Grid Subject Matter Experts is excited to announce its new addition to the team, Ron Olsen, as Manager of Energy Systems Integration. Mr. Olsen’s extensive experience in electrical utility interconnection management and processes of utility scale resources is a great resource to both the GridSME team and to our clients. At GridSME, Ron is assisting clients across grid technology and engineering disciplines, such as CAISO Tariff and BPM matters, the CAISO New Resource Implementation and Transmission Implementation process, and metering and telemetry options, rules, and requirements.
Prior to joining GridSME, Ron worked for the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) from 2007 through 2019, functioning as the Lead Resource for Implementation of Generation and Transmission. Working directly with clients, generator owners, field personnel, and utility staff, Ron supported numerous generator resources to completion across the west. Along with this, Ron applied his background with SCADA, RTUs, testing, and telemetry and metering to support the CAISO tariff compliance process.