Kevin Peterson | P2S

Kevin Peterson



Co-founder Kevin Peterson’s entrepreneurial vision and commitment to project-specific solutions have made P2S what it is today. As President and CEO, Kevin sets the overall company strategy and gets the team invested in company goals. He has spent more than three decades in the electrical engineering field, where he’s overseen waterfront, industrial, institutional, military, and commercial power systems projects. Kevin is an expert on medium voltage power distribution systems and zero-emission shore power systems for port terminals

Kevin is internationally recognized for chairing the IEEE P80005 Shore Power Connection working group, which develops joint international standards for shore-to-ship power connections with IEC & ISO. Kevin is an IEEE Fellow who also served as President of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS). He currently serves as Chair of the ACEC Coalitions and an officer of the IEEE PCIC (Petroleum & Chemical Industries Committee). Kevin is also past Chair of the ACEC CAMEE coalition and is a member of the ACEC College of Fellows.

Kevin devotes himself to our community as Chairman of the YMCA of Greater Long Beach board of directors, member of the board at the Memorial Medical Center Foundation and member of the Board of Trustees at Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation. He also serves as a Ronald McDonald House of Long Beach Board of Trustees member and a Creating Smiles Capital Campaign cabinet member at the Assistance League of Long Beach.

Published Articles
  • Connecting Berthing Ships to Shore Power to Minimize Air Pollution IEC/IEEE 80005-1
    IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, January/February 2024 Read more →
  • Low-Voltage Shore Connection Power Systems
    IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, September/October 2018 Read more →
  • Designing Cold-Ironing Power Systems
    IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, May/June 2014 Read more →
  • Cold Ironing Power System Design and Electrical Safety
    IEEE PCIC Technical Conference, Sep 2012 Read more →
  • IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Initiative
    IEEE PCIC Technical Conference, Sep 2009 Read more →
  • Tackling Ship Pollution from Shore
    IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, Jan/Feb 2009 Read more →
  • State of Shore Power Standards for Ships
    IEEE PCIC Technical Conference, Sep 2007 Read more →
  • Challenges of Connecting Shipboard Marine Systems to Medium Voltage Shoreside Power
    IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, May/June 2007 Read more →
  • The Power Game
    Ports & Harbors (Official Journal of the International Association of Ports and Harbors), May 2006 Read more →

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