Haukur (Hawk) Asgeirsson, Manager - Power System Technologies, DTE Energy

Haukur (Hawk) Asgeirsson is the Manager of Power Systems Technologies at Detroit Edison, a DTE Energy Company. In his current position, he is responsible for employing Distributed Energy Resources (DER) into the T&D planning and operating process, managing all DER energy interconnections and grants related to plug-in electric vehicles, energy storage and the effect of resources interconnecting to the grid. Since 2002, he has installed 20 utility owned distributed generation projects to support distribution circuits at Detroit Edison totaling over 20 MW. Asgeirsson is an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Advisor on the Energy Storage program, the Electric Transportation program and the Electric Utility chair of the Integration of Distributed Renewables program. He was also the Principal Investigator for the DOE-Office of Electricity DER Aggregation, Communication, Control, and Sale into the MISO Market project that demonstrated 18 MW of aggregated DER in a utility-aggregator business model. Asgeirsson received his bachelor and master's degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the board of directors of DTE Engineering Services, Inc., the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Advisory Board, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and is a registered professional engineer in Michigan.