Distributed Energy Strategy Group
James Frasher joined SMUD 1 year ago and has over 12 years of battery management system experience with extensive knowledge of the electric vehicle, energy storage and battery technology industries. At SMUD he is part of the Distributed Energy Strategy Group, specifically focused on integration of energy storage and DER operation into SMUDs overall grid strategy. Before joining SMUD, Frasher served as Vice President of Engineering at both Greenlots and CODA Energy. In these roles he developed battery-backed DC fast charging solutions and led the design of behind the meter battery systems ranging in size from 30kW to over 1MW. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.