Energy Policy West Coast Style Panelist

This moderated panel seeks to explore the intersection of a multitude of CA-specific topics ranging from clean energy policies, energy storage technologies and how the value proposition for energy-efficiency investments continues to evolve for C&I end-users.  With a multitude of ambitious state goals that are set to be realized over the next decade, what does all of this mean for the C&I end user experience?  Please join us for an enlightening discussion with representation from utility, technology & policy experts.  Moderated Q&A with audience participation will follow panel presentations.


Jerry Kea
Senior Product Manager


Jerry Kea is a Senior Product Manager in support of the commercial TOU period change project.  Prior to joining PG&E as a fulltime employee, Jerry was a contractor primarily focusing on standing up the natural gas GHG compliance cost recovery and distribution of the natural gas Cap and Trade proceeds (commonly known as the gas GHG credits) and assisting with the California Industry Assistance program.

Jerry has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry, most recently contracting for PG&E in the IT project management arena for a Gas Storage Asset Management System project. Prior to that, he worked at for local utility software vendors executing major platform enhancements to the Energy Efficiency, Demand-Side Management, Meter Data Management and AMI platforms.  Jerry began his career in the energy industry with the municipal power agencies in North Carolina where he was involved in load forecasting, wholesale rate design and power supply contract management and analysis.

Jerry is a graduate of Golden Gate University, where he received a Master of Science in Enterprise Systems Management, with emphasis in Business Intelligence.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with emphasis in Business Economics, from University of South Carolina.