JOHN FLORY - Executive Managing Director
John Flory is Principal in Charge for Alliance on a number of projects related to Regulatory Compliance and Advocacy, Risk Management and Capital Efficiency, Smart Grid and Executive Management Consulting. He also oversees business strategy and execution for the Company.
He has four decades of experience in the energy industry, including both the wholesale and retail markets for electricity. On the wholesale side, he has worked in exchanges and clearinghouses of physical power and natural gas, including the start-up of the California Power Exchange and California Independent System Operator. To facilitate capital efficient trading with risk management, he also co-founded North American Energy Credit and Clearing, which was later purchased by NASDAQ OMX.
On the retail side, he has consulted with utilities and industry in marketing, pricing, strategic planning, energy efficiency, water efficiency, market research and end-use and air emissions forecasting. He has also worked at the intersection of the wholesale and retail markets in Integrated Resource Plans, including statewide Clean Energy Resource Investment Plans and in Smart Grid activities. With particular strength in wholesale to retail real-time pricing and Demand Response (DR), he structured the nation’s first major ISO-integrated DR project in 2002 that ultimately delivered nearly 500 MW of Demand Response capacity to the ISO from a group of DR suppliers or aggregators.
He is currently a co-chair of the Credit, Risk Management, Clearing and Financial Policies Committee of the National Energy Marketers Association. He also has presented before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
John has a B.S. in Mathematics from Manchester College in Indiana and a M.S. in Ecology from the University of California at Davis. At UCD he researched with the Interdisciplinary Systems Group on the energy, environmental and resiliency impacts of alternative transportation and urban systems.