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Mike Reed
Mr. Michael Reed is the Director of the Technical and Project Management Division (TPMD) for the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO).  In this role, he provides technical management and performance monitoring of LPO’s $30 billion portfolio of clean energy projects.  This portfolio includes projects in renewable energy and energy efficiency, advanced technology vehicle manufacturing, advanced fossil, nuclear, and related transmission infrastructure.  Mr. Reed also oversees the technology evaluations of new applications submitted under open LPO solicitations.

Mr. Reed has over 30 years of diverse technical and leadership experience, serving as a senior executive and chief engineer in both the private and government sectors.  Prior to joining LPO, Mr. Reed was the Chief Engineer of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Program, and the Vice President of Engineering for numerous defense and energy consulting companies.  He has served in the U.S. Navy and the Naval Sea Systems Command, working on advanced power and propulsion systems.  Mr. Reed earned his BS in Engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy, and an MS in Environmental Science and Policy from The Johns Hopkins University.

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Investments in Existing Hydropower Unlock More Clean Energy
August 14, 2013

Upgrading hydropower facilities across America to increase our supply of clean, renewable energy.

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The Next Generation of Hydropower Engineers and Scientists
August 11, 2011

The Hydro Research Foundation Fellowship Program is currently providing up to two years of financial assistance to 23 graduate students.

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New Interactive Map Reveals U.S. Tidal Energy Resources
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New Wave Power Project In Oregon
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