Energy executive with over 40 years experience with public power utilities, investor owned utilities, state legislatures, local, state and federal regulatory agencies, lobbyists, and a joint energy action agency. Chief expertise in project management, strategic planning, operations, energy portfolio management and trading, sustainability, external affairs, and business/economic development.
Successful leadership in moving a city from 0% renewable wind energy to 40% renewable in one year’s time; the most wind energy per capita than any other city in the U.S. at that time. He later led the development of a renewable strategy that successfully changed the energy portfolio paradigm to utilize renewable energy for baseload power and quick-start generation to cover renewable intermittency. His renewable energy strategy work has been published by the U.S. State Department and featured in the book “Goodbye to Deerland, Leading Your Utility Through the American Energy Transition”.