Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Energy Group LLC
H.G. Chissell is the Founder and CEO of Advanced Energy Group LLC, a consultancy and energy stakeholder platform focused on bringing needed electric grid modernization to key cities. Advanced Energy Group facilitates quarterly stakeholder engagements in Chicago, Washington D.C. and New York City. Stakeholders include FERC, PJM, NYISO, ConEdison, ComEd, Pepco, DOE, GSA, Amtrak, S&C Electric, Saft, 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. Mr. Chissell focuses on advanced business solutions and partnerships, specifically with the DOD, cities, portfolio real estate companies, energy storage integrators, and utilities. 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 US Army Base Fort Meade and American Water.