P Hudson (135K)Paul Hudson, Chairman of the Board

Paul Hudson of Stratus Energy currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET). With a focus on developing and advancing domestic energy infrastructure, Paul Hudson serves as a principal and advisor to a variety of energy-related interests. These interests range broadly across efficiency and demand response, fledgling smart grid entrants and vertically integrated utilities to renewables and traditional energy infrastructure.

In his 15-year career, Hudson has served in a variety of policy related roles including former gubernatorial appointee to the three-member Public Utility Commission of Texas, and as Director of Policy to the Texas Governor. During his tenure he worked on a wide range of electricity-related issues including retail and wholesale market design, and regulatory oversight of the transition to the competitive electric market within ERCOT.

Hudson also served sequentially in a variety of other policy roles including Director of Policy, and Deputy Director of Policy to the Governor of Texas, Advisor to Commissioner Brett Perlman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and as a member of the Policy development staff under former PUCT and FERC Chair Pat Wood.