Our Team

Mark Noyes President and CEO

Mark Noyes is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses that include Con Edison Development, Con Edison Energy and Con Edison Solutions. Responsible for the overall profitability of these businesses, Mark structured the companies to meet the renewable energy strategy developed by parent company, Consolidated Edison Inc., which included exiting the Retail Commodities business and developing a robust Energy Services group that today operates profitability and with an extensive backlog of contracts.

Prior to his role as President and CEO, Mark was President of Con Edison Development and Con Edison Energy. In this role, he developed the Utility Scale portfolio of the company from the ground up, rapidly becoming the 2nd largest owner/operator of PV renewable energy assets nationwide.

Previously Mr. Noyes was Principal and Managing Partner for B4U Services, a firm providing consulting services to clients in the energy sector with a focus on power quality, technology development, acquisitions, renewable energy, strategic development, energy efficiency and revenue growth via business development.

Prior to establishing B4U Services in 2006, he was the President and CEO of WebGen Systems, an enterprise energy-management company providing complete energy services to commercial and industrial customers. These services included distributed generation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, demand response, energy purchasing and "green" building/LEEDS certification. At WebGen, Mr. Noyes gained comprehensive experience in all phases of new business development, including profit and loss responsibility, operations management, technology development, finance, strategic planning, marketing, and sales.

Before WebGen, Mr. Noyes spent over 15 years with Con Edison, gaining experience in all aspects of the power sector on both the regulated and non-regulated side. He served as Vice President of Asset Management and Acquisition for Con Edison Development. His responsibilities included asset acquisition, profit and loss responsibility, asset management, brownfield/greenfield development, strategic planning, operations and environmental compliance of 1,700 MW of generation.

Mr. Noyes holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering; and is a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Sustainable Development Professional with the Association of Energy Engineers. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Web Gen and is listed by Crain's New York Business as one of the “Top 40 under 40,“ an honor given to those who are recognized as “rising stars“ in their industries.

James J. Dixon Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Jim Dixon Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Jim Dixon is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses and its subsidiaries.  As chief operating officer for Con Edison’s competitive-market renewable energy businesses, he provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure the effective functioning of the company’s asset operations and services businesses.

Mr. Dixon began his Con Edison career in 1982 at the Consolidated Edison Company of New York (CECONY) as a Management Intern electrical engineer, working in various managerial and technical positions while pursuing his law degree. Upon graduation, he joined the CECONY Law Department as an attorney in its Nuclear Regulatory and Commercial Litigation sections. He also served as legal counsel for Con Edison Solutions and as Assistant Corporate Secretary for CECONY.

In January 2004, Mr. Dixon joined Con Edison Solutions as its first General Counsel. After three years in that position, he was named Vice President of Energy Services for Con Edison Solutions. In 2011, Mr. Dixon became Vice President, Legal and Compliance Services for Con Edison Development and Con Edison Energy.

Mr. Dixon graduated from Manhattan College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and is a registered New York professional engineer. In 1990, he received his juris doctor degree from New York Law School and is admitted to practice in New York and Washington D.C.  He is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University.  His involvement outside of Con Edison includes military service in the United States Army Reserve, from which he retired as a Major, and as the past chairman of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Energy Committee and the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO).

Paul F. Mapelli Vice President and General Counsel, CEBs

Paul F. Mapelli - Vice President and General Counsel of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, IncPaul F. Mapelli is the Vice President and General Counsel of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. (CEB) and its subsidiaries, including Con Edison Development, Con Edison Energy, and Con Edison Solutions.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Mapelli was the Vice President and General Counsel of Con Edison Solutions.  Mr. Mapelli has been the corporate Secretary for each of the CEBs since July 2002.

Mr. Mapelli was previously an Assistant General Counsel in the Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (CECONY) Law Department, where he was primarily responsible for providing legal services to CECONY’s affiliate, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R).

Mr. Mapelli received a Bachelor of Science degree from Herbert H. Lehman College and is a NYS Registered Nurse.  He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York.

Tom DiCapua Managing Director, Wholesale Energy Services

Tom DiCapua is the Managing Director of Asset Optimization and Business Development. In this role Tom is responsible for overseeing the day to day Power and Natural Gas activities related to Con Edison’s Clean Energy Businesses’ Leased Asset and Energy Management lines of business. Since joining Con Edison Energy in 2008 Tom has overseen operations of energy management agreements and successfully developed new services tailored for individual clients. Tom continues to develop strategies to build robust, client centered services by leveraging the capabilities of the Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses.

Prior to joining CEE in 2008, Tom worked at National Grid/KeySpan, first as Automation Engineer in their generating fleet and later as a lead Electric Trader for Keyspan’s Energy Transaction Services group. Tom has Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Siena College and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has a daughter and lives in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Karl Hofer Director, Trading

Karl Hofer is currently Director of Trading at Consolidated Edison Energy, Inc. (CEE). Karl is responsible for CEE’s power, renewable and capacity wholesale activities, including procurement, hedging, optimizations and physical power flows.

Karl has over 17 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to his current role Karl worked with increasing responsibility in various roles with Con Ed Energy and Con Ed Solutions. While with CES Karl started as a Financial Analyst in 2002 in commercial finance and then worked as a Sr. Commodity Analyst where he analyzed state and utility regulatory and competitive retail power environments. During this time CES expanded from offering retail electric supply in two states and four utilities to serving customers in nine states and over 25 utilities. In 2007 Mr. Hofer moved over to CEE, and held roles of Energy Trader, Asset Manager and Sr. portfolio Manager prior to becoming Director. At CEE Karl’s responsibilities included cash and term power trading, generation asset optimization, retail load portfolio management and optimization, and REC procurement and optimization. Prior to joining Con Ed Mr. Hofer worked as a Financial Analyst for Seneca Financial Group, Inc. At Seneca he analyzed third party company financial performance involved in troubled-debt restructuring and M&A opportunities.

Mr. Hofer graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University in 2001 with a double Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting. Additionally, he received a Masters of Business Administration in Financial Management in 2006 from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. He is married with three kids and lives in New Canaan, CT.

Eric Newell Director, Asset Management

Eric Newell is the Director of Asset Management at Consolidated Edison Energy, Inc. In his current role he is responsible for overseeing our New Market Entry, Onboarding New Customers, REC Management, and functions as a liaison between internal support groups.  His experience also includes Forecasting and scheduling load, Offering Generators to the ISOs, and trading Power, Natural Gas, and RECs.

Eric has been involved in Managing RECs since the early 2000s and has experience with every REC registry across the US.  Activities he manages include Registering New Renewable Assets, Delivering and Accepting RECs, retiring RECs for compliance or voluntary purposes, reporting on all REC positions, and trading RECs across the US.

Eric has been with Con Ed Energy since 2000 and has held several roles throughout company including Operations Analyst, Trader, Asset Manager, and Portfolio Manager, and Director of Trading and Energy Management.

Eric Graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a BA in Economics. He is married with 3 children and lives in Orange County New York.

Mike Paxton Director, Energy Management

 

Mike Paxton is the Director of Energy Management at Consolidated Edison Energy, overseeing CEE’s client-based services business operating in NYISO, PJM, ISO-NE, and CAISO.  In this role, Mike tailors CEE’s services to meet client’s needs – translating client goals, budgets, and risk appetites into executable market strategies that optimize their assets across multiple ISOs and markets including Physical and Financial Power and Gas, Basis/Congestion, RECs, and Capacity. 

Mike has over 11 years of experience in the energy industry.  Prior to this role, Mike has held several positions within CEE, most recently as a Senior Energy Trader focusing on the northeastern US and Canada, with an emphasis on basis and congestion markets.  Before joining CEE, Mike worked for ICF International, providing economic consulting to the power sector on environmental related issues and markets.

Mike graduated from The University of Michigan with a BA in Economics and minors in Environmental Science and Spanish.  He is married with two children and lives in Port Chester, New York.

Kim Barbiere Director, Settlements

 

Kim Barbiere is the Director of the Settlement department, responsible for ISO/RTO settlement validation and settlements on behalf of clients taking energy management services from CEE. In that capacity she is responsible for interfacing with accounting to ensure accruals are timely and accurately recorded; providing data and reports for analysis of generating asset revenue optimization, portfolio performance, and feedback to Operations regarding bidding practices; and ensuring ISO/RTO invoices are paid timely and managing disputes. Prior to this, she was Manager of Commodity Accounting.

Prior to joining CEE in 2007, Kim worked as an auditor at Price Waterhouse and Reader’s Digest and as accounting manager at Columbia Presbyterian.  She also worked at Time Warner as manager of internet services and web design.

Kim is a graduate of Manhattan College with a BA in Accounting and Business Management and a minor in Computer Science.  Kim is married and lives in Yorktown Heights, NY.

Bryan Dooley Senior Energy Trader

 

Bryan Dooley is a Senior Energy Trader at Consolidated Edison Energy, Inc.  He manages the Wholesale Natural Gas activities, which include gas trading and scheduling for our Energy Management clients and Leased Asset acquisition and optimization.  Since joining Consolidated Edison Energy in 2011, Bryan has lead origination efforts to grow the natural gas leased asset portfolio, which has enabled CEE to better serve our EMA clients by becoming significant participants in northeast natural gas markets.  Bryan’s focus has been Natural Gas, but he has also worked with the Energy Management operations team and the Power Trading team. 

Bryan has over 10 years of experience in the energy industry.  Prior to joining Consolidated Edison Energy in 2011, Bryan worked at National Grid / KeySpan as a gas scheduler, where he developed a deep fundamental and logistical knowledge of the northeast gas markets.   

Bryan graduated from Loyola University Maryland in 2002 with a BA in Marketing.  He earned an MBA in Finance from Stony Brook University in 2009.  Bryan is married with 2 children and lives in Long Island.