Energy Foundry

Ralph Loomis

Ralph Loomis is a seasoned utility executive and lawyer with broad industry experience, particularly in corporate strategy and public policy. Following his retirement from Exelon in 2010, he co-founded and served as Managing Director of Global Renewable Solutions, LLC, a financial services company promoting renewable development. He recently joined the Energy Foundry as Executive in Residence.

At Exelon, Ralph served as Chief of Staff to John W. Rowe, the Chairman and CEO, and oversaw the corporate strategy function as Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Much of his time was spent on climate related matters, working with the National Commission on Energy Policy, the Bipartisan Policy Center, Resources for the Future, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and other outside groups. He also oversaw the creation of Exelon’s 2020 strategy, a comprehensive scheme to reduce or offset Exelon’s carbon emissions, and attended the 15th United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate in Copenhagen in 2009.

Prior to rejoining John at Exelon in 2003, Ralph headed up the Washington Office of National Grid USA and its predecessor the New England Electric System. As Vice President, Federal Affairs, he represented the company before Congress and various executive branch and regulatory agencies, including FERC and DOE. He worked on a wide variety of issues, including industry restructuring, transmission policy and energy efficiency, and with a wide variety of industry groups, including the Edison Electric Institute, the Alliance for Competitive Electricity and the Alliance to Save Energy.

Prior to moving to Washington, Ralph served as in house counsel at New England Electric, and spent eight years in private practice, first with Sonnenschein, Carlin, Nath & Rosenthal in Chicago, and subsequently with Bingham Dana & Gould in Boston. Ralph is admitted to practice law in both Illinois and Massachusetts.