Chief Executive Officer
Wind Energy Transmission Texas
Wayne Morton has been leading Wind Energy Transmission Texas, LLC (WETT) since October of 2010, almost from the company’s inception. Since that time he has been responsible for the overall strategic development of the company infrastructure from planning to completion, including long-term finance, construction, program implementation, and streamlining full-time operations. Prior to that Mr. Morton worked for Panda Energy between January 1999 and October 2010, leaving Panda as Vice President of Transmission and Market Strategy. While at Panda he was responsible for site selection, transmission access and the interconnection of over 7,000 MW of independent generation. Prior to his time at Panda, he was Manager of Power Resources for Texas-New Mexico Power Company responsible for wholesale power contracts and transmission access. Mr. Morton started his career at Texas Utilities as an engineer working in both the transmission and generation planning areas. A registered Professional Engineer in Texas, Mr. Morton graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1984 from Texas Tech University.