Mr. Peter Kelly-Detwiler is a Senior Consultant at CMG and a frequent contributor to Forbes.com and other publications.
Expertise — Business Cases, Business Models, Project Financing, Project Management, Utility Operations, Energy Markets, and Technology Integration.
CMG Frameworks — Strategy and Scenario Planning, Go-To-Market Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Smart Grid Roadmap, Smart City Roadmap, Distributed Energy and Microgram Planning, and Virtual Power Plan Planning.
Mr. Kelly-Detwiler is a frequent keynote speaker and moderator at various energy conferences, and provides strategic consulting to a variety of companies in the Smart Grid space. He also runs a series of educational workshops ranging from 3-12 hours related to electricity markets and the issues related to integration of new technologies.
As Senior Vice President of Constellation Energy’s Demand Response unit (2006 – 2012), Mr. Kelly-Detwiler oversaw a team of 35+ professionals that built the capability to dispatch 1,700 of demand response load, with annual revenues exceeding $80 million. His team also developed an industry-leading tool – VirtuWatt – that allowed customers to view energy usage and prices in real-time, and bid load into competitive power markets. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler holds granted or pending patents related to Smart Grid demand response applications.
Recent assignments include: development of a white paper on data centers, high performance computing, and the impacts on the electric power grid; creation of a white paper highlighting the evolution of the solar power industry, including policy, pricing trends, and the evolution of third party financing; formation of an organizational chart and staffing requirements for a 1500+ person retail power entity looking to enter overseas markets; and strategic guidance to a controls company eyeing participation in multiple demand response markets.
Mr. Kelly-Detwiler received a B.A. in German literature from the Williams College, and an M.A.L.D. from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler also served as an Adjunct Professor for two years at the John Hopkins Carey School of Business.