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Rick Saffarpour

Senior Consultant


Areas of Expertise

Mr. Rick Saffarpour is an accomplished electrical engineer with over 21 years of experience specializing in the design, planning, and optimization of electric power distribution systems. He's experienced in leading complex projects and working with diverse teams to develop customized electrical engineering software for distribution system planning and analysis. His expertise extends to evaluating system requirements, identifying potential challenges, and proposing effective solutions.

Rick has a proven track record of working closely with electric utility companies, facilitating the transfer of electrical grid data into GIS software applications, and conducting optimization and planning calculations. His areas of expertise include:

  • Distribution Network Optimization

  • Capacitor Placement Optimization

  • Load Modeling and Load Forecasting

  • Planning and optimizing radial medium voltage systems.

  • Determining optimal locations, sizes, and service areas for distribution substations.

  • Planning the most efficient routes for distribution lines.

  • Utilizing GIS software to ease the distribution systems calculations.

  • Develop Electrical System Database and Software Applications for Designing/Optimizing Electrical Networks.


Years of Experience


Countries of Work Experience

USA, Iran, Yemen



  • B.S. / Electrical Engineering / Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (1992)



English, Persian

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