David Crane previously served as president, CEO and on the Board of Directors of NRG Energy from 2003 through 2015.
David Crane previously served as president, CEO and on the Board of Directors of NRG Energy from 2003 through 2015. While there, he led NRG's transformation into the clean-energy space, developing new solar, wind, high efficiency gas and other generation sources while growing NRG's retail, carbon capture and electric vehicle service businesses. Crane has been recognized for exemplary leadership, receiving such awards as Ernst & Young's 2010 Transformational Achievement award, EnergyBiz's 2010 CEO of the Year and Institutional Investor's 2011 top CEO in the electric utility sector.
The electricity industry historically has played the biggest role in the U.S. greenhouse gas emissions problem. It has an even greater potential to be an even bigger part of the solution, but its leaders must speak up.