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Pat Wood

Pat Wood

Keynote Speaker: CEO of the Hunt Energy Network; Former Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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Pat Wood Biography

Pat Wood III has been the chief executive of the Hunt Energy Network since February 2019. Best known for his role in setting up competitive utility markets while serving as chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Pat is an evangelist for the decentralized, decarbonized, democratized and digitized future of power. At the Hunt Energy Network, Wood and his team are deploying a portfolio of distributed power assets across Texas. Presently, they have 140 MW of operational assets; by 2026, the team expects to have a portfolio of 1,000 MWs of batteries and peaker generation attached to the ERCOT power grid.

Earlier in his career, Pat was an associate project engineer with oil and gas producer Arco Indonesia, in Jakarta, an attorney with global law firm Baker & Botts and legal counsel to the Railroad Commission of Texas chairman. Pat has served on the boards of a number of publicly traded companies: Board Chairman of independent power producer Dynegy, a lead independent director of solar pioneer SunPower Corp., and a director of energy infrastructure contractor Quanta Services, natural gas producer Memorial Resource Development, Inc., wind blade fabricator TPI Composites and small modular nuclear reactor sponsor Spring Valley Acquisition Corp (NuScale). He was a founding member of the Texas A&M Smart Grid Council, chairman of Irish wind developer Airtricity’s North American Advisory Committee, Executive board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, and a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Pat is presently Chairman of Luma, the joint venture rebuilding and operating Puerto Rico’s electric power system. And he is on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s External Advisory Council. Pat is a Texas Aggie and a Harvard lawyer. He and his wife, Kathleen, are the parents of four sons, so there is never a dull moment.

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Pat Wood Speaking Topics

Telecommunications and the Regulatory Environment

Energy Regulatory Issues

Pat Wood Videos

The Past, Present and Future of Competition - Pat Wood Keynote at ...
Pecan Street Webinar - Texas Grid Crisis
USEA Virtual Press Briefing: The Lessons of Texas

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What topics does Pat Wood speak about?

Pat Wood is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Energy, Climate Change, Environment, Conservation, Science and Sustainability.

Where does Pat Wood travel from?

Pat Wood generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Pat Wood is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Energy, Climate Change and Environment. The estimated speaking fee range to book Pat Wood for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Pat Wood generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Andrew Busch, Michael Shellenberger and Katharine Hayhoe. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Pat Wood for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 18/06/2024.

Pat Wood Speaking Topics

  • Telecommunications and the Regulatory Environment

  • Energy Regulatory Issues

Pat Wood Videos

The Past, Present and Future of Competition - Pat Wood Keynote at ...
Pecan Street Webinar - Texas Grid Crisis
USEA Virtual Press Briefing: The Lessons of Texas
Pat Wood III: George W. Bush Leads on Wind - YouTube
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