Paul is a seasoned demand side management professional with over 30 years of experience. For 10 years he supported development and implementation of many high profile projects related to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship in the private sector (corporate energy management role for Nestlé USA from 1990 – 97). The remainder of his career has been spent in the electric and natural gas utility space.
Since 2000 Paul has managed a Team of professionals with an emphasis on customer satisfaction and management, providing support to Commercial & Industrial (C&I) customers related to energy efficiency (EE), demand response (DR) and PECO’s compressed natural gas vehicle programs. He has represented PECO in public forums (local media, Chamber of Commerce, and many environmental advocacy/civic groups) to discuss PECO programs and initiatives. He also played a key role in the development of PECO’s Act 129 Energy Efficiency & Conservation plan in 2009 leading to the successful reduction of over 1.2 Billion kWh. Paul managed the DR component to reduce system load by 4.5% (355 MW) over the peak (top) 100 hours of system load in 2012 (actual verified performance was 399 MW).
Today Paul provides oversight for PECO’s energy usage data tool, a web-based customer information and data portal designed to automatically export electric and gas usage to the EPA Portfolio Manager benchmarking platform, (primarily in support of commercial building benchmarking). He is responsible for PECO’s Combined Heat & Power (CHP) incentive and outreach program. Paul is a past member of PECO’s Microgrid strategy Team as well as the Exelon Utilities lead representative for EE&DR at EPRI and is the current Vice Chairman of the Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA).
Paul is a U.S. Air Force veteran where he served in several capacities ranging from air base ground defense to missile systems maintenance. He earned a B.S. degree in Engineering Technology from California Polytechnic University, Pomona CA and his M.B.A degree from Westchester University, Westchester PA. He is a Leadership Philadelphia Fellow since June 2015.