Gene Wolf

Gene Wolf, Technical Writer
Transmission & Distribution World Magazine

Gene Wolf has been designing and building substations and other high technology facilities for over 32 years. He received his BSEE from Wichita State University. He received his MSEE from New Mexico State University. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of California and New Mexico. He started his career as a substation engineer for Kansas Gas and Electric, retired as the Principal Engineer of Stations for Public Service Company of New Mexico recently, and founded Lone Wolf Engineering, LLC an engineering consulting company.  

Gene is widely recognized as a technical leader in the electric power industry. Gene is a fellow of the IEEE. He is the former Chairman of the IEEE PES T&D Committee. He has held the position of the Chairman of the HVDC & FACTS Subcommittee and membership in many T&D working groups. Gene is also active in renewable energy. He sponsored the formation of the “Integration of Renewable Energy into the Transmission & Distribution Grids” subcommittee and the “Intelligent Grid Transmission and Distribution” subcommittee within the Transmission and Distribution committee.

Articles by Gene Wolf
Dynamic monitoring gallery
Dynamic Monitoring
Images of advancements in sensor technologies, as utilities look to increase capacity and reliability.
dynamic network
Big Data Unleashes More Capacity  1
Dynamic monitoring and control of substations and power lines yields surprising results.
weather station
T&D Monitoring in Real Time  1
Knowing the condition of assets and how hard they can be pushed is key to the dynamic operation of the power grid.
Dynamic Monitoring, Diagnostics and Control Are Here to Stay
Today, we know so much about all aspects of the power grid, and, more importantly, we can access so much of this data in real time.
Gene Wolf at the 2013 EPRI HVDC & FACTS Conference
Join T&D Worlds' technical writer, Gene Wolf, at the 2013 EPRI HVDC & FACTS Conference and see what he saw.
Keeping Up With the Future: Latest Smart Grid Developments
Keeping Up With the Future: Latest Smart Grid Developments  2
The latest developments in switchgear are reshaping the smart grid of tomorrow.
Delivering Performance: Innovation and Technology in Switchgear 
Innovation and technology combine to keep switchgear ahead of the challenges facing the grid.
Mastering the Arc 
When inquisitive minds cross advanced materials, innovative solutions to interrupt current flow develop.
Lightning Does Strike In the Same Place Twice 
Switchgear has come a long way in the 40 years I have been designing and building substations.
Partners Respond during Superstorm Sandy 
When the wind and waves from Superstorm Sandy crashed along the East Coast's Atlantic shores, the electric utilities' supply chain of workers, materials
Energy Warehousing
Remember when smart grid burst onto the scene? It was heralded as the latest, greatest and most modern technology available. It was the silver bullet
Edgy Technology
Edgy technologies: Some people may call them wild ideas, while others may consider them outrageous or even outlandish. Urban Dictionary defines edgy as
We're Closing In on the Future 
My first contact with the heady world of advancing technology in our industry happened early in my career. Around 1980, a company named Gould Brown Boveri
Tricked Out Substations
It is doubtful anyone involved with the beginnings of the electric utility industry ever envisioned how the transmission grid would be used in today's
Demand Response Is Here to Stay
Technology has finally begun to catch up to the concepts that predate the term smart grid. Case in point is demand response (DR). This technology began
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