Ken Galarneau

Director of Commercial Management, Rise Light & Power

Jim brings over 10 years of analytics experience in New York’s energy markets. Most recently, he consulted for NYISO market participants as principal of KRG Energy Solutions, providing market and regulatory analysis. Previously, he was Senior Manager, Market Design for Key Capture Energy, where he helped the company navigate participation rules for their energy storage resource, KCE_NY_1, and led a wide range of development analysis activities. Ken also served as Senior Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs at Direct Energy, focusing on the NYISO market and working to help the forward trading and wholesale operations desks understand market rule changes affecting participation and future prices. Before joining as a market participant, Ken worked for NYISO in various market monitoring roles, including as Supervisor, Mitigation Performance & Analysis, where he helped implement energy market mitigation measures and screen them for non-competitive behavior.

Ken has a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering & Risk Analytics, and a Bachelor’s degree in Management — both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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