Executive Vice President
Jimmy Glotfelty is a founder of Clean Line Energy and serves as Executive Vice President, primarily focusing on commercial activities and regulatory and public affairs.
Jimmy brings to Clean Line more than twenty five years of electric sector and transmission knowledge, in both the public and private sectors. He is a well-known expert in electric transmission, generation, energy policy, and energy security fields and speaks frequently at industry conferences. Prior to Clean Line, Jimmy was Vice President, Energy Markets, for ICF International and developed their NERC Compliance practice.
Jimmy worked for George W. Bush, for almost eight years, at both the gubernatorial and presidential levels. He led the Bush Administration’s efforts on electricity issues with Congress and the electric utility industry. In this capacity, he founded Office of Electric Delivery and Energy Reliability at the Department of Energy (DOE) and served as its first Director. This program is responsible for applied transmission and distribution (T&D) research and led to the creation of the nationally recognized GridWise Alliance. While at DOE Jimmy led the U.S. efforts to investigate the northeast blackout of August 2003 which called for the adoption of many technologies that have greatly improved the reliability of U.S. transmission system today. Jimmy serves on the board of the Southeast Coastal Wind Coalition and the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council and recently rolled off of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Board of Directors.