General Manager - Distributed Energy Group
Jason Handley, P.E. is the General Manager of the Distributed Energy Group at Duke Energy. He is a respected utility industry professional based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jason has over 26 years of utility experience specializing in the smart grid, distributed intelligence, and operations management. In his current role, Jason leads a team that engineers, deploys, operates, and maintains a regulated distribution of distributed energy resources and microgrids. In his previous role, as Director of the Emerging Technology Office, he managed a team that identified and developed new technologies impacting the electrical grid and oversaw all the ongoing operational aspects of new technology pilot projects. Jason received his electrical engineering degree from Auburn University and his MBA at Wake Forest University. He has been a registered professional engineer since 2002.