Steve Willard, PE

Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute

Steve Willard currently serves as a Technical Executive in the Utilization/Energy Storage area of the Electric Power Research Institute.  Previous positions include Project Manager for Public Service Co. of New Mexico’s (PNM) Advanced Technology Department where he was the Principal Investigator for PNM’s Prosperity Energy Storage Project, Product Support Manager for Honeywell Power Systems, Lecturer in the US Peace Corps and Computer Applications Engineer at Bridgers and Paxton Consulting Engineers Inc.  He has more than 30 years experience in the energy industry in regulated and unregulated markets, including product development and support, energy system engineering and analysis as well as energy industry market research.  He has served in various advisory roles including the DOE/EPRI Energy Storage Handbook Advisory Committee and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Energy Storage Association. Steve holds 2 US Patents, BSME and MBA degrees, both from the University of New Mexico, and is a licensed engineer in the State of New Mexico.