Bloomington, IN — Hoosier Energy has named Josh Cisney as Manager of Portfolio Optimization. In the new role, Cisney will support and help manage the company’s active supply portfolio, including negotiation, procurement, and oversight of resources through various term-energy and capacity-product contracts. He will also identify and assess alternative commercial strategies and non-traditional power supply resources, analyzing portfolio impacts to optimize member value and manage risk.
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“Josh brings significant industry knowledge to the team from his tenure and engagement within the Emerging Tech group. His expertise with the MISO interconnection process, renewable project negotiation and development, project management, and data analysis will help round out significant needs within the Portfolio Team,” said Christy Langley, Director of Portfolio and Risk Management at Hoosier Energy. “This experience, his institutional knowledge, and his high energy towards collaboration and engagement makes Josh a perfect fit for this role as the company transitions its generation portfolio.”
Having previously served as a Technical Advisor with Hoosier’s Emerging Energy Resources department, Cisney collaboratively developed and supported various renewable and emerging tech programs, such as the Cooperative Charge electric vehicle charging program, the residential DER Aggregation program and Commercial and Industrial (C&I) carbon reduction programs, among others. Prior to that, he served as Project Developer in Renewable Energy, overseeing development and construction of Hoosier’s ten 1MW solar projects.
Cisney’s career focus on emerging technology, renewable energy, and climate-focused programs prepared him for his current position as he continues to transform complex information into strategic programs and plans. In this newest role, Cisney will maintain an ongoing knowledge of future trends, policy changes, market dynamics and market opportunities, as well as market threats, to develop high level internal strategies and policies.
“Hoosier Energy is currently in an exciting position as we continue to transform our energy portfolio to best serve our 18 member co-ops,” Cisney stated. “As the utility industry faces an increasingly complex future, I am excited to work with others across the company to develop projects, strategies and programs to take advantage of new market and business opportunities.”
About Hoosier Energy
Founded in 1949, Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) with headquarters in Bloomington, Indiana. The G&T provides electric power and services to 18 member distribution cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. We are a community-focused organization that works to efficiently deliver affordable, reliable and safe energy. Collectively, our 18 members serve more than 760,000 consumers. Hoosier Energy is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information, visit www.hoosierenergy.com.