November 10, 2017
Construction Manager, U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and Current Coast Guard Reservist Sharon Russell Leads Hurricane Irma Response
VALHALLA, NY – November 10, 2017: To celebrate Veterans Day, Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc., is honoring the outstanding work of Sharon Russell, a Construction Manager from the company’s Tampa office. In addition to her position at Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Russell is also a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in August of this year, Russell was deployed to St. Petersburg, Florida to respond to actual and potential oil spills or hazardous material releases.
“We are so proud of Sharon Russell and all veterans in our Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses who have served our nation,” said Jim Dixon, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses. “Sharon has been able to translate the skills she learned as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard into her role at Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses and continues to use those skills for the betterment of the environment as a Coast Guard Reservist. On Veterans Day and all days, we thank Sharon and all of our veterans and active duty personnel for their continued service.”
Russell joins a host of other veterans who now call Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses home. The company has made significant efforts to recruit and hire veterans, allowing them to transfer the skills acquired in service to important roles at a leading national energy company.
Read Sharon Russell’s full story here.
About Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses
The recently formed Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc., through its three main subsidiaries, develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure assets and provides energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers. It is headquartered, along with its subsidiaries, in Valhalla, NY.
Con Edison Solutions is a leading energy services company that provides renewable energy, sustainability services, cost-effective energy efficiency solutions, demand response, and energy performance contracting. The company serves commercial, industrial, residential and government customers, as well as universities, public school districts, and hospitals nationwide. Offering innovative products, financial stability, and a commitment to customer service, the company has offices in Valhalla, New York; Burlington, Massachusetts; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Falls Church, Virginia; Tampa, Florida; Overland Park, Kansas, Nashville, Tennessee; and Bloomington, Minnesota. The company’s dedicated team of energy professionals delivers a broad range of energy solutions. Con Edison Solutions offers programs and services designed to help customers achieve their individual energy objectives and is accredited as an Energy Services Provider (ESP) by the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO). www.conedsolutions.com
Con Edison Development develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure assets. The company is one of the largest owners and operators of solar assets in North America.
Con Edison Development is focusing on energy infrastructure assets as part of a growth strategy and an overall corporate goal of responsible environmental stewardship. Through its deep resources and trusted relationships with a range of energy-related companies, it currently owns and operates facilities generating more than 1350 MW DC / 1100 MW AC of renewable power across Arizona, California, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Texas. www.coneddev.com
Con Edison Energy is an experienced power marketer and asset manager, providing customized energy-management services to a broad range of clients. The company is active in the New England, New York, PJM, ERCOT and California ISOs.
Con Edison Energy provides a comprehensive set of services for energy asset owners that range from consulting and strategic planning to core logistical services such as bidding and scheduling, fuel management, and hedge execution. The company currently provides energy management services to more than 6,200 MW of electric generation. The company’s services are designed to handle all front-, middle- and back-office functions required for merchant and renewable asset owners as well as for load portfolios. www.conedenergy.com