At EDPR Kelly leads the Origination team for the U.S. and Canada. She has over 15 years of experience in the renewable industry. She is responsible for leading the origination team that develops and maintains key relationships with utilities and offtake partners, including commercial and industrial clients. The origination team leads PPA negotiations, develops pricing strategies for renewable projects under development, and analyzes the impact of current and potential renewable market rules. Kelly’s team also examines market trends and identifies new customers within the renewable industry. Her depth of market knowledge spans into the U.S. markets and in Canada and her & her team have executed over 3GW of PPAs at EDPR North America.
Before EDPR, Kelly held numerous energy trading roles specializing in renewables and origination at ACES, Great River Energy, and Split Rock Energy.
Kelly is the Co-Founder of the Women IN Energy Conference which hosted the first annual event in 2017 brining over 250 women in energy together.
In 2019, the Women in Renewable Energy awarded Kelly with the Wind Power Woman of Distinction for her leadership in the industry. Kelly was also named one of the 10 Most Admired Women Leaders of 2021 by Women Industry Era Leaders.