4th Texas Energy Forum 2023 Distinguished Speakers Include


John Fernandes

Senior Consultant, Customized Energy Solutions
Philadelphia, PA

John joined Customized Energy Solutions after nearly 5 years in the development, construction, and IPP sectors managing policy and creating new market opportunities across renewable, fossil, transmission, and energy storage business lines.  Prior to his time in the commercial space, John was on staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a regulatory manager for an investor-owned utility. 

John has operated in every US wholesale energy market and has offered expertise in international markets, including Canada, the UK, Mexico, Australia, Africa, and Southeast Asia.  He has helped shaped policy for numerous states as well as the US Department of Energy.  John is a published writer, has an MBA from the University of Delaware, a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, and is a guest lecturer and member of the Advisory Council for the University of Colorado at Denver Global Energy Management Program.