Doyle N. Beneby is President and Chief Executive Officer for CPS Energy, the largest municipal electric and gas utility in the nation. A veteran of the energy industry with over 30 years of experience, Doyle has expertise in many facets of the electric & gas utility industry including strategic planning, power generation & delivery operations and asset acquisition.
Prior to joining CPS Energy, Doyle held various leadership roles at Florida Power & Light, Consumers Energy Company, PECO Energy, ComEd, and Exelon Power where he served as President.
During his time at CPS Energy, Doyle has transformed the vertically integrated utility’s generation fleet to one of the most diversified in the country, with an emphasis on low carbon and renewable sources. He has also created industry leading public private partnerships with clean technology companies that have brought thousands of jobs to the Greater San Antonio area. A passionate innovator, Doyle is currently championing the role grid optimization and demand response can play in reducing peak demand in the state of Texas.
Doyle is a graduate of Montana Technical College where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. He also earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami. In 2008, he completed the Advanced Executive Leadership Program at Exelon Academy/Northwestern University and the Advanced Management Program at Exelon Training Center in 2003.
Doyle serves on the Board for industry organizations such as Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), Capital Power Corporation, Argonne National Laboratory, Keystone Center & Energy Board, American Gas Association (AGA), Texas Public Power Association (TPPA), Large Public Power Council (LPPC), and Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC). He also serves on local Boards including the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation, United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County, and Texas Biomedical Research Institute.
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