Gil C. Quiniones Senior Vice President New York City Economic Development Corporation
Gil C. Quiniones is the Senior Vice President of Energy & Telecommunications of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC). He is also the Chair of the New York City Energy Policy Task Force and acts as the City's chief consultant on energy policy issues. Such issues include planning for both short and long-term energy resources, advocating for competitive energy prices for all City consumers and supporting the City's response to proposed energy projects such as power plants, electric transmission lines and natural gas pipelines.
Mr. Quiniones' office works closely with other City agencies, such as the City's Department of Environmental Protection on environmental issues, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services on energy supply purchases and efficiency projects, the Department of City Planning on land-use concerns and the City Law Department on regulatory matters. In addition, the EDC Energy Office participates in State and federal regulatory proceedings such as the pending Public Service Commission utility rate cases, and serves as the principal representative of the City at the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority and the New York Independent System Operator.
Prior to EDC, Gil Quiniones held various positions for sixteen years at Con Edison, Inc. in both its regulated and unregulated energy services business units. He was one of the four original founders of Con Edison's unregulated energy services company - Con Edison Solutions.
A graduate of De La Salle University in the Philippines with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Quiniones also spent two years studying Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.