Dan Delurey, president of Wedgemere Group, is a recognized opinion leader in the energy and environmental area, with experience in the local, state and federal policy arena. He is a former senior utility executive and clean-technology company officer. Delurey has created cutting-edge ideas, policy and practices to modernize the electricity system and use a smarter, technology-based grid as a platform for clean energy and climate change mitigation and resiliency.
Delurey has founded and managed several nonprofit organizations, including the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid, where he served as CEO and executive director. He is also the founder of events such as the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid, an event now in its 13th year.
Delurey’s policy work includes helping conceive and draft efficiency, demand response, and smart grid provisions in congressional legislation. He has led energy technology delegations to UN Conferences of Parties (COP), including COP-15 in Copenhagen and COP-21 in Paris.
Delurey serves on the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Future of the Grid Steering Committee. He was named by DOE as the country expert on demand response for purposes of work with the International Energy Agency in Paris. He has published in energy and environmental journals, is a frequent speaker and media contributor, and is the author of a widely followed newsletter.