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Douglas Esamann

Executive Vice President, Energy Solutions
Duke Energy

As executive vice president, energy solutions, Doug Esamann is responsible for corporate strategy and planning, emerging technology and the company’s regulated and commercial renewable energy operations. As president of the Midwest and Florida regions, he has responsibility for the profit/loss, strategic direction and performance of the company’s regulated electric utilities in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida. Previously, Esamann served as president of Duke Energy Indiana. Prior to that, Esamann was senior vice president of corporate strategy for Duke Energy, where he led the company’s strategy development and business planning efforts, including load forecasting and market fundamentals. Following the merger between Duke Energy and Cinergy in April 2006, Esamann served as group vice president of strategy and planning for Duke Energy’s regulated utilities. With Cinergy, he served as senior vice president of energy portfolio strategy and management for Cinergy’s commercial business unit. Esamann began his employment with Public Service Indiana (predecessor of PSI Energy) in 1979. In the course of his PSI/Cinergy career, he held a variety of leadership roles, including vice president and chief financial officer of the commercial business unit from 1999 until 2001, and president of PSI Energy from 2001 until 2004.

Keynote Session:
Storage as the Hub for Utilities, Wednesday August 26, 11:30am-12:30pm