Electrotek senior consultant elected secretary of key IEEE committee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 29, 2004 — Electrotek Concepts, a worldwide engineering consulting firm specializing in power quality and electric infrastructure, announced that Thomas E. Grebe, PE, has been elected secretary of IEEE Transmission & Distribution Committee. Grebe, a senior consultant with Electrotek, will begin his two-year term in January 2005.

“We could not be more pleased with Tom’s appointment to this prestigious committee,” said Joseph Rivas, President and CEO of WPT, Electrotek’s parent company. “Tom and the entire Electrotek team continue to lead the market in power quality consulting, helping customers such as the National Rural Electric Cooperative, University of Wisconsin, Illinois Power, PECO Energy and many others, understand and mitigate power quality problems. We believe that Tom will do an outstanding job in this new post.”

At Electrotek, Tom serves as a consultant and project manager in support of power system and power quality analysis, with special emphasis on utility capacitor applications. He has served as an instructor at the University of Wisconsin’s “Power Line Problems in Industrial Environments” seminar for more than a decade. Additionally, he has developed and maintains a number of power system-related websites for IEEE and other professional organizations. He is the Secretary of the International Conference on Power System Transients Steering Committee. He is the author or co-author of approximately 50 technical papers.

The IEEE T&D Committee oversees all matters related to the design, theoretical and experimental performance, installation and service operation of parts of electric power systems which serve to transmit electric energy between the generating sources and substations through AC or DC lines to the service areas.

About Electrotek Concepts

Electrotek Concepts is recognized as one of the premier electric power consulting firms. Specializing in utility and industrial power systems engineering, power quality management, renewable energy and distributed generation, Electrotek Concepts is a division of WPT Inc. WPT, headquartered in Edison. N.J., consists of Electrotek Concepts, Dranetz-BMI and Daytronic Corporation, three leading companies in the field of power quality and data acquisition instrumentation and management.

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