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Erin Minear

Program Manager, Energy Storage and Distributed Generation Program EPRI.

Erin Minear is the Program Manager for the Energy Storage and Distributed Generation Program at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The research program focuses on the evaluation and demonstration of emerging technology, techno-economic analysis, and integration of storage into utility planning and operations. In previous roles at EPRI, Erin managed the Energy Storage Integration Council (ESIC) a public, technical forum to facilitate the availability and use of safe, reliable, affordable storage and led collaborative research projects focused on utility implementation of storage. Prior to joining EPRI, Erin developed commercial and utility storage projects for an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) firm. She also has experience as a power systems engineer implementing reliability, renewable energy, and microgrid projects. Erin is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California and has a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.