T. Michael Twomey
T. Michael Twomey is a senior consultant to CRA’s Energy Practice. He is an expert in regulatory strategy and implementation, regulatory policy, administrative litigation, and stakeholder engagement.
Mr. Twomey joined CRA in 2022 after a 20-year career in the electric utility industry. Immediately prior to joining CRA, Mr. Twomey was a senior vice president at a Fortune 500 integrated energy company in its Washington, DC office from 2019 to 2022. His responsibilities included oversight of federal government affairs, federal regulatory (FERC) matters, sustainability and environmental policy, corporate social responsibility efforts, as well as the external affairs function for the wholesale power business. He also led enterprise-wide stakeholder engagement efforts, with a focus on ESG-related initiatives.
In previous roles, Mr. Twomey led state implementation of the company’s exit from the wholesale nuclear business in the Northeast US, 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 utility operating companies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas (2009-2010); led regulatory strategy and implementation for Louisiana retail utility operations (including recovery and securitization of 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 at the Louisiana PSC (2002-2003). Prior to this, Mr. Twomey was in-house regulatory counsel for a major telecommunications company for several years as well as a litigation partner with a New Orleans-based law firm.
Mr. Twomey holds a JD from the University of Connecticut and a BA in English from Tulane University.