President & CEO, Wernsing Consulting
Richard Wernsing has extensive experience in distribution and transmission planning and asset strategy/management. Recently retired, He was responsible for Strategic Reliability and Delivery Planning at Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G). The electric distribution system includes planning future infrastructure improvements, rebuilding underground networks for the future, managing Distributed Energy Resources, customer microgrids, system expansion for electric vehicles, and transportation electrification. He was responsible for PSE&G's conversion from reactive to proactive maintenance; he led the team that created the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The CMMS uses data to assess the health, criticality, and risk of failure for major distribution and transmission assets. He currently runs Wernsing Consulting LLC. where he specializes in asset strategy, distribution reliability microgrids, and system resiliency.