Joel Westvold, PMP, specializes in supporting business development and growth while continuing to support smart utility technology implementation projects. His 30 years of experience include serving as a senior manager for Portland General Electric and an executive manager for a technology solutions provider. Joel has led teams of engagement directors and project managers to deliver nearly 100 smart grid projects, including several projects with more than 1 million meters or endpoints. He holds an executive MBA from the University of Washington and a BS in chemical engineering from Oregon State University.

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5 critical steps to take on your utility’s AMI 2.0 journey

Mark Hatfield, Joel Westvold
July 26, 2023

Utilities are upgrading existing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems with next-generation AMI, also known as AMI 2.0. In this blog post, we dive into the five steps you should consider when embarking on an AMI 2.0 journey at your utility.

10 ways to get the most value out of your AMI investment

Joel Westvold
July 29, 2021

Utilities across the US and Canada have invested millions designing and implementing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems. Now those utilities are looking for ways to use their investments to deliver even more value. We’ve pulled together 10 examples of AMI opportunities to consider.