Director of WA State Department of Commerce Brian Bonlender, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability at DOE Patricia Hoffman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Advanced Grid Research and Development Division at DOE Michael Pesin sign MOU to support Clean Energy Fund and grid modernization. Credit: WA State Department of Commerce
On October 18, 2016, CEI hosted a DOE and regional delegation for the signing of an MOU on grid modernization. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) at the DOE Patricia Hoffman came to Seattle to recognize our state’s regional leadership in this area of work. CEI Director Dan Schwartz and Electrical Engineering Professor Daniel Kirschen participated in the conversation about our transactive campus project with WSU and PNNL, and grid cybersecurity.