in News Departments > People
print the content item

The board of directors of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) have announced the selection of Stephen G. Whitley as president and CEO, effective July 7.

Whitley is a 38-year veteran of the energy industry, with extensive experience in bulk power system planning and operations. In his seven-year tenure as senior vice president and chief operating officer of ISO New England, Whitley was responsible for system planning, system operations, market operations, settlements, customer service and North American Electric Reliability Corp. and Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC) compliance.

"Steve Whitley brings an impressive array of talents and expertise to the NYISO," says NYISO board chair and interim CEO Karen Antion. "He has a well-demonstrated commitment to excellence in the operation of the bulk electricity grid and the administration of wholesale electricity markets."
Whitley is a member of the Electric Power Research Institute Grid Operations' power delivery and markets sector council, the NPCC board of directors and the executive committee of the International Council on Large Electric Systems.

He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Tennessee Technological University prior to beginning his electricity industry career with the TVA.

SOURCE: New York Independent System Operator



Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Sen. Grassley Makes Another Legislative Push For Wind PTC Extension

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, a long-time wind power advocate, recently made an effort to bring attention to the importance of a production tax credit extension.


Alberta Breaks Wind Power Record, Then Does It Again

Last week, the Alberta Electric System Operator recorded new wind production peaks in the Canadian province - highlighting how well the grid integrated the renewable energy.


Federal Appeals Court Finds Obama's Wind Farm Decision Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. government violated the constitutional rights of Chinese-owned Ralls Corp. when ordering the divestment of four Oregon wind farms.


Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

According to a recent government report, renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, continue to dominate new electric generating capacity.


Suzlon Facility Lends Key Assist In Developing 'The Wind Technicians Of Tomorrow'

The turbine manufacturer’s Elgin, Ill.-based training facility is the culmination of a program that puts a new twist on a proven method of instruction.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984
Navigant_id1983