CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. -- Viridity Energy, a smart grid company that transforms large energy consumers into virtual energy generators, announced today that it has appointed Samuel A. Wolfe as Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs. Wolfe will work with RTOs/ISOs, state and federal regulatory agencies and legislators, and key stakeholders to improve the energy market environment for customers who actively manage their energy needs.
“We are excited to have Sam join Viridity Energy’s growing team,” said Allen Freifeld, Senior Vice President, External Affairs of Viridity Energy. “Sam brings extensive experience in environmental and energy regulation along with the legal understanding and expertise in these complex issues that will be critical as our company continues to grow to meet the demands of the emerging smart grid market.”
Wolfe brings twenty years of experience in environmental and energy regulation to his new position at Viridity Energy. He served most recently as the Chief Counsel to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) where he advocated for the state’s energy interests and supported renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. He has also served as Assistant Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He has testified extensively on energy, climate change, and air pollution issues before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and state legislative committees. Wolfe has also served as Environmental Policy Manager at PSEG Services Corporation.