Grid operator NYISO finds new CEO in Texas
The New York Independent System Operator, the North Greenbush organization that runs the state’s high-voltage electric grid, has named a new CEO to replace Stephen Whitley.
The new CEO, Bradley Jones, is from Texas. He will start his job Oct. 12.
Here is what the NYISO announced. Whitley’s departure was announced earlier:
Mr. Jones is a distinguished energy industry executive with 29 years of wide-ranging experience, including grid operations, power plant operations, generation development, project finance, wholesale and retail market design, and regulatory and legislative affairs.
Mr. Jones has been with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) since 2013, where he was a Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for Operations, Grid Planning, and Commercial Operations. Prior to that, he was VP for Commercial Operations at the ERCOT.