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.

From Telegraph Poles to Steel Structures: Evolution of the Grid
From telegraph poles to steel structures, the electric utility industry continues to evolve in form and function.
The Past Is the Future
Next-generation technologies are built on past foundations.
The Grid Takes Shape
From telegraph poles to steel structures, the electric utility industry continues to evolve in form and function.
wind energy
How Much Is Too Much in Renewable Energy? 
Ain’t technology fun? Thanks to tech toys like Skype and smart phones, it’s easy to stay in touch with friends, family and coworkers.
wind farm
Big Renewables Need Big Transmission
Renewables are not the issue; more wire is needed in the air.
solar mirrors
Energy Storage Tames Renewables 1
Images on how energy storage works with the latest renewable energy technologies to become dispatchable.
Taming Renewables with Storage  1
Renewable resources can become dispatchable with sufficient energy storage systems.
Our Future Grid Is Shaping Up 5
Applying rooftop solar directly to the distribution system is somewhat like trying to fit the proverbial square peg in a round hole.
New Renewables Will Require Transmission Upgrades 2
Renewables are not the issue; more wire is needed in the air.
thyristor inverters
As we push the physical limits of the grid, flexible ac transmission systems controllers can prevent systems from coming apart.
Building Blocks for the Grid 
The electric utility industry is shaping not only the transmission grid with power electronics, but all facets of electric consumption.
FACTS Facts  2
There is an expanding presence of advanced technology altering the 21st century grid to meet its ever-changing role.
Grid FACTS  1
Power electronics are poised to refine the grid as they redefine themselves.
Dynamic monitoring gallery
Dynamic Monitoring 1
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.
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