ArcLight Capital Partners (ArcLight), has appointed Andrew L Ott, former President and CEO of PJM Interconnection (PJM), as a Senior Advisor to focus on new investment opportunities in the power, infrastructure, and energy transition sectors.
While at PJM, Ott helped launch the wholesale energy market and held a number of senior leadership positions before becoming CEO in 2015. He also served on the Board of PJM, the largest electric grid operator in the United States.
Ott is Head of Technical and Partner Operations at X, The Moonshot Factory’s Tapestry project, which is focused on speeding the transition to a carbon-free electricity system. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Energy Transition Forum, an international non-profit organisation that provides a forum for discussing ongoing changes in the energy system.
ArcLight’s Senior Advisor team includes former Vistra CEO Curt Morgan, former DTE Energy Chairman and CEO Gerry Anderson, Toronto Hydro CEO Anthony Haines, and former Entergy Chairman and CEO Leo Denault.