Michael Pesin, OE-10

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Advanced Grid Research and Development

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Deputy Assistant Secretary, Advanced Grid Research and Development

Michael Pesin is Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Advanced Grid Research and Development Division in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Electricity. Mr. Pesin has 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry, much of it directing development and execution of advanced technology programs. His most recent assignment was with Seattle City Light (SCL) where he developed the technology strategy, managed research and development projects and directed strategic programs to management demonstration projects. His subordinate strategic programs included substation automation, distributed automation, advanced metering infrastructure, enterprise OT communication networks, energy storage, microgrids, transactive energy management and distributed management systems.  

Mr. Pesin has numerous professional affiliations, publications and patents. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia, is a Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Washington, a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA).

Most Recent by Michael Pesin

The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number Rollover
February 7, 2019
The April 2019 Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Number Rollover
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Grid Innovation at PNNL and ORNL Recognized with Prestigious R&D 100 Awards
November 29, 2018
The projects address an area vital to improving grid resilience and reliability: analysis of system performance.
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Grid Innovation at Sandia National Laboratories Recognized with Two R&D 100 Awards
March 20, 2018
Two innovative projects have major implications for improving the resilience and reliability of the nation’s power grid.
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Dynamic Partners are Essential for R&D Success
January 23, 2018
Dynamic Partners are Essential for R&D Success
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Enabling a Smart Power Grid
November 2, 2016

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) is working with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to enhance the places where we can...

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