02 Mar ETS Profiles: Cris Eugster – CPS Energy CSO
Last month Drew Johnston ETS President caught up with Cris Eugster CPS Energy Group Executive Vice President & Chief Generation & Strategy Officer on the San Antonio River Walk. The pair covered topics such as power of human capital, CPS Energy generation mix ten years from now, and Doyle Beneby’s legacy. Learn more about the nation’s largest municipally owned, vertically integrated, electric and gas utility and Mr. Eugster via ETS Profiles and in-depth interview.
The world is changing for utilities and if they are stuck in the past then they are not going to be part of the future.
Cris Eugster is responsible for the overall operations, dispatch and evolution of our generation capabilities that include approximately 6,500 megawatts (MW) of traditional power plants (natural gas, nuclear, and coal) and more than 1,200 MW of renewables (wind, solar, and landfill gas). He also is responsible for corporate strategy including integration of new technologies and development of new products and services. CPS Energy is the nation’s largest municipally owned, vertically integrated, electric and gas utility that serves over 771,000 electric and 336,000 gas customers in the San Antonio area.