Tim Stout leads the E Source Research Department. He joined E Source in June 2010 as the Director of the E Source Efficiency & Demand-Response Programs, Technology Assessment, and Intelligent Grid Services. For 23 years, Tim held a number of different positions in the Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Department at National Grid, an electric and gas utility serving more than 7 million customers in the Northeast. Beginning in 2002, he became National Grid’s first vice president of Energy Efficiency and Distributed Resources. In this capacity, Tim was responsible for the design, implementation, evaluation, and regulatory approval of the company’s electric and gas energy efficiency programs in New England and New York. He previously served on the boards of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships. Tim holds a Master of Arts from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College.