Phillip Amaya is the Technical Services Division Manager at Magic Valley Electric Cooperative in South Texas. Phillip earned his electrical engineering degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He has 15 years experience as a power engineer in Distribution System Protection, Planning and Control Center Operations.
Phillip is responsible for System Protection, Power Quality, Power Factor, Planning and NERC Compliance studies and implementation. He is also responsible for MVEC’s Control Center, Distribution Management System and Smart Grid design and implementation. Phillip is a graduate from UT Pan American with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Session name: A Coop’s Approach to Monitoring & Managing Today’s Grid