J. Charles SmithExecutive Director, Energy Systems Integration Group

    J. Charles Smith

    Executive Director

    Energy Systems Integration Group

    Mr. Smith is a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society; a member of CIGRE, the International Council on Large Electric Systems; a US representative to the IEA Wind Annex Task 25 on Design and Operation of Power Systems with Large Amounts of Wind Power, and a Fellow of the IEEE. He is a guest editor for the IEEE Power and Energy magazine, and a past editor for the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. He received the IEEE PES Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award in 2014, and currently serves as the Technical Advisor to the US National Committee for IEC SC 8A, Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Generation.

    He received his BSME and MS degrees from MIT in 1970. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG). Previously, he served as President of Electrotek Concepts, a power engineering consulting firm. He has over 45 years of experience in the electric power industry.