Eric Wong

Eric Wong is presently a Manager of Business Development and Government Relations for Cummins Power Generation. Through 2002 and 2003, he was the General Manager of cogeneration sales for Cummins West, the distributor for northern California and Hawaii. During the last four months of 2002, Eric was on loan to the Chairman's Office of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as their First Technology Fellow. He held several in-house seminars on the technical and environmental aspects of distributed generation, communication and control technology, and interconnection issues.

As 2003 Co-Chair of the California Clean DG Coalition, Eric helped lead DG industry companies to obtain favorable DG rules before regulatory agencies. He was the first Chair of the California Alliance for Distributed Energy Resources (CADER) (1996-1998). He led CADER to advocate that proceedings be initiated by the California Air Resources Board (Air Quality Implications of DG), California Public Utilities Commission (DG Rulemaking), and the California Energy Commission (Interconnection -- Rule 21).

Mr. Wong worked previously with the Electric Power Group of Caterpillar Inc. Prior to joining private industry, Eric was an Assistant Executive Director and Principal Advisor to the Chair and Vice Chair of the California Energy Commission. Eric was also with the Western Area Power Administration as Director of Power Contracts, Resources and Conservation. He holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management from the University of Hawaii.