Matt Hammond is the Manager of Electric Transmission System Operations and Control for Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC), and has been employed by DESC for over 30 years. DESC’s System Control operates the transmission system and controls the real-time dispatch of generating resources to follow load. Matt’s most recent prior role was Manager of Transmission Support where he and the department supported the operation of the electric transmission system by administering both the Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) and the Open Access Same-time Information System (OASIS). Matt also managed generation interconnection activities for commercial, industrial and utility scale solar farms. Other past responsibilities include generator performance testing, managing the Power Marketing 24-hour trading desk and managing distribution crew quarters. Matt is a licensed professional engineer recognized by the State of South Carolina.