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Vice President, Energy Procurement and Management

Stanley R. Forczek

Stanley Forczek offers MEI clients over two decades of experience in energy planning, procurement, and management, including more than 15 years with Amtrak where his responsibilities included the economic dispatch of a 1,200-mile electric transmission network and power pool. Mr. Forczek has extensive experience with electric regulatory bodies (PJM, NY-ISO, ISO-NE, FERC) and several State Commissions on issues such as market development, transmission utilization, transmission overbuild, generation development, and as an expert witness. While at Amtrak, Mr. Forczek was responsible for an annual energy budget of more than $300 million. He established guidelines and business models for an integrated energy management system, and developed several projects to monetize energy asset capabilities throughout the national system. His procurement strategies saved Amtrak tens of millions of dollars. Over his career, Mr. Forczek has procured approximately 500 megawatts of electricity and more than 580,000 dekatherms of natural gas.

Mr. Forczek has managed energy procurements for large-scale institutional users, handling all phases from presentation and negotiation, through execution of procurement contracts and management of the supply relationships after implementation. While he has particular experience in the mid-Atlantic and New England regions, Mr. Forczek has directed supply solicitations throughout the United States. Mr. Forczek provides in-depth understanding of the dynamics of regional and global energy markets, as well as the supporting infrastructure from both the supplier and client perspective. He has developed strategic partnerships with generation developers, assisting them through the regulatory process. As a facilitator and coordinator he has worked closely with all major utility companies on design, construction, asset acquisition, interconnection agreements and economic tariff design. His strong analytical skills help to interpret operational performance in financial terms, which he supplements with experience in auditing, finance, administration, and asset valuation.

In addition to his management and procurement work, Mr. Forczek is experienced in energy master planning including infrastructure upgrades. He has coordinated more than $2.9 billion in energy related projects, including many on the federal level.

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