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John Twitchell

John Twitchell Power Systems Engineering Lead

John Twitchell is a former electric utility executive and a power systems engineer with extensive experience in the management of major electric utility functions. This experience includes power systems operations, resource and transmission planning, fuels purchasing, environmental permitting and compliance, power plant and transmission systems design, construction, and maintenance. He has been involved in electric reliability organizations at senior management levels, and held responsibilities for monitoring and enforcing compliance with NERC standards and evaluation of electric grid reliability. He has been actively engaged in engineering technical society activity, and most recently served on the board of IEEE USA. Electric system reliability and the strategic development of cost effective power supply plans have been important components of his career. He is a registered professional engineer, with a degree in electrical engineering and a master's of business administration degree.