.
Mr. Pesin has over 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry directing development and execution of advanced technology programs. Prior to joining DOE Mr. Pesin spent most of his career leading technology organizations at electric utilities where he led technology strategy development and directed strategic programs and demonstration projects including substation and distribution automation, advanced metering infrastructure, communication networks and cybersecurity, energy storage, microgrids, electric vehicles, transactive energy, and other advanced technologies.
Mr. Pesin was also the founder and principal of a consulting company working in US and internationally with utilities, technology companies, and investors. He was a board member at a number of technology organizations, actively involved with many electric power industry groups, taught a number of classes, and is frequent speaker at industry events.
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