Speaker info

About the speaker

Gil C. Quiniones

President and CEO
New York Power Authority (NYPA)

Gil C. Quiniones has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, since 2011. Mr. Quiniones is responsible for developing and implementing the statewide utility’s strategic vision and mission and for supervising its operations, legal and financial matters and relationships with external stakeholders. Under his leadership, NYPA is playing a key role in Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Green New Deal, the nation’s leading clean energy and jobs agenda. This landmark initiative places New York State on a path to economy-wide carbon neutrality. This initiative will provide for a just transition to clean energy, spurring the growth of the green economy and mandating New York’s power be 100 percent clean and carbon-free by 2040, one of the most aggressive goals in the U.S. Mr. Quiniones is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Alliance to Save Energy and serves on the Boards of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Large Public Power Council. He is also NYPA’s principal representative to the American Public Power Association.

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