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J.T. Thompson

Jonathan "JT" Thompson is the Vice President Regional Sales for Enbala Power Networks. He is a sales a marketing leader within the energy industry. He has a wide range of experiences from buying/selling energy products to market research and fundamental analysis. Prior to joining Enbala, he was the Sales Director for Noble Americas Energy Solutions, where he generated sales of complex electricity and risk management products to commercial and industrial customers. Before going to Noble, J.T. spent almost 7 years with GE. During his time there, he led the commercials efforts for some of GE’s largest accounts in the Oil and Gas space; led the global utility sales and marketing efforts for GE Appliances’ Home Energy Solutions team; and served as the Director of Global Operations for GE Corporate’s Energy Sourcing Organization. He has worked with some of the world’s largest utilities, industrial, and oil and gas companies. He helped develop and implement a key account management playbook; ran several voice-of-customer initiatives; and provided oversight of the global energy sourcing and risk management needs of commercial and industrial end users. Prior to joining GE in 2007, JT has 9 years of experience in trading, pricing/risk management, account management, and financial services all within the energy industry, including an entrepreneurial venture focused on strategic risk management. JT holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is also an avid football fan and enjoys coaching his three daughters in youth soccer.
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A commentary on the FERC NOPR to Integrate More DERs into Organized Markets

By J.T. Thompson on May 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Opening the Distributed Energy Doors is a Win-Win

In November of last year, FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) around electric storage resources. The goal was to better allow these distributed energy resources (DERs) to compete in the various wholesale markets.  Per their November press release, FERC’s NOPR would require that RTOs/ISOs:

  • Establish a participation model consisting of market rules that, recognizing the physical and operational characteristics of electric storage resources, accommodate their participation in the organized wholesale electric markets
  • Define distributed energy resource aggregators as a type of market participant that can participate in the organized wholesale electric markets under the participation model that best accommodates the physical and operational characteristics of its distributed energy resource aggregation
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Topics: distributed energy resources, DERs, frequency regulation, demand response, FERC, energy storage, NOPR

What if Disruptive Energy Technology Achieved 1% of Apple’s iMac numbers?

By J.T. Thompson on Jul 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

On one of my many travels recently, I got a chance to catch up on some movies that I had been meaning to watch.  One of those movies was “Steve Jobs.”  This movie, starring Michael Fassbender, gives an inside look at one of the true innovators of our time. 

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Topics: distributed energy resources, Distributed energy resource management, DERs

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