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At BlueRock, expertise starts at the top. Our CEO, Phil Van Horne, is more than a businessman, he’s an energy aficionado. Read on to learn more about him and how he works every day to bring powerful options to BlueRock customers.
Phil Van Horne, CEO of BlueRock Energy
While his official title is CEO, Phil also answers to things like “energy genius,” “electricity expert,” “natural gas guru” and, of course, Power Phil. The point is, when it comes to energy, Phil knows his stuff. He is an expert in all things energy, relentlessly researching rates, tirelessly analyzing trends and negotiating better ways to bring more energy options to businesses and homes throughout the Northeast.
Phil founded BlueRock Energy in 2003, and under his leadership the company has solidified its position as a leading provider of energy solutions built around specific residential and business needs. His 35+ years of energy experience include executive leadership, energy trading and marketing, contract negotiation and administration, wholesale back office operations, interconnection, power system planning and systems development.
Prior to establishing BlueRock Energy, Phil was President and COO for Niagara Mohawk Energy Marketing, Inc., where he managed all aspects of operations for unregulated retail and wholesale natural gas and electricity. Early in his career, Phil worked for General Electric, where he was involved with utilities nationwide on a range of planning and strategic issues.
He is a founding member, past Chairman and member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the National Energy Marketers Association, and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the New York State Business Council and the Central NY Rescue Mission. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University.