Mr. Dow’s electric power industry experience spans more than 40 years in electric utility T&D engineering and management, R&D, and consulting. He started his career as a distribution planning engineer and progressed into the management of T&D planning, T&D construction and maintenance and electric system strategy. During this time, Mr. Dow focused on asset management, distribution automation, system reliability improvement, and organizational improvement programs. He also managed T&D R&D for EPRI, including work on the System of the Future and on-line equipment diagnostics. Mr. Dow and now consults for U.S and international utilities in the area of DER integration and associated impacts, grid modernization, process improvements and system strategy.