Hugo Bashualdo

Hugo Bashualdo, P.Eng, Principal Advisor, Distribution & Asset Operations, has over 23 years of experience in the electric utility industry serving in a variety of management, engineering, project management, and consultative services.  Hugo spent 10 years in the utility industry as a manager overseeing planning, design, construction, asset management, distribution operation & maintenance, and loss control. His expertise includes developing distribution master planning, reliability improvement, loss reduction, and power utility process re-engineering. His current focus includes integration of DER, distribution system hosting capacity evaluation, microgrids power system studies, losses impact with DER integration, and smart grid applications such as feeder automation and its impact with DER applications. 

 

Areas of Expertise

  • DER integration power system studies
  • Microgrid power system studies
  • Asset management and operations
  • Losses control and reliability improvement

Experience & Background

  • Years of experience in the electric power industry................................................. 1994–Present
  • Principal Advisor, Distribution & Asset Operations, Quanta Technology................ 2017–Present
  • Manager, Distribution Planning and Microgrids, Siemens PTI............................... 2012-2017
  • Sr. Field Service Engineer, BC Hydro.................................................................... 2006–2012
  • Lima’s Hydro Power (Edelnor a ENEL-Italy’ subsidiary in South America)

o   Mannager, Panamericana Design, Construction and Operations..... 1999–2004

o   Manager, Power Loss Control Area................................................... 1997–1999

o   Manager, Distribution Studies Area.................................................... 1996–1997

o   Manager, Planning, Tariff, Control and IT Area................................... 1995–1996

o   Distribution Planning Engineer............................................................ 1994–1995

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

  • IEEE member, Power and Energy Systems
  • Professional Engineer, APEGBC, Canada
  • Project Management (Graduate with Honors) 2005 to 2006
  • Published numerous journal and conference papers

Education

  • Project Management, Humber College Institute of Technology and Advance Learning, Canada, 2006
  • MBA, (scholarship) Business School of Peruvian University of Applied Science, Peru, 2000
  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, National University of Engineering (UNI), Peru, 1994

 

Hugo can be contacted at HBashualdo@Quanta-Technology.com