Chattanooga Engineers Club
Monday, September 12, 2022
Presentation: TVA - Overview of Electric Vehicles and TVA's Programs
Drew Frye, Manager Electric Vehicles Energy Services & Programs
Drew Frye leads the development of TVA’s Electric Vehicle (EV) programs. Drew coordinates programs and partnerships with EV stakeholders and regional Local Power Companies (LPCs) to remove the market barriers slowing EV adoption in the Tennessee Valley. Initiatives include charging infrastructure development, consumer awareness and education campaigns, supportive policy development and partnerships to drive electric vehicle availability and choices. Drew’s team is leading TVA’s “Fast Charge Network” program to assist Local Power Companies in deploying fast charging stations along interstates and major US and State highways across the seven states TVA serves.
Previously, Drew served in TVA’s research organization for ten years with a focus on various distributed energy technologies. Such as EV, distributed generation, and efficiency. He is an advisor to the Electric Power Research Institute where he interfaces with active utilities from across the country on electric transportation collaborative research.
Drew has a Master of Science degree in Power Systems Engineering from UT Chattanooga and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He lives in Chattanooga, TN with his wife Lauren and daughters Lucie and Collins.
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This event will qualify for 1 PDH. Requested PDH's are included with active memberships; $10 for non-members, which can be applied to a membership.