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The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), which is focused on smart grid interoperability standards, has announced the results of its first board of directors election since becoming a member-funded group in January.

New directors are Dave Hardin, senior director of smart grid standards at EnerNOC; Tom Herbst, director at Silver Spring Networks; Suresh Kotha, chief enterprise architect and information technology manager of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Doug McGinnis, senior manager of network services at Exelon; and Steve Widergren, principal engineer at Pacific Northwest National Lab.

“The diverse background and perspective of our new board members will add great value to SGIP,” says John McDonald, chairman of the SGIP board of directors. “Our board represents all parts of the smart grid ecosystem, enabling our members to provide authoritative guidance to all facets of the industry.”


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