With Energy Consulting I have found opportunities to work on interesting and challenging projects while having access to some of the best technical experts in the field.


GE Energy Consulting
Since 2013


About Paul

aul Datka joined GE Energy Consulting as a Principal Engineer in 2013, where he has participated in and led system and equipment studies for series compensation projects with passive damping filters, both in Scotland and the United States. 

Paul also brings substantial expertise to support the engineering for several series compensation projects, including extensive project experience with capacitor banks for Cross Texas Transmission (CTT), Electric Transmission Texas (ETT), and Hydro Quebec.  He also designed several projects for the reactive compensation business segment, for such geographically diverse businesses as Enel Power in Brazil; Xcel Energy in Minnesota; and Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Company in Arizona.

Prior to joining the Energy Consulting team, Paul spent twelve years working for GE Digital Energy, located in Ft. Edward, NY, where he held positions including Lead Project Engineer and Engineering Leader.  During this time Paul also actively participated in both governmental and commercial proposal efforts with GE’s commercial team, contributing to specifications, study development and review, cost estimating and pricing for global project opportunities.


  • B.S. Systems Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 1997
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