Mr. Henry (Hank) Kenchington is Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for the Advanced Grid Integration Division in the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. He is responsible for the strategic management of the $3.4 billion Smart Grid Investment Grant program funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to upgrade the nation’s power grid with advanced digital technologies to improve system reliability, security, and efficiency.
Ravi S. Gorur is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Power Systems Engineering Research and Development in the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. The Power Systems Engineering Research and Development Division is responsible for the development and management of projects for “next generation” electricity delivery technologies and supporting activities to accelerate their introduction to the marketplace.
Ryan Egidi is a Technical Project Officer for the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory. He is responsible for ensuring the effective stewardship of 12 Smart Grid Investment Grant projects and activities totaling over $1.3 billion dollars of Recovery Act funding. These projects primarily involve advanced metering infrastructure, communication infrastructure, distribution automation, demand management and cybersecurity. Ryan has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.