Chief Engineer, Loan Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy
Mr. Michael Reed is the Director of the Technical and Project Management Division (TPMD) for the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO). In this role, he provides technical management and performance monitoring of LPO’s $30 billion portfolio of clean energy projects. This portfolio includes projects in renewable energy and energy efficiency, advanced technology vehicle manufacturing, advanced fossil, nuclear, and related transmission infrastructure. Mr. Reed also oversees the technology evaluations of new applications submitted under open LPO solicitations. Mr. Reed has over 30 years of diverse technical and leadership experience, serving as a senior executive and chief engineer in both the private and government sectors. Prior to joining LPO, Mr. Reed was the Chief Engineer of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Program, and the Vice President of Engineering for numerous defense and energy consulting companies. He has served in the U.S. Navy and the Naval Sea Systems Command, working on advanced power and propulsion systems. Mr. Reed earned his BS in Engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy, and an MS in Environmental Science and Policy from The Johns Hopkins University.