Patrick Murphy is President and Principal Engineer at Critical Power Consulting, P.C. He founded CPC to focus on utility power for users that consider electricity to be a critical aspect – financially or operationally – of the success of their business. He believes that helping businesses work with utilities to establish a partnership is the key to success, for any type of business large or small.
Pat is a licensed professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in the utility industry, with a focus on mission critical facilities during 13 of those years. Pat has been involved in all aspects of power generation, transmission, and distribution projects.
Prior to founding Critical Power Consulting, Pat was a Principal Engineer as LIG Consultants. Before LIG, Pat served a dual role at Digital Realty. He was the Director of Utility Power in North America where he oversaw all of the electric utility infrastructure design and construction and negotiated construction and electrical service agreements throughout the country. In this role he established the company standard for medium voltage infrastructure designs. The second role was Director of Design in the East Region where he managed and oversaw the design for all new data centers for the east region. Prior to Digital Realty, Pat served as the Director of Operations at SourceOne, and had various roles at NSTAR Electric & Gas, National Grid, and ABB.
Pat is a graduate of Clarkson University BSEE, licensed in AZ, CA, GA, IL, MA, OR, TX, and VA, an Accredited Tier Designer of the Uptime Institute (ATD), a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP). He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Association of Energy Engineers, IEEE, The Engineering Advisory Council at Clarkson University, and the Massachusetts Society of Professional Engineers.