Keeping the Lights on in Challenging Times

Keeping the Lights on in Challenging Times

Peter Delaney

12.13.2009

Peter Delaney

Pete Delaney is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp., the parent company of OG&E, a regulated electric utility, and Enogex, a midstream natural gas pipeline business. Prior to joining OGE Energy, Pete completed a 15-year investment banking career on Wall Street. Pete specialized in corporate finance and other advisory services to electric and natural gas utilities and other energy companies in the United States, Europe and South America.
Pete is actively involved as a member of several community and industry boards of directors including Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, United Way of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, Oklahoma State Fair Board, Heritage Hall Board and Edison Electric Institute.

Pete holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with distinction from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in business administration from Tulane University.

A longtime OG&E executive, Peter Delaney gives a Clinton School lecture titled, "Challenges Behind the Switch: What One Electric Company is Doing to Keep the Lights on in Challenging Times." Named president and CEO of OG&E in September 2007, Delaney will discuss his company’s efforts involving renewable energy, energy efficiency and transmission and how those efforts are affecting its Arkansas customers. OG&E currently serves more than 75,000 Arkansans.