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Jim Ahlgrimm - Wind Testing Infrastructure Manager

Jim Ahlgrimm

Jim Ahlgrimm  has been a manager in the U.S. Department of Energy Wind and Water Power Technologies Office since 2002.  He is responsible for the planning and budgeting of wind turbine test facilities and wave energy test site development, as well as manufacturing and materials research and development.  He is the U.S. representative to the International Energy Agency wind committee, and served as chairman of the committee from 2013-2016.  Mr. Ahlgrimm is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served as a nuclear submarine officer.  Mr. Ahlgrimm holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, an MBA from the University of Maryland, and an MS, National Resource Strategy, from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.