Michael R. Montoya

Director of Engineering Advancement in the Transmission & Distribution Business Unit 

Southern California Edison
Michael R. Montoya was named director of Engineering  Advancement in the Transmission & Distribution  Business Unit (TDBU)of Southern California Edison  (SCE) in 2004. Montoya’s organization is responsible  for distributed energy resources, distribution  technical innovation, power system technologies,  distribution automation, satellite communications,  and research and development.

Montoya, who was previously responsible for managing  the TDBU portion of the company’s 2006 General Rate Case;  was director of the TDBU Project Management organization  and director of Grid Operations, Protection and Controls.

Before that, Montoya held several positions, including manager of transmission substation projects, superintendent of transmission construction and maintenance, and superintendent of substation operations and maintenance. He also held supervisory and bargaining unit positions within the former Transmission and Substation division.