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ERNESTO A. PEREZ JR, P.E.

ERNESTO A. PEREZ JR, P.E.

ERNESTO A. PEREZ JR, P.E.

PRINCIPAL | POWER SUPPLY | MARIETTA, GEORGIA

Contact ERNESTO PEREZ:  ERNESTO.PEREZ@GDSASSOCIATES.COM

Ernesto Perez is a Principal of GDS and currently works within the Power Supply Services department at GDS Associates, Inc. As an energy consultant he has assisted various municipals, electric cooperatives, and generation / transmission entities develop power supply solutions for their unique needs. Previous projects include integrated resource plans (IRPs), competitive request for proposal (RFPs) market solicitations, capacity & energy market hedging strategies, environmental
compliance feasibility studies, production cost modeling & resource acquisition studies, purchased power
arrangement value assessments & negotiations, asset valuation calculations, and regular market participation reporting across multiple RTOs. Mr. Perez is actively involved and holds a voting position within SPP’s Supply Adequacy Working Group (SAWG). In 2017, Mr. Perez managed the development of the operating budget and power billing systems on behalf of a merger of three G&Ts in East Texas which collectively represent revenues in excess of $300 million dollars.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance and Risk Management from Georgia State University

SPECIALTIES

  • Integrated Resource Planning (IRP)
  • Power Supply Planning, Procurement and Hedging Strategy
  • RTO Market Analysis, Asset Valuation and Stakeholder Representation

PROVIDING SOLID ENGINEERING AND ENERGY CONSULTANT SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE U.S. and canada