Marco A. Arredondo, P.E.
Marco Arredondo has been a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas since 1986. Marco has over 30 years of electric utility rate, energy, and design experience. Marco spent the first 10 years of his career as an engineer with Central Power and Light supervising the design of electrical distribution systems and the last five years as the senior industrial engineer responsible for overseeing the implementation of the proper rates and the design of lighting systems, heating and cooling systems, waste and heat recovery systems, demand and energy management control systems, and thermal energy storage systems. Marco was instrumental in the tailoring of the utility rates to meet the needs of the customers and provided energy analyses that have been implemented and saved businesses, hospitals, colleges, and universities from $75,000 to over $500,000 per year. Marco was responsible for the design and implementation of the first two chilled water thermal energy storage systems in the Central Power and Light system. The chilled water systems were installed in Corpus Christi at Del Mar College and Texas A&M Corpus Christi and saved the customers over $250,000 per year.
Marco is now president of Marco A. Arredondo, Inc. and is based out of the Corpus Christi metropolitan area. The firm was founded and developed to help customers in Texas manage and control their energy needs. Services include negotiating utility rates, demand side management, power factor correction, predominant use studies, and the evaluation of equipment to optimize production and energy consumption.
Marco A. Arredondo, Inc. has performed predominant use and energy studies for industrial, state, and private sector businesses such as Texas Instruments, Motorola, and Texas State University.
Mr. Arredondo’s leadership responsibilities have included serving as Chairman of the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the Corpus Christi Business Alliance, and Vice-Chair of Networking for the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC). Marco has also served as a board member on the Texas State Aquarium, the Corpus Christi Economic Development Corporation, and the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau. Marco is an advocate of education and has been a guest speaker at several schools during career day and has served on the advisory board of the Texas Scholars and Texas A&M Outreach programs. He also served as a Region III Board of Director on the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Marco earned his electrical engineering degree from Texas A&I University in Kingsville.