Steve Blume

Blume Consulting
1020 La Sombra Drive
San Marcos, CA 92078


All aspects of power grid engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance; including Generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption of electric power, system protection, equipotential grounding, high voltage testing, electrical safety, and telecommunications.

Founded accredited college, published technical books, developed multiple technical courses, and provides expert witness testimony.


Consulting services for electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, educational institutions, independent contractors, and special circumstance situations.

Several consulting project accomplishments; more information provided upon request.


Founded accredited college offering college degrees in electric power systems, renewable energy technologies, and telecommunications technologies.

Substation, renewable energy, and power line design, system protection engineering, industrial, commercial, and residential design engineering (residential 120/240V up to 500kV). High voltage testing (up to 1200kV and 50kA).

Electrical safety regarding equipotential grounding, power plant equipment, arc-flash, and live line maintenance.


Master’s Degree: Electrical Engineering (MSEE) – Power Bachelor’s Degree: Electrical Engineering (BSEE) – Telecommunications

Several seminars


Power Systems Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional (ISBN: 978-1-119-18019-7)

High Voltage Protection for Telecommunications (ISBN: 978-0-470-27681-5)


Registered Professional Engineer (PE) NERC Certified Reliability Coordinator (RC)

IEEE Life Senior Member

FCC Licenses: GROL, GMDSS, Amateur Advanced (K06EQ)