A touch of Frost comes to Electric Power Research Inst
By Anthony Capkun
August 12, 2014 – Warren Frost has joined Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) as country manager for Canada, Member & Technical Services, where his responsibilities focus on ensuring Canadian participation in EPRI research, “improving the value Canadian members receive from EPRI” and promoting “active participation of Canadian members in the collaborative process”.
In 2010, Frost served as principal investigator for EPRI’s 2011-2020 strategic plan for PDU Grid Operations and Planning. He possesses over 37 years of experience in the power industry across North America, including ATCO Electric, Alberta Department of Energy, Alberta Electric System Operator, Alberta Utilities Commission and Genalta Power.
As AESO vice-president, operations, Frost chaired NERC’s (North American Electric Reliability Corp.) Integration of Variable Generation Task Force, which prepared the NERC report “Accommodating High Levels of Variable Generation”, which described the challenges and necessary measures for the large-scale integration of variable generation resources (wind, solar) into the grid.
Frost holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta.