Glenn Pritchard is currently the Manager of Advanced Grid Operations and Technology for PECO’s Smart Grid/Smart Meter Project. This project includes the system-wide replacement of 2.3M electric and gas meters and the installation of hundreds of distribution automation devices. Pritchard graduated from Clemson University in 1990 with a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania. He has been with Exelon/PECO in Philadelphia for twenty-five years where he is responsible for developing new applications that leverage the Smart Grid, AMI Systems and metering data.
Other areas of experience include distribution & transmission engineering, substation automation and communications. Pritchard specializes in finding new applications of existing and emerging technologies. Beyond his work at PECO, Pritchard has taught numerous classes and frequently presents at the key industry venues, including Distributech, EEI and IEEE. He has authored numerous papers on Smart Grids, AMI systems and the use of the data generated by such platforms. Pritchard received the 2014 EPRI Technology Transfer Award for the Smart Grid Demonstration Project, the 2010 IEC Grid Vision and the 2008 Utilimetrics’ Utility Best Practices Awards for his work in the Smart Grid and AMI fields