Vanessa MacLaren-Wray, Ph.D. brings to bear over 35 years of technical and writing experience in the electric power industry. An accomplished energy engineer, Vanessa has performed technical analyses and documented a broad range of projects, including integration of energy storage systems with renewable energy; investment in industrial cogeneration; power, energy, and ancillary services markets; regulatory proceedings; power flows in large networks; reliability; and simulation of power systems. She has authored or co-authored over 80 documents, including technical papers, multi-volume reports, training programs and workshops, support for regulatory testimony, and literature reviews. A lead consultant for 10 years at EDS & Energy Management Associates and over 20 years in her own firm, she has shared her expertise with more than 50 entities, including utilities, industry consortia (TANC, IPP), state agencies (CEC, NYSERDA), research groups (EDF, EPRI), and technology innovators. Vanessa is an IEEE Senior Member and holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and economic systems from Stanford.