Dan Ton

Program Manager
U.S. Department of Energy

Dan Ton is Program Manager at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) Advanced Grid Research and Development Division.  He is responsible for developing and implementing R&D activities in microgrids, resilient electric distribution systems, and international smart grid collaboration.

He also served as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of OE’s Power Systems Engineering Division from May 2014 until July 2015.  Key activities in the Power Systems Engineering Division focus on smart grid research and development, energy storage, and cybersecurity for energy delivery systems, all in support of the OE’s mission to drive electric grid modernization and resiliency.

Prior to the OE, Dan managed the Renewable Systems Integration program within the DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office. 

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Business Management, both from the University of Maryland.