Manager of Distribution Planning
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Brian has over 33 years experience in the electric utility industry, holding positions in Meter Engineering and Distribution Engineering, managing the Maine Energy Control Center, and directing an Electric System Engineering organization before focusing on Smart Grids. While working in Smart Grids, Brian delivered a single, integrated EMS/DMS/OMS serving two operating companies and control rooms, and he developed the smart grids technology platform and implementation roadmap for AVANGRID. Brian is a senior member of IEEE and former chair of both the Maine Section and the Central New England Council. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maine.
Manager of Transmission Planning
BS, Electrical Engineering – University of Maine
With more than 40 years of utility management, planning and engineering experience under his belt, Waine is expert at power system planning, project planning and financial analysis. As the Principal Power System Engineer at RLC, Waine manages the Power System Studies group and is responsible for power system economic analyses including congestion analysis. He has provided expert testimony before FERC and state regulatory agencies. Waine is an accomplished engineer with more than 20 years of consulting experience in the United States and Europe, including the countries of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Poland. Waine is a registered PE in the State of Maine.
MS, Engineering/Electric Power Engineering – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute BS, Electrical Engineering – Northeastern University.
As the Member-Manager and Founder of RLC Engineering, LLC, Rick offers utility providers and developers a rich background of power system studies and power delivery engineering excellence. With over 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry, Rick provides clients with a diverse knowledge of power system operation from both a planning and operational perspective in tandem with exceptional professional engineering. Rick is integrally involved in the day-to-day management of RLC’s two offices, heads a team of more than 50 technical professionals, and works in close collaboration with RLC clients on numerous projects. Rick is a registered PE in Maine and Connecticut.