Andrew L. Ott

Andrew L. Ott is senior vice president of Markets for PJM Interconnection. He also serves as a board member for PJM Technologies and PJM Environmental Information Services.

Mr. Ott has been with PJM for 14 years and is responsible for executive oversight of PJM’s Market Operations, Market Strategy, Member Training, State Relations, Customer Relations and Performance Compliance divisions. He was responsible for implementation of PJM’s wholesale electricity markets including the PJM Locational Marginal Pricing, Financial Transmission Rights, Day-Ahead Energy Market and Capacity Market systems.

Mr. Ott has extensive experience in energy market restructuring, including electricity market design and implementation issues, and in power-system engineering applications. Mr. Ott serves on the board of directors on the Wholesale Electricity Quadrant of the North American Energy Standards Board. He serves as the US representative and working group chair for the CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) C5 Study Committee on Electricity Markets and Regulation. Prior to joining PJM, Mr. Ott was employed by GPU for 13 years in transmission planning and operations.

Mr. Ott received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He also received a Master of Science in Applied Statistics from Villanova University.

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