Carl H. Imhoff

Carl H. Imhoff
Electricity Infrastructure Market Sector
Energy and Environment Directorate

Mr. Imhoff manages the Electricity Infrastructure Market Sector within Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Energy and Environment Directorate. The market sector conducts advanced electric infrastructure research and product development with the U.S. Depart¬ment of Energy, state governments, vendors, and commercial energy firms. In this role he is responsible for PNNL’s research and development programs on innovations in the areas of advanced power transmission reliability concepts, demand response, development of improved integration concepts for renewable energy generation technologies, policy and strategy for smart grid concepts, and cross-cutting grid analytic tools in visualization and high performance computing. It’s widely recognized that PNNL’s grid activities bring substantial impact and thought leadership to the nation’s smart grid agenda. During his 30 years at PNNL, Mr. Imhoff has conducted and managed a broad range of energy research. His technical work emphasizes systems engineering and operations in the areas of power system reliability, smart grid, energy efficiency, energy storage, and clean generation. He has been actively involved in a number of electric power system organizations, includ¬ing the North American SynchroPhasor Initiative, the GridWise Alliance, the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions, and the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. In 2011 he was appointed to the Consumer Advisory Council of the New York Independent System Operator.

Mr. Imhoff earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Arkansas, and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.