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George Zhou

Dr. Zhou has three decades of professional experience in power engineering in industry and
academia and is a power system expert with deep knowledge of the interconnected power
grid in North America. He is currently Manager of Consulting and Analytical Services at
S&C Electric Company. Previously, he was a Principal Consultant with Siemens Power
Technologies International at its Silicon Valley office in California. He manages and
provides consulting services to world-wide energy industry clients including electric
utilities, independent system operators, renewable generation developers, and regulatory
organizations. His expertise includes transmission and distribution system planning and
operations, renewable resource integration and modeling, smart grid, energy storage,
distributed energy resources, real time control, electric utility software system
development, reliability risk assessment, and NERC Reliability Standards regulatory
compliance. Dr. Zhou also served in various engineering capacities with industry leading
companies including Electric Power Research Institute and Pacific Gas and Electric
Company. Dr. Zhou was a member of the Planning Coordination Committee and the Chair
of the Variable Generation Interconnection Task Force of the Western Electricity
Coordinating Council (WECC). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a registered
Professional Engineer licensed in the State of California. He received his PhD degrees in
Electrical Engineering from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China and Iowa State University,
Ames, IA.

George Zhou
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