Gene Rodrigues, OE-1
Assistant Secretary for Electricity for the DOE’s Office of Electricity
Gene Rodrigues is a nationally recognized expert in clean energy policy and programs with over 30 years of professional experience in the industry. Prior to joining OE, Mr. Rodrigues was Vice President in the Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure practice at ICF, a global advisory and digital services provider. He also garnered 23 years of industry experience at Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.
Gilbert Bindewald III, OE-1
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary & Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Grid Controls and Communications, Office of Electricity
Gil Bindewald leads activities to help transform the system that powers our homes and businesses, and increasingly, even fuels our cars. His responsibilities include oversight of the Department's long-term strategic and foundational R&D efforts related to the resilience and reliability of our Nation’s electricity delivery system. He is co-chair of the Grid Modernization Initiative, and has been involved in several broader Departmental efforts, including the Quadrennial Technology Review and the “Grid Tech Team,” working to improve coordination and communication on the grid topic across DOE's programs.
Terri T. Lee, OE-1.1
Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Business Operations
In the capacity as OE's Chief Operating Officer at DOE, Ms. Lee provides executive direction for program-wide financial management, enterprise architecture, communications, and human capital and contract management.
Michael Pesin, OE-10
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Grid Systems and Components
Michael 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 where he developed the technology strategy, managed research and development projects and directed strategic programs to management demonstration projects.
Eric Hsieh, OE-30
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Energy Storage
Eric Hsieh leads efforts to accelerate the next generation of energy storage technologies that deliver reliability, resilience, economic, and efficiency benefits. Mr. Hsieh also co-chairs the crosscutting Energy Storage Grand Challenge, which coordinates departmental priorities such as the Long-Duration Storage Energy Earthshot.