Dec 13th – Electric Energy Storage: Game Changer
December 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tom Rose is a Senior Consultant at CMG with 40 years of experience focused on energy strategy, public policy innovation and management, risk assessment and mitigation, utility management, and innovation in power generation. Tom is a proven leader in bringing together diverse internal and external groups to develop and implement workable solutions to complex problems, and is a proven expert in governmental policy and strategy.
Prior to CMG, Tom has served as President of Geometric Strategies, LLC, as well as Chief Executive Officer for Clean Energy Technology Association, Inc. Prior to that time he served 33 years in numerous staff, management and executive roles for TXU Corporation. Some of those jobs include: Director of Governmental Policy at TXU Corporation, Vice President of Public Policy at TXU Corporation, Manager of Advocacy & Compliance at TXU Business Services, Regulatory Engineering Manager at TU Services Inc., Regulatory Manager of Nuclear Prudence Case at TU Electric Inc., Regulatory Project Manager at TU Services Inc., Senior Engineer at TU Services Inc., and Generating Plant Engineer at Texas Electric Service Company.
Some of the highlights of his career include:
Directing the strategic implementation of integrated public policies & campaigns across the corporation, including the three operating companies, Oncor Electric Delivery, Luminant and TXU Energy. Lead inter-disciplinary, cross functional teams of subject matter and governmental affairs experts to analyze and develop state and federal legislation on energy & tax issues impacting TXU Corp. and the electric power industry.
Directing the development and implementation of TXU’s governmental affairs policies and campaigns to 1) design and maintain a competitive market structure in ERCOT, 2) establish a new business tax to lower local property taxes in Texas, and 3) expand generating capacity with new coal, wind and nuclear generation in Texas. Tom worked directly with TXU and new ownership leaders to manage government strategies and issues during the private equity purchase of TXU in 2007. He also worked on the team that restructured TXU Corporation in 2004, including the sale of several businesses, to re-establish the financial integrity of the company, following a major business loss in England. Tom also led the creation and development of the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies in Austin, Texas, as a collaborative effort to accelerate implementation of new technologies needed to build out a “smart grid” in Texas, including the passage of an advanced metering law.
Tom started in the oil/gas industry, working summers as an oil/gas well work-over rig roughneck in east Texas to pay his way through college. Tom graduated in 1976 with a B.S. in Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Tom has lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area since 1980, and currently resides in Dallas, Texas. Tom is married and has two adult children, along with three grandchildren.
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