John Spare

John Spare, PhD, Principal Advisor, Distribution, recently working on distribution reliability analysis projects for utilities and EPRI, long-term spatial load forecasting, long-range center city T&D planning, asset management with 25 years of engineering experiece working for a major utility.

Areas of Expertise

  • Distribution Reliability and Operations
  • T&D Planning
  • Underground Urban-core Power Systems
  • Load Forecasting
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance, Condition Based Maintenance

Experience and Background

  • Number of years of experience in the electric power industry 1970 - Present
  • Principal Advisor, Quanta Technology 2007 - 2010
  • Sr. Principal Consultant, KEMA 2000 - 2007
  • CBM Consultant, CSI Services, Emerson Process Management 1995 - 2000
  • Consulting Engineer, Sr. Engineer, Engineer, PECO Energy 1970 - 1995

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  • IEEE Sr. Member
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society, System Planning Sub Comm., Reliability & Risk Sub Comm.
  • IEEE Power Industry Computer Applications Conference (‘83-‘89), Exec Chair, Tech Chair
  • Eta Kappa Nu (National Board of Directors), Tau Beta Pi
  • Published over 23 papers
  • PE Pennsylvania, 1983

Education

  • PhD-EE University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • MSEE University of Pennsylvania, 1969
  • BSEE Carnegie Mellon University, 1966

John Spare can be contacted at jspare@quanta-technology.com