Mr. Rich is a Senior Executive Consultant with Long International and has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of electric power system design, installation, operation and maintenance, including distribution, subtransmission, and transmission systems upwards to 500 kV and generation and industrial plant distribution systems of 34.5 kV down to 480 VAC.
Mr. Rich previously led the substation and large EPC projects group for General Electric, held a leadership position at a national protective relaying and substation EPC firm specializing in protection and control, and acted as a sales/application engineer to support advanced relaying, metering and communication equipment and systems.
He now shares his extensive knowledge and expertise on a broad array of client projects. Mr. Rich has also been a project manager and lead engineer on many electric air and gas insulated substations and other specialized power projects such as static var compensator, cycloconverter, series compensation, harmonic filters, battery energy storage systems, and generation projects of many technologies. His clients included large municipal and investor owned utilities, generation and transmission cooperatives, independent power producers, large industrials, contractors, and consultants. Mr. Rich speaks on technical subjects, professional development, and ethics in various national and regional settings.
Professional Employee Management, General Electric Company, Crotonville, NY, 1989
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, 1981
Licensed Professional Engineer:
New Jersey (24GE03406000)
New Mexico (17716)
New York (069205)
North Carolina (031839)
South Carolina (22717)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Power Engineering Society