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Greg Thurnher

Adjunct Lecturer



Greg is a two time alumnus of Tulane University (Mechanical Engineering and MBA) and 17 year veteran of the electric power industry. He has held various positions of increasing responsibility at Major Electric Utilities, Independent System Operators, Independent Power Producers, Competitive Electric Retailers, and Independent Power Marketers (Entergy, ERCOT, Energy Future Holdings, and Shell.) For the past seven years, Greg focused on Market Design for the ERCOT market, working with his industry peers and State Officials in Texas to further refine the competitive marketplace. This year, Greg returned to the market as an active participant, managing the Real-time Portfolio for Shell Energy North America. Greg's team manages Shell (tolled) assets in the Midcontinent ISO, ERCOT, New England ISO, New York ISO, SERC, and PJM, as well as the Ontario IESO. Under Greg's leadership, the team is also engaging in managing new technologies, including demand response and distributed generation.