FORA.tv Speaker - Lawrence Jones
Dr. Lawrence E. Jones has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry with expertise in Power Systems Engineering, Applications of Information, Communications and Control Technologies in Power Grid and Electricity Market Operations, Smart Grid Technologies including HVDC and FACTS, and Renewable Energy Integration. He joined Alstom Grid in 2000, and is currently North America Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Policy and Industry Relations. He also serves on the company’s global Smart Grid Business
Development team. He was previously Director of Strategy and Special Projects, Worldwide, with in Alstom Grid’s Network Management Systems business and led its global Renewable Energy Integration activities. In September 2010, Dr. Jones was appointed by the United States Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to a three - year term on the 15 - member Federal Smart Grid Advisory Committee established to carry out duties authorized by section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Dr. Jones is a recognized thought leader and frequently invited speaker at industry conferences, symposia and meetings before diverse audiences around the world including the First Africa - EU Energy Partnership Stakeholder Forum,
the US Corporate Council on Africa - Africa Infrastructure Conference, US National Academies Committee on
America’s Energy Future, and the International Water Agency Workshop on
Water and Energy held in Vienna, Austria, American Wind Energy Association, European Wind Energy Association, and New Zealand Wind Energy Association Conferences, the World Bank
Workshop on Smart Cities, and International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy
Workshop on Integrated Energy Systems of the Future to name a few.
09.30.13 | 00:44:30 min
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