Jennifer Curran is Vice President System Planning and Chief Compliance Officer for MISO. In that role she oversees a broad array of functions including the company’s transmission and resource planning efforts, market operations, strategic and business planning for operations, as well as the company’s work to comply with state and federal electricity standards.
Curran has spent the last twenty years focused on delivering reliability and economic value to customers through wholesale electricity markets, operations and infrastructure planning. Since joining MISO in 2004, she has served in various strategic, business planning and operational oversight roles. Notably, Curran was a leader in the development of a multi-billion dollar regional transmission portfolio known as Multi-Value Projects. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of ReliabilityFirst and the Advisory Board of the Texas A&M Smart Grid Center.
Prior to joining MISO, Curran was Manager of Power Generation & Supply Strategy for MISO and PJM at Reliant Resources. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.