Douglas A. Mutcher, PE, LEED APElectrical Engineering Manager
Doug is a professional electrical engineer, manager of Westwood's electrical engineering service group, and a shareholder of the firm. With more than 20 years of experience, Doug's electrical engineering background is diverse, having experience with a variety of industries including renewable energy generation, energy storage, mass transportation facilities, campus environments, processing plants, industrial, commercial, educational, corporate, medical, retail, and manufacturing facilities. Doug joined Westwood in 2012 to lead electrical engineering efforts associated with wind, solar PV, and energy storage facilities of all sizes across the country and in U.S. territories. His projects range from as small as a 2-kW solar canopy with an EV charging station connected behind the meter to utility-scale facilities over 300 MW in size interconnected at the transmission level.
Prior to joining Westwood, Doug was involved in designing facilities that achieved LEED Certification and facilities compliant with various states' energy codes. In addition, he was heavily involved with client energy efficiency initiatives, charged with evaluating new and existing electrical energy-saving technologies, review of test installation metered data, integration of successful technologies into client design standards, and implementation of energy-saving technologies.
University of North Dakota, BS Electrical Engineering
Professional Engineer: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia.
LEED Accredited Professional
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Minnesota
North Central Electrical Engineering Society (NCEES)
Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA)
Minnesota Solar Energy Industry Assocation (MNSEIA)
Energy Storage Association (ESA)