Vice President, Energy Contracts and Trading & Energy Operations
Southern California Edison
Marc Ulrich is vice president, Energy Contracts and Trading & Energy Operations for Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest utilities. He is responsible for short-term energy planning, power, natural gas and emissions trading, asset optimization, market participation and bidding strategies, as well as the 24/7 energy operations and dispatch of both SCE’s owned and contracted generation resource portfolio. He was named to his current position in 2013.
Prior to his current role, Ulrich was vice president, Renewable & Alternative Power and responsible for the management and growth of SCE’s portfolio of renewable and alternative power contracts, the largest renewable generation portfolio in the United States. He was also responsible for policy matters related to renewable and alternative resources.
Ulrich was director of Energy Planning from 2005 to 2009, responsible for valuation and quantitative analytics in the areas of power, transmission, natural gas and emissions associated with SCE’s wholesale energy market activity. He also held the role of manager of Risk Control from 2002 to 2005 covering mid-office risk control responsibilities.
Prior to joining SCE in 2002, Ulrich co-founded a new branch for management consulting in areas of risk management, procurement business strategies, financial forecasting, and retail energy services for Econ One Consulting. Ulrich also held similar roles and responsibilities at Enron, Georgia Power, and Southern Company.
Ulrich earned bachelors and masters degrees in economics from San Jose State University and graduated with honors with a Ph.D. in economics from Auburn University.
Updated March 2014
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