Year Inducted / Awarded: 2016
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Kenneth B. Bowes is Vice President – CT Engineering for Eversource Energy. Mr. Bowes is responsible for engineering activities for the electric distribution system including: distribution planning, engineering and design, substation engineering, protection and control engineering, telecommunications engineering, and the geographic information systems for electric and gas operations. Mr. Bowes establishes the reliability, asset management and system resiliency strategies for the annual program development and the five year capital program. He also manages the distributed generation, micro-grid, new technology and R&D activities for the Company. Additionally, he executes the System Resiliency Program and the Stamford and Greenwich Infrastructure Improvement Projects. Mr. Bowes serves as the lead witness for regulatory proceedings and serves as the Connecticut Incident Commander for system restoration activities. Mr. Bowes earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Bowes is the past Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute’s Transmission Committee and presently serves on the EEI Transmission and EEI Security Committees. He serves on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Connecticut, the Bristol Boys and Girls Club, and is Chairman of the Board of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters.