A Vision for Decarbonizing Energy Infrastructure in California and the United States

Speakers: Larry Kellerman, Managing Director at I-Squared Capital and Managing Partner at TFC Utilities
Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute & Graduate School of Management
Date: 2/12/2021
Time: 9am to 9:50am
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Beginning with a retrospective perspective on a career in energy that started in California, Larry will share a vision for the types of investments—including contracting and financing–necessary to achieve a carbon-free energy infrastructure.

Larry Kellerman is Managing Director at I Squared Capital, a Miami-based infrastructure-focused private equity firm with $24.5 billion in assets under management across energy, telecom, transport and social infrastructure.  At I Squared, Larry also is Managing Partner of TFC Utilities, the firm he co-founded to focus on regulated electric utility transactions, which was merged into I Squared Capital in 2019Kellerman has deep experience approaching four decades of leadership roles within the electric utility, power generation and independent energy industries. He has managed, acquired, constructed and restructured over 25,000 MW of conventional and renewable generation assets.  Most recently CEO of Quantum Utility Generation, a private equity-funded, independent power company, Kellerman was previously Partner at Goldman Sachs and President of the firm’s on-balance sheet electric power business within the firm’s Commodities Division. He began his career with electric utilities Southern California Edison, where he negotiated some of the first PURPA contracts in the nation, followed by Portland General Electric, where he was General Manager of Power Supply, Power Marketing and Fuels.  He holds a BA, Management, from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from West Coast University, Los Angeles.