Texas Gov. Names New Commissioner To Texas PUC, Former Regulatory Affairs Director At Competitive Generator
August 9, 2021 Email This Story Copyright 2010-21 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jimmy Glotfelty to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire September 1, 2025.
Glotfelty represents the fourth Commissioner on the PUC. The PUC was recently expanded to five Commissioners
Among his prior experience, Glotfelty served in government and external affairs at Calpine from 1998 to 2001, holding the title Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the Central region (including Texas)
Glotfelty also previously served as Director of Energy Policy for then-Texas Governor George W. Bush, serving as the governor's office "point" staff member on wholesale and retail electric restructuring.
Glotfelty formerly served as Director of the Office of Electric Transmission and Distribution and a Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Energy for the U.S. Department of Energy. He is a board member for ConserveAmerica and has participated in the Aspen Institute Energy Forum, Harvard Energy Policy Group, and the Keystone Energy Forum. He is a former chairman of the AWEA Transmission Committee and former board member of the Texas Housing Finance Corporation and Group NIRE. Additionally, he is a former member of the White House Task Force to Streamline Energy Permitting, alumni of Texas Lyceum, and former committee chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership.
Glotfelty formerly served as Director of Government Solutions for Quanta Services; as Founder and Executive Vice President for Clean Line Energy Partners; and as Managing Director for an economic and policy energy consultant