For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

Mohammed Ahmed joins PUCO

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Oct. 9, 2018) – Mohammed Ahmed joins the Public Utilties Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today where he serves as the executive transmission advisor to the chairman.

Mohammed has over thirty-five years of experience in the transmission and power system planning arena.  Mohammed joins the PUCO from American Electric Power (AEP), where he was a transmission planning manager, having joined AEP in 1981.  Mohammed is an electrical engineer by training, but he has also participated in regulatory proceedings both at the state and federal level, and has had lead nationally through organizations like the Edison Electric Institute and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.  He has also had an international presence, assisting in international transmission projects and planning through USAID. 

“We are very excited to have such a qualified and nationally respected transmission expert join our team at the PUCO.  Mohammed will add great value to our already strong siting and forecasting staffs,” stated Chairman Asim Z. Haque.

Mohammed is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Ohio, and holds both a Bachelors of Science and a Masters in electrical engineering. 

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