T. Michael Twomey
T. Michael Twomey is a senior consultant to the Energy Practice of CRA.
Immediately prior to joining CRA, Mr. Twomey was a Senior Vice President at the Entergy Corporation in its Washington, DC office from 2019 to 2022. His responsibilities included oversight of Entergy’s federal government affairs, federal regulatory (FERC) matters, sustainability and environmental policy, corporate social responsibility efforts, as well as the external affairs function for Entergy’s wholesale power business. He provided regular updates to the Entergy board of directors and senior management regarding same and led enterprise-wide stakeholder engagement efforts, with a focus on ESG-related initiatives.
In previous roles at Entergy, Mr. Twomey led state implementation of Entergy’s exit from the wholesale nuclear business in the Northeast U.S., including state regulatory approvals for the sales of the Indian Point, Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee, and James A. FitzPatrick nuclear facilities (2010-2021); provided strategic regulatory planning for Entergy’s utility operating companies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas (2009-2010); led regulatory strategy and implementation for Entergy’s Louisiana retail utility operations (including recovery and securitization of nearly $1 billion in storm restoration costs related to Hurricane Katrina, adoption of formula rate plan frameworks, and acquisition of generating units with timely cost recovery) (2004-2009); and served as trial counsel in matters pending at FERC and the Louisiana PSC (2002-2003).
Prior to joining Entergy, Mr. Twomey was in-house regulatory counsel for BellSouth Corporation (now part of AT&T) for several years as well as a litigation partner with Jones Walker, a New Orleans-based law firm.