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ELP Volume 80 Issue 5
Dr. Chauncey Starr was the founding President, and later Vice Chairman of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). After serving more than a decade, he was appointed President Emeritus, the position he still holds. He recently celebrated his 90th birthday.
It was the age of flappers and Bessie Smith and the Hot Jazz Five; it was an age that would later become known as the "Roaring '20s".
At the half-century turning point, the pattern through which equipment designers, system engineers and operators hope to keep the electric power industry ahead of the ever-increasing demand for its services (and at the same time in the sound financial condition essential to its physical expansion) has emerged from the organized confusion of the postwar era.