Summit Speaker: Steven Hauser
Vice President, Grid Integration
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
President Emeritus, The GridWise Alliance
Secretary of the Smart Grid Policy Center
Mr. Hauser is currently responsible for creating new strategies and programs to lead national efforts to create a smarter grid. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on transforming the power sector to meet future economic, environmental and energy security mandates. For more than 25 years he has been a leader in clean energy technology development efforts including solar, wind, batteries, electric vehicles, geothermal, hydrogen and building energy efficiency. He has been featured in numerous executive conferences and various national media describing the concepts and benefits of a Smart Grid.
Mr. Hauser was the driving force behind the creation of the GridWise® Alliance. Since 2000, he has brought together hundreds of companies to create a broad industry vision to transform energy systems, markets and technologies. Mr. Hauser has also led the creation of new international brands like and significantly raising the visibility of these issues with federal and state policy makers. He has recently been a key driver in creating the new Global Smart Grid Federation.
Previously, Mr. Hauser has held senior management positions at GridPoint, Battelle and SAIC. During his career he has served as an advisor to numerous clean energy organizations and is former Chairman of the World Renewable Energy Congress. Mr. Hauser holds an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Washington and a B.S. in engineering physics from Oregon State University.