H.G. Chissell

Advanced Energy Group

H.G. Chissell is the Founder and CEO of Advanced Energy Agency, and Advanced Energy Group, an energy stakeholder member platform focused on bringing needed electric grid modernization to key cities.

Advanced Energy Group facilitates quarterly stakeholder engagements in Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C. and New York City. Stakeholder participants include City of Boston, PJM, NYISO, DoD, ConEdison, ComEd, Exelon, DOE, GSA, Amtrak, S&C Electric, NextEra, Chicago Transit Authority, PowerSecure and many more.

Previously, H.G. Chissell assisted with the launch of GridMarket, a DER software platform and served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Viridity Energy, a software/service firm focused on virtual power generation and advanced energy optimization.

Mr. Chissell was with Viridity Energy from its beginning in 2009, leading the company’s growth of MWs under management and strategic expansion throughout PJM, NYISO and ERCOT across all key verticals. Key accomplishments include the first behind-the-meter frequency regulation battery project in PJM, first 1 MW behind-the-meter battery project in Chicago, first full spectrum DR battery project in New York City and first multi-site EV2Grid project with the Pentagon in PJM and ERCOT.

Mr. Chissell graduated from Swarthmore College, studied architecture at Drexel University and received his accreditation as a LEED AP. H.G. Chissell also served as lead facilitator for the ConEdison Energy Storage Working Group. In 2014, Mr. Chissell received the Federal Energy and Water Management Award for his work with Fort Meade and American Water.

Prior to Viridity Energy, Mr. Chissell led a sustainability/energy team at Gap International, a global consulting firm specializing in breakthrough leadership. Mr. Chissell began his commercial career at RDLA, a healthcare architecture firm in Philadelphia.