Jimmy Glotfelty is a Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of External Affairs at Clean Line Energy. Jimmy participates in all aspects of developing Clean Line’s project portfolio and oversees regulatory and public affairs issues at the national and state levels. In addition, he manages a team responsible for corporate communications, community outreach and regulatory affairs.
Jimmy brings a wealth of transmission knowledge to Clean Line, with more than twenty years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a well-known expert in electric transmission and distribution, generation, energy policy and energy security. He most recently held the position of Vice President, Energy Markets, for ICF International and developed their NERC Compliance practice.
In addition, Jimmy founded the Department of Energy’s Transmission Office under the George W. Bush administration and served as its first director. While at the Department of Energy, Jimmy led the investigation of the 2003 Northeast blackout and managed teams that focused on researching T&D technologies, gaining presidential permits for cross-border transmission lines, studying the impacts of Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO), identifying major transmission bottlenecks and securing the critical energy infrastructure for the United States.
Jimmy holds a B.S. in Political Science and Marketing from Texas Christian University. He is a member of WIRES and serves on the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Board of Directors and is Co-Chairman of AWEA’s transmission subcommittee.