Jake Gentle
U.S. Department of Energy

Jake is a Power Systems Research Engineer in Grid Integration for the U.S. Department of Energy. He is also the Region 6 Eastern Idaho Section Professional Activities and Continuing Education (PACE) Chair where he directs the functions of the Professional Activities and Continuing Education events. Jake was previously an electrical engineer at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), where he worked on dynamic line rating and concurrent cooling of transmission and distribution lines research and validation. He has authored and co-authored many technical papers, reports, articles and presentations on wind and solar power, electrical engineering, and power systems at the INL, where he has been working on biomass, solar and wind electrical power systems design and integration projects. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Idaho State University, a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Idaho State University, and a degree in Power Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.