Robert Currie

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Smarter Grid Solutions

Bob Currie is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Smarter Grid Solutions. SGS was spun- out of the University of Strathclyde in 2008 to commercialize Bob's PhD research into smart grid real- time control technology. SGS has repeatedly increased the hosting capacity of distribution grids for DER interconnection by up to 100%. Bob has participated in UK working groups on smart grids and the introduction of the RIIO regulatory regime. He has also advised major utilities on innovation strategy and business planning for smart grid adoption. Bob received his Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. Bloomberg NEF named SGS a New Energy Pioneer in 2012. Bob led the expansion of SGS into North America in early 2014; SGS is now working with several major utility companies in North America. Bob was a member of the MDPT Working Group of the REV proceeding in New York.