Henry Chao

Henry Chao, PhD, Executive Advisor, Vice President, RTO/IPO Markets, has over 25 years of leadership and technical management experience in delivering technology solutions and professional services to the electric utility industry with a focus on system planning, operations, engineering, project development, markets, and regulations. Dr. Chao has a strong academic background, including a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and Executive MBA training programs at Duke and Harvard.

Areas of Expertise

·     Electric Generation and Transmission

·     Market Fundamentals Analysis

·     Energy Economics

·     Policy and Reliability Compliance

·     System Planning and Market Design

·     Transmission Capacity and Resource Adequacy

Experience & Background

·     Years of experience in the electric power industry......................................................1991–Present

·     Vice President, RTO/IPO Markets, General Administration, Quanta Technology........2017–Present

·     Principal Consltant, Electric Energy Services & Advisors ..........................................2016–2017

·     VP of System & Resource Planning, NYISO...............................................................2007–2016

·     Group VP of Services Technology, ABB/Electric Systems Consulting (ESC)..............1997–2007

·     Senior Engineer/Project Manager, Siemens/PTI.........................................................1991–1997

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

·     Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

·     Member of International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE)

·     Member of the IEEE Risk and Reliability and Probability Methods Subcommittee, System Economics Subcommittee, System Control Center Subcommittee, and Power System Planning Committee

·     Authored over 50 papers for IEEE, CIGRE, and other industry conferences

Education

·     PhD, Elec. Eng. & Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991

·     MS, Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci., Nanjing Automation Research Institute, China, 1984

·     BS, Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, China, 1982

·     EMBA Training Programs:

  • The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, 2000 and 2001
  • Government School, Harvard University, 2006

 

                                        Henry can be contacted at HChao@Quanta-Technology.com