Satish Saini is a licensed Professional Engineer registered with PEO in Ontario, Canada. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and has completed numerous advanced courses in various fields of power transmission, distribution, smart grid, MicroGrids, power automation and project management.
He has 33 years of accomplished management experience in various fields of energy and power including utility operations, generation, transmission, distribution, system planning and maintenance, project and portfolio management. He has advised and participated in the development of various energy policies with ministries, regulatory authorities, utilities and local distribution companies. His experience and expertise also include business development and project management related to renewable energy, smart metering / AMI, Advanced Distribution System (ADS) / Smart Grid, DSM and DMS. Throughout his career he was deeply involved in process development, recruitment, training and mentoring staff with diverse backgrounds.
Currently he is working as a Senior Project Manager in Hydro One (one of the largest utility in Canada) in Toronto. He is involved in managing a large portfolio of various types of transmission and distribution projects all over the province of Ontario.
He has been honoured, awarded and recognized many times throughout his professional career world-wide for his achievements and contributions towards energy and power system and advising on solutions for enhancing overall efficiency, system reliability and customer service using innovative solutions and technologies.
He is an active member of IEEE in various committees, Task Forces and Working Groups related to Smart Distribution, Smart Grid, MicroGrids and Smart Cities; and also Chair of IEEE Smart Grid Technical Activities Committee. He has a strong vision of developing engineering community with innovative programs for future engineers to bridge the gaps between school education and practical workplace requirements.
Chair of Education Committee