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Ryan Stewart Bio

Mr. Stewart has over 11 years of experience in the energy industry as an engineer focusing on transmission planning and operations. His expertise includes transmission expansion planning, renewable generation interconnections, power flow and stability analyses, short circuit analyses, project management, NERC Reliability Standards compliance, process and procedure development, operational planning and real-time assessments, and power system modeling. Mr. Stewart is an accomplished engineering professional with a strong technical background, and a deep understanding of the electrical utility industry. He has performed numerous transmission and generation studies to meet NERC compliance, improve the reliability of the Bulk Electric System (BES), and provide high quality customer products and services. He has also developed and managed capital improvement projects by optimizing system economics, reliability, operating flexibility, and risk. Prior to joining nFront Consulting, Mr. Stewart was a Transmission Planning and Operations Engineer with Arizona Public Service for 8 years. Most recently, Mr. Stewart has spent the last 3 years as an Operations Support Engineer for Western Area Power Administration. Mr. Stewart’s educational background includes a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.