Mr. Reed serves as the Chief Engineer and Director of the Technical and Project Management Division (TPMD), of the US Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO). In this role, he provides technical and project management leadership to LPO’s $30 billion portfolio of utility-scale clean energy projects. This portfolio includes 30 innovative projects that employ a diverse set of clean energy technologies, including solar (PV and CSP), wind, geothermal, advanced nuclear, and energy storage technologies, and transmission infrastructure. The portfolio also includes 3 advanced technology vehicle manufacturing projects that support the production of fuel-efficient, advanced technology vehicles.
Mr. Reed is also responsible for performing the technical eligibility, viability and technical diligence of new applications, ensuring compliance with innovation and environmental performance requirements.
He earned his BS in Engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy, and an MS in Environmental Science and Policy from The Johns Hopkins University. He previously served in the US Navy and the Naval Sea Systems Command, developing the advanced power and propulsion systems for the SSN-21 SEAWOLF-Class Submarine. Prior to joining LPO, Mr. Reed was the Chief Engineer of the US Department of Energy’s Water Power Program.