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Zoilo Miguel Rodas

Senior Consultant

Areas Of Expertise

Mr. Miguel Rodas is a Senior Consultant with a distinguished career in the energy industry, with over 26 years of total experience. Mr. Rodas worked for different utility vendors as well as for a power utility.  Communications projects included covering areas of system operations and management of Transmission System Networks, Energy Management Systems, and SCADA systems. Leveraging that background, Mr. Rodas has assisted numerous domestic and international customers since 1997 in the fields of Telecommunications for Electric Power Systems, Control Systems, Device Integration (IEDs), AMI, Operations, and Grid Modernization.


Mr. Rodas’ areas of expertise includes:

  • ​Utilities’ Telecommunications Infrastructure Assessment/Optimization/Design

  • Network Management Operation and Implementation

  • Integrate NOC (iNOC) Tools, Processes, Procedures (IT/OT Integration)

  • Smart Grid (Renewables, Communications)

  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Demand Response (DR)

  • Tender Documentation (Technical Specifications and Requirements)

  • Utility Project Acceptance

  • Control Center Communications and Integration of Substation Devices

Prior to joining ESTA International, he worked for Pepco(Washington, DC - now part of Exelon US), Nokia, and Current Group (utility communications). 


Mr. Rodas has presented at several international conferences.

​CIGRE: Member

IEEE Power and Energy Society: Member

 Years of Experience

 26 years

Countries of Work Experience

USA, Mexico, Spain, UK, India, Thailand, Philippines, Brazil, Paraguay, Mauritius, and Australia.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Electrical Engineering/1994/ University of Maryland USA

  • Masters of Engineering (M.E.)/1996/ University of Maryland USA

  • Masters of Science(M.E.)/2002/ Johns Hopkins University USA



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