With over 16 years in the electric utility industry, Lora Anguay works as the Director of Distribution Operations & Maintenance for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). Lora is responsible for Distribution Control Center Operations, Operations Engineering, Transmission and Distribution Maintenance Planning, Electrical Design and Standards and Distribution Management Systems.
Lora’s experience within Transmission and Distribution includes overseeing the work management activities for line design and construction, leading the deployment of SMUD’s Smart Meter project and management of SMUD’s distribution automation project. As part of SMUD’s grid modernization efforts, Lora is overseeing the automation of SMUD’s sub-transmission system, implementation of an Advanced Distribution Management System and the co-development of a Distributed Energy Resource Management System.
Lora earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the California State University, Sacramento and is an alumni of the Western Energy Institute’s Emerging Leaders program.