Scott Gass is a Principal Engineer at PowerGEM. He works primarily in the consulting services area, providing technical analysis in system planning and transmission expansion. He has performed numerous fatal flaw studies for potential generation interconnection projects in NYISO, ISO-NE, PJM and MISO. He has also performed studies for merchant transmission and generation interconnection customers to verify PJM Feasibility and Impact study results including the identified overloads, recommended system upgrades and associated cost allocation. Mr. Gass has also completed black start studies to determine if there were issues with the developed restoration plans.
Prior to joining PowerGEM, Mr. Gass was employed by PJM as Manager of Transmission Planning. He was with PJM for eight years where he was instrumental in the development and implementation of the generation and merchant transmission interconnection processes, the generator and load deliverability procedures, PJM Planning Criteria, and cost allocation procedures for both baseline and network upgrades for interconnection projects. He was also involved in the studies required to interconnect over 17,000 MW of new generation and was responsible for the analysis related to the extension of the PJM planning horizon from 5 years to 15 years. Prior to PJM, Mr. Gass was in the System Planning Department at GPU for 11 years.
Mr. Gass has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.