Summary of Experience
Mr. Moreno has more than 20 years of experience helping large consumers or producers of energy optimize expenditures, revenues, and investments. He is a specialist in risk management, quantitative methods, and statistical analysis. He has advised on the exposures of a US$10 billion portfolio and also has broad experience in management consulting and teaching. His experience includes a broad range of fuels (oil, natural gas, coal, wind, solar and hydro), differing generating technologies, and extensive transactional experience supporting clients design and implement energy procurement practices to identify how much to purchase, when and why.
Mr. Moreno’s risk management experience includes: designing, valuing, supervising, and implementing market transactions for more than 40GW of generation/load and the associated fuels; creating a risk-based analytical framework to evaluate the value of a power plant and negotiating the value, avoiding a 40% increase in the cost of operating the plant; and auditing the risk management function of a wholesale energy trader on behalf of its regulated owner, which involved the evaluation of VaR calculation and portfolio aggregation.
Mr. Moreno holds an M.S. in Economics from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. and B.A. from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) in Mexico. He also completed the Leadership Acceleration Program at the University of Notre Dame. He is fluent in English and Spanish, speaks conversational German, and holds a Top Secret Security Clearance.
Leadership Acceleration Program, University of Notre Dame
M.S., Economics, University of Texas
M.B.A., Finance, ITESM (Mexico)
B.A., ITESM (Mexico)
Technician – Accounting, ITM (Mexico)
Guam Public Utilities Commission; Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board; Régie de L’Energie du Québec; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
We assisted the client with examining and evaluating potential strategies, costs and risks in pursuing longer-term supply resources for acquiring and managing natural gas. We presented the results of our research to the client’s Executive Team and Board of Directors on the merits of acquiring gas reserves as part of its long-term gas supply and overall integrated resource planning strategy.
We provided assistance in understanding and managing all of energy-related expenses and investments affecting the transportation authority client primarily as it relates to negotiating with a utility in the cost to serve the load from the transportation authority and other in-city customers. We provide periodic price forecasts for electricity and fuels to support the budget […]
We reviewed and conceptualized various market structures and offerings by existing solar developers. We applied this analysis to the four solar proposals that were provided to the client to determine how representative the four existing solar proposals are of what is available in the market today and what other solar options may be available to […]
We developed a retail electricity sourcing strategy for a state’s executive branch agencies and eligible entities currently participating in state agency client’s managed state contracts. The scope of work included the following: review of electricity consumption of State accounts, development of goals and objectives for the procurement of electricity, conduct a strategic workshop with 20+ […]