Executive Vice President (retired)
After a career with Edison spanning over 35 years, Ray retired from his administrative position in early 2006 and will serve as a consultant. He served as chief nuclear officer of the utility for more than 15 years, and was responsible for all of Edison’s wholesale energy market transactions during this period, including through the 1998-2002 period of market restructuring, as well as for resource planning more recently.
He served as president of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) from 2002-03, bringing nearly four decades of nuclear industry experience to the ANS presidency. He is a current member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee. Harold Ray’s keynote address discussed the challenges and opportunities that exist currently for the large-scale deployment of emissions-free electricity generating resources.