David Mohler is senior vice president and chief technology officer for Duke Energy. He is responsible for the development and application of technologies in support of Duke Energy’s strategic objectives. He was named to his current position in October 2006.
Previously, Mohler served as vice president of strategic planning for Duke Energy. Prior to the merger between Duke Energy and Cinergy, he served in the same role for Cinergy. Mohler has operational experience in both nuclear and fossil power generation, as well as experience in corporate marketing, human resources and business development.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York at Albany, a Master of Arts degree from Xavier University of Cincinnati, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed the Columbia University Marketing Management Program and Penn State University Executive Development Program.
Mohler is a member of the advisory boards of GridPoint Inc., Verizon Wireless and the Carnegie Mellon Electric Utility Industry Center. He serves on the Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy (ARPA-E) “brain trust” within the Department of Energy. He is a member of the Electric Power Research Institute’s Research Advisory Committee. Mohler also serves on the board of directors of the Asia Clean Energy Innovation Initiative.
Duke Energy, one of the largest power companies in the United States, supplies and delivers electricity to approximately 4 million customers in the Carolinas and the Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas in Ohio and Kentucky. Its commercial power and international businesses operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing renewable energy portfolio. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.