Steven D. Eisenberg
Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations
President, Edison Transmission, LLC
Steven Eisenberg is senior vice president of Commercial Operations at Edison Energy, responsible for several areas including alliances and partnerships, acquisition strategy, complex deal development and other initiatives. This new position was established to support the growth in Edison Energy’s core businesses of engineering services, supply advisory and renewable energy brokerage.
Eisenberg also serves as president of Edison Transmission, LLC, a subsidiary of Edison Energy Group. Edison Transmission was organized in April 2014 to pursue competitive electric transmission projects with a national presence. This business seeks to sponsor, develop, own, operate and maintain transmission projects that will, among other things, enhance the reliability of regional transmission systems and provide for the delivery of energy from renewable generation projects.
Previously, Eisenberg was vice president of Strategic Planning at Edison International, the parent company of Edison Energy Group and of Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. Before his role at Edison International, Eisenberg was in the Power Procurement Group at SCE, where he was vice president of Energy Contracts, responsible for the procurement, management and administration of conventional power, renewable and alternative power contracts. Eisenberg also served as vice president of Energy Supply & Management where his responsibilities included energy trading and the planning, management and dispatch of SCE’s overall resource portfolio.
Before his service with SCE, Eisenberg was with Edison Mission Group (EMG), a competitive power generation subsidiary of Edison International, which he joined in 1999 as vice president and associate general counsel. He was promoted to general counsel in 2007 and to senior vice president in 2008. In 2010, Eisenberg assumed responsibility for EMG’s development group, where his responsibilities included overseeing the growth of EMG’s wind business, the completion of the development of the Walnut Creek project and the formation of Capistrano Wind Partners, a joint venture which attracted equity capital to EMG’s wind business. Eisenberg was also a member of EMG’s Investment Committee, responsible for the review and approval of funding requests for project development activities.
Prior to joining EMG, Eisenberg was a Business & Finance Group partner at the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius in Los Angeles. He previously served as vice president and general counsel for Diamond Energy, Inc., an affiliate of Mitsubishi Corporation, and as an associate at Jones Day, a major international law firm.
Eisenberg earned a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a law degree cum laude, from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.