Chandra Pallem
Principal Consultant
Knoxville, TN

Dr. Chandra Pallem joined EnerNex in August 2006 as a Power Systems Engineer after receiving her doctorate in electrical engineering from Tennessee Technological University. Her areas of expertise are transient studies and harmonic analysis of power systems. Chandra’s preferred software tool for the computer simulation of power systems is EMTP-RV. Her software expertise includes NexHarm, PSCAD, Cape and ASPEN Oneliner.

Chandra has been involved in a large variety of projects including transient, Temporary Overvoltage (TOV), insulation coordination, harmonic, steady state power flow and short circuit studies on wind plants. For utilities, and other power systems, she has been involved in projects including capacitor switching, overhead line/underground cable energization studies, power quality studies, Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV) studies for circuit breakers, and reactor failure analysis. She has also been involved with transient, harmonic, and power quality studies for various solar power plants.

Areas of Expertise

Power Systems
Transmission/Utility System Studies
Grid Modernization Roadmap
Power Grid Simulation
Power Quality
Solar Power Plant Studies
Wind Plant Studies


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