Jeff Smith

Senior Program Manager


Jeff is Manager of EPRI's Distribution Operations and Planning Program and Power System Studies team at EPRI. This research program and team focuses on modernizing distribution planning and operational tools, methods, and analytics to advance distribution systems with new technologies in a cost-effective and reliable manner.

For over 20 years, Jeff has been responsible for performing and leading various modeling and analysis related studies and research from distribution planning to transmission planning and generation procurement. In recent years, Jeff has also lead EPRI's distribution planning research area as well as the modeling and analysis research related to distributed energy resources.

Prior to EPRI, Jeff was a Senior Engineer at Electrotek Concepts. Jeff received his BS and MS degrees from Mississippi State University in 1996 and 1998, respectively.

Presentation: Leveraging Open-Source Tools to Advance Industry Capabilities: OpenDSS

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