John Hammerly

John (JD) Hammerly's focus has been to improve the design, economics, reliability, and society’s perception of the electricity industry. Throughout his career, he has been on the frontier of changes in technology, business, and processes necessary to keep the industry delivering reliable electricity. His expertise spans generation, transmission, distribution, and end-use energy consumption. He brings a unique ability to combine the commercial, technical, and political dynamics into a strategy, strategy into tactics, and lead an organization through implementation and ongoing support. He led the development of the worldwide deregulated market, distribution automation, and end-use energy solutions. Hammerly has worked with both investor-owned and public utilities, large energy consumers, industry suppliers, and government entities by providing solutions to their emerging problems. He was instrumental in founding the GridWise Alliance and Northwest Center for Electric Power Transmission.