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David G. Caceres

Executive Consultant

Areas Of Expertise

Mr. David Caceres has deep knowledge in automation of electric utilities providing consulting in 25 countries - SCADA/ EMS/ ADMS for Energy Control Centers, Smart Grids Roadmaps and Technology, Distribution and Substation Automation, Hydro Plant Control, and Telecom. His services include Design, Technical Specification, Bid Evaluation, Work Statement, Contract Negotiation, and System Implementation – Vendor Meetings assistance, Documentation Review, and Factory/ Site Acceptance Testing.

Extensive experience in Project Management and Business Development – he was recently DNV GL (KEMA) Brazil Country Manager - Energy. He has also experience in Technical and Compliance Audits, Operator Procedures/ Training, Management and Staffing Restructuring, and National Energy Policy.

Relevant Experience:

  • BESCOM (India) Distribution Automation: PM and technical lead of this large full-functionality ADMS, Communication System, and field devices (ongoing).  

  • CGE (Chile) Distribution Control Center Benchmarking study (2018).

  • Minnesota Power SCADA/EMS Replacement Design and Technical Specification (2017)

  • ONS (Brazilian ISO) REGER: SCADA/ EMS next generation for 1 national and 4 regional centers

  • CEMIG (Brazil) Smart Grid Roadmap for Protection, Distribution/Substation Automation, AMI

  • IBERDROLA (Spain) EMS/ DMS Control System: one central dispatch and four regional centers.

  • ISA-CTEEP (Brazil) IEC 61850 Substation Automation for the Edgar de Souza Substation retrofit.

  • ENEL Peru Telecom Master Plan: Developing Technology Options and 5-year Investment Plan.

Mr. Caceres has presented 40 publications at international conferences.

Membership in Professional Associations: DistribuTECH Brasil Advisory Board and Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú

IEEE Power and Energy Society: Senior Member

Years of Experience

44 years

Countries of Work Experience

USA, Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Spain, Portugal, Egypt, Pakistan, India and Vietnam


  • B.S. Electrical Engineering/1974/ Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (UNI), Lima, Peru

  • Computer Systems Assistant-ship/ 1973/UNI, Lima, Peru


English, Spanish (native) and Portuguese

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