Monte Meredith

Principal Power Systems Engineer

Academic Background

  • Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, 2006
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, 1998

Professional Experience

Monte Meredith is an engineering professional with a strong technical background and a deep understanding of the electrical utility industry. Mr. Meredith has over 16 years of power system planning experience. Mr. Meredith joined Utility System Efficiencies, Inc. (USE) in 2009. At USE, Mr. Meredith is responsible for performing various power system analysis studies.

While employed at Navigant Consulting from 2002-2009, Mr. Meredith, as a managing consultant, performed and assisted in power flow, voltage stability and/or transient stability analysis for generation interconnection studies, large load interconnection studies, transmission reinforcement studies, and various other transmission system analysis studies throughout the WECC including, Northern and Southern California, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Pacific Northwest and Alberta.

As a Transmission Planning Engineer for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) from 1999-2002, Mr. Meredith developed system base cases, which included modeling, loading and development of contingencies to be studied. As a team member of PG&E’s transmission assessment and expansion plan process team, Mr. Meredith was also responsible for analyzing the Los Padres, Kern, Fresno, Yosemite, Stanislaus and Stockton divisions of PG&Es transmission grid for adverse impacts and propose solutions to mitigate those impacts. Mr. Meredith acted as Technical Coordinator for a project team set-up for customers interconnecting to the transmission grid. Generation Interconnection highlights include the Elk Hills Generation Interconnection and Sunrise Texaco Generation Interconnection. Mr. Meredith also performed numerous transmission load interconnections.