MEI is pleased to announce that we have added Dale Jones, P.E., to the MEI team.

Dale Jones

Dale comes to us with over 34 years of progressive electric utility experience.  He is experienced in managing power supply, business development, ERCOT regulatory monitoring, wholesale and retail electric pricing, customer relationships, and transmission/distribution/substation engineering and construction. Dale is skilled at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships among utility leaders, team members, legislative and regulatory stakeholders, and customers.

Dale’s primary role will be performing Power Supply advisory duties for MEI Clients.  This is an area of our business that we plan on expanding and maintaining for our current and future Clients.

Please feel free to contact Dale at or on his cell 830-998-9200.

Employment Summary

Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. – Johnson City, Texas  |  2001 – 2016

V.P. Power Supply/ Power Supply Manager/ Power Supply Advisor

System Planning, Mapping, Substation/Transmission design and construction.

Notable Career Achievements

Gained consensus with the company, regulators, and industrial customers in the development of strategic pricing program that preserved and grew the company’s large industrial load to over 600 MW.

Formulated strategy and negotiated contractual amendments that will deliver over $220 million of power cost contract savings to the organization

Optimized internal and external resources in the expansion of the distribution and transmission system during a high growth period (in excess of 5%/year meter growth), with an annual capital budget of $70 to $120 million per year.

American Electric Power/Central South West/Central Power Light  |  1980 – 2001

Central and South West Corporation (CSW) at Central Power and Light (CPL) in 1980 Distribution Design Engineer, progressed to Industrial Marketing Engineer, Manager Industrial Power, Director of Power Marketing and Large Industrials, Manager of Industrial Power for CSW Energy Services, and Business Development Manager, Gulf Coast Region, for AEP Pro Serv when CSW was acquired by American Electric Power (AEP).

AEP Pro Serv  |  2000 – 2001

Business Development Manager, Gulf Coast Region

CSW  |  1996 – 2000

Energy Services Manager Industrial Power

Central Power & Light  |  1982 – 1996

Director of Power Marketing and Large Industrials

Manager Industrial Power

Industrial Marketing Engineer

Nueces Electric Cooperative, Inc. – Robstown, Texas  |  1978 – 1980

Employed by NEC in the engineering department during college. Upon graduation accepted position as Engineer responsible for the coordination of line extensions and system improvements.


B.S. Electrical Engineering, May 1979

Texas A&I University, Kingsville, Texas

Texas Registered Professional Engineer, License Texas Number 64035


Founding Board Director of Rates and Resources Council (RRC) 2011-2015

Past Board Director of GenTex Power Corporation 2012-2014

Past Director of Port Industries of Corpus Christi 1994-2000

Active member of Gulf Coast Power Association