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Alan McBride

Alan McBride

Director, Transmission Services and Resource Qualification, ISO New England
Mr. McBride joined ISO New England in June 2006 and for the first four years his primary responsibility was Project Manager of New Generation Qualification for the Forward Capacity Market. In 2010, he became the Manager, Area Transmission Planning for northern New England. Mr. McBride is currently the Director of Transmission Services and Resource Qualification and he is responsible for the oversight of the interconnection process for new generators and new elective transmission upgrades and the qualification of resources for the Forward Capacity Market. Before joining the ISO, he worked at Dynegy and then at Calpine. At Dynegy and Calpine, Mr. McBride supported various transmission-related activities associated with the development, interconnection and commercial operation of merchant generators. Before joining Dynegy, Mr. McBride worked at Power Technologies Incorporated (now a division of Siemens), where he conducted various transmission analysis studies, including the system impact studies of several proposed generating facilities. Mr. McBride has over 26 years of experience in various aspects of power transmission system analysis and transmission services. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin, in Ireland, an M.S. in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. from Purdue University.