James T. Reilly


Reilly Associates

James T. Reilly, principal of Reilly Associates, is an independent consultant in the electric power industry in the U.S. and internationally.

Jim provides consulting services to the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity on programs for grid modernization, microgrids, and resiliency. He is a member of the Technical Advisory Group for the DOE FOA 997 project on Microgrid Research, Development, and System Design.

Jim is the lead for the NIST /SGIP Priority Action Plan #24 Microgrid Operational Interfaces. Jim is a member of the working groups for standards for the interconnection and interoperability of distributed energy resources (IEEE P1547-REV), interoperability of storage with distribution systems (IEEE P2030.2), and microgrid controller specifications and testing (IEE P2030.7/8).

The author of numerous articles and research studies, Jim is a contributor to the report The Advanced Microgrid, Integration and Interoperability, released by Sandia National Laboratories in March 2014 and co-author of The Sendai Microgrid Operational Experience in the Aftermath of the Tohoku Earthquake: A Case Study.

Jim is a Senior Member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society and holds degrees from Georgetown University and Columbia University.