Technological Advancements in Power & Energy Meters


  • Industrial & Utility Application Metering
  • Accuracy Standards
  • Memory Capacities and Methods
  • Load Profiling & Power Quality Capabilities
  • Communications Options and Challenges
  • Regulatory and Security Issues
  • Future Developments

 Jointly Presented by Cincinnati IEEE Chapter member, Mark S. McCloy of CE Power Solutions and Shaun Olson, Regional Manager Satec, Inc. Union, NJ

 Though Shaun does represent a manufacturer of metering products and solutions; we are mutually committed to maintaining a non-commercial, technical presentation and discussion relative to this technology, equipment, standards and industry developments


Mark McCloy is Director of Marketing and minority owner of CE Power Solutions; an Engineering Service provider and Manufacturer’s Representative Agency to the electric Utility and large power producer and consumer markets throughout the United States.   As a third generation in technical sales, Mark has been continuously involved with the Cincinnati IEEE Chapter since 2006 with previous memberships dating back to 1991.   Founder of Power Distribution Services in 1985; Mark has been instrumental in developing and promoting advancements in circuit breaker technologies, such as vacuum and SF6 interrupting mediums (in which he has held one patent for); advanced digital testing technologies for HV and EHV power circuit breakers; and the development and promotion of solid-state and digital technologies in Protection and Metering components and equipment.

Shaun Olson – Regional Sales Manager Satec Inc.  graduated from West Virginia University and started his career in 2001 working for an electrical distributor Turtle & Hughes.  After gaining experience in dealing with electrical distribution equipment and the pleasure of working with electrical contractors, he moved onto work for Siemens Energy & Automation in 2004.  Shaun started his career at Siemens as a project manager for a number of years and then advanced his career into power monitoring sales.   Shaun worked with design consultants and assisted in laying out communication network infrastructures for the critical power market.  After working with Siemens for a number of years, Shaun advanced his a career again and currently works at SATEC Inc. as a Regional Sales Manager.  SATEC Inc. is a leader in electrical meter manufacturing for the utility, industrial, and commercial market.


Thursday, September 22, 2011


Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)


5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. –  Social Time


6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner


7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. –  Presentation


$12- $20, See information in Reservations

MENU SELECTIONS:   Buffet Menu: Homemade Crab Cakes, Stuffed Pork Chops, Grilled Portobello w/ Ratatouille & Yellow Rice, Twice Baked Potatoes, Sauteed Vegetables, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls and Butter.  There is also a bar available for the purchase of alcoholic drink.

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:  (Please note New Procedure) Please make reservations for each meeting by going to:  Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation.  You may now pay on-line. 

Members: $12.00
Non-members: $15.00

Two ways to pay for dinner:
1) [Register and pay the fee now] using PayPal.
2) [Register and pay the fee at the meeting]. Check or cash; correct change appreciated.

Make checks payable to “IEEE Cincinnati Section”.
Those desiring to use their bank’s bill payer service to send a check, rather than paying at the meeting, should contact for details.

Reservations close at noon on September 15, 2011.

An email to prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation. Failure to cancel does not eliminate your responsibility to pay for the dinner. Refunds for PayPal payments are more complicated, and we request that you leave the funds on deposit for a future meeting.

WALK-INS: If you don’t have a dinner reservation, there may not be enough food to serve you. Walk-ins pay a higher rate: $15.00 for members, $20.00 for non-members. Cash or checks only.

All Reservations must be made by noon, Thursday, September 15th, 2011

PE CREDITS:  Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.