Ing. John Caruana joined Enemalta Corporation in 1984. Since then, he held various posts starting as a Lineman, Distribution Technical Officer and then Head of Training Centre. He furthered his studies and obtained a B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malta and an MSc in Power Distribution Engineering from the University of Manchester.
In 2001 he joined the T&D Operations and Planning Section responsible for the HV network in the Maltese Islands. Two years later he joined the T&D Development & Maintenance Section and was assigned the responsibility of all primary substations in the network. In 2007 he was promoted to Assistant Manager and was responsible for managing a team of engineers responsible for the primary substations and the SCADA project.
His present position is Manager Network Maintenance. The Network Maintenance Section is responsible for the maintenance of all primary and distribution substations throughout the Maltese Islands. In addition to this, he is also responsible and leads a team dealing with projects in primary substations at 132/33/11kV with particular interest in Protection and Control Systems. The team is also responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of the SCADA system installed in the Maltese Power System network.
He is a visiting senior lecturer at the Department of Industrial Electrical Power Conversion, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Malta and an Industrial Lecturer in Power Distribution Engineering at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University.
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Holmes, S., Caruana, J. & Goldthorpe, S. 2009, "Low cost continuous montioring of Partial Discharge activity in MV substations", Electricity Distribution-Part 1, 2009. CIRED 2009. 20th International Conference and Exhibition onIET, , pp. 1.