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Ron Seidel

Ron Seidel

RBS Energy Consulting
Timezone: America/Chicago

Ron Seidel is principal of RBS Energy Consulting, working with private equity, investment banks, and government on electric energy issues primarily in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market.

Prior to his consultancy, Ron was president of Texas Independent Energy with full P & L responsibility for two 1,000 megawatt combined-cycle plants in ERCOT, senior vice president of Energy Supply at City Public Service of San Antonio, and an executive at TXU where, among other duties, he was senior vice president of Fossil Generation and Mining, president of TXU Energy Trading, and operations manager at the Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant. 

Ron holds his Mechanical Engineering degree from New Mexico State University; earned his M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University; is a registered professional engineer in Texas; and has held a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Senior Reactor Operator license.

Date & Time (EST) Title Role
Thursday, August 21, 2014
10:00am – 11:00am
As Coal Dims, Will Solar Shine? Perspective on a Changing Electricity Industry Presenter
Thursday, October 31, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm
How Do Recent Changes At ERCOT Affect YOU? Presenter
Thursday, March 14, 2013
2:00am – 2:50am
Could Texas Become The Largest Solar Opportunity in the World? An Update on the ERCOT Resource Adequacy Situation Presenter
Thursday, September 20, 2012
11:00am – 11:30am
Solutions for the Texas Energy Shortage Presenter
Title Role
Solutions for the Texas Energy Shortage
Solutions for the Texas Energy Shortage Author


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