Jonathan Palmer, P.Eng., MBA
Entrepreneur.
Business Leader.
Professional Engineer.

Profile

Jonathan Palmer graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering and from the University of Saskatchewan with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He supported the Saskatchewan Crown Corporations in pioneering the 4-party turnkey program, has lead engineering teams for the delivery of renewable energy projects, substations, distribution infrastructure, system planning, and load forecasting.

His project experience covers Western Canadian utilities including SaskPower, SaskEnergy, SaskTel, FortisBC, BC Hydro, Saskatoon Light & Power, Summerland Power, Manitoba Hydro, City of Penticton Electric Utility, Access Communications, and Shaw. Palmer’s focus is utility planning, load forecasting, and turnkey operations and has been involved in a number of planning studies including the City of Kelowna Electric Utility Master Plan, The City of Penticton System Development Plan, The District of Summerland Electric Utility System Development Plan, the FortisBC Kelowna Area Spatial Electric Load Forecast, and Saskatoon Light & Power's Bulk System Planning Study.

Areas of Practice

Jonathan's key interest areas include: renewable energy, solar, energy storage systems, electric utilities, distribution planning, design, and design-build, load forecasting, and project development. DC grids, entrepreneurship, and leadership.







Skills

enabling utilities,
developers, businesses.
unleash potential.

Skills

Distribution Planning Utility Design Business
  • Spatial Electric Load Forecasting
  • Integral Analytics LoadSEER Software
  • Regression Forecasting
  • Cooper Power Systems CYME Software
  • Capital Planning and Budget Creation
  • GIS based asset management planning
  • Small World GIS
  • ESRI GIS, Spatial Analyst, VBA Programming
  • Underground Distribution Design
  • Protection & Coordination
  • Overhead wood pole design
  • AutoCAD 2016
  • Pull Planner 3000
  • Voltage Drop Calculations
  • Roadway street lighting (IES Specifications)
  • AGi32 lighting simulation software
  • Construction standards development
  • Strategic business planning
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial forecasting and trending
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL ERP
  • Microsoft SQL, MySQL
  • Web design & development
  • Internet Marketing & SEO
  • Cloud based solutions
  • Digital workflow and file management

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