Mr. Kelly-Detwiler is an independent consultant with 25 years of experience in electricity markets.
Mr. Kelly-Detwiler has held a series of executive positions, including SVP of Constellation Energy’s Demand Response unit, overseeing a business that ultimately grew to 1,700 of dispatchable load, with annual revenues exceeding $80 million. He also ran Constellation Energy’s New England Operations unit, taking that retail energy business unit from zero to over one billion dollars in annual revenues. He holds granted or pending patents related to Smart Grid demand response applications.
As a Principal at NorthBridge Energy partners, Mr. Kelly-Detwiler currently provides strategic consulting to a variety of companies in the Smart Grid space, with a focus on integrating new technologies into the evolving electric power grid. Recent clients have ranged from start-ups to established multinational energy holding companies.
Mr. Kelly-Detwiler is a frequent keynote speaker, workshop presenter and panel moderator at various energy conferences, including VERGE, The Appalachian Energy Summit, Energy Storage North America, Haystack, the Energy Thought Summit, and SXSW Eco. He is also a frequent contributor to Forbes.com and other publications, having written over 200 energy-related pieces in the past three years.
He is currently working on a book addressing the topic of innovation and disruption in the electric power industry.