Stephen Kerr

Stephen Kerr, senior technical leader, distributed energy resources grid impacts analysis at EPRI, has nearly 15 years of combined experience in utility engineering assignments and research activity. He was involved in electric customer construction, distribution planning, substation design, system protection and DER integration in previous roles at Arizona Public Service. Kerr currently performs and guides EPRI distribution feeder research analysis to understand the technical implications of autonomous and managed DERs, including smart inverter settings on feeder hosting capacity and coordination of smart inverter settings with grid-voltage regulation devices.