Kelly Rodgers

San Diego County Water Authority
Energy Program Manager

Kelly Rodgers joined the agency in 2006 and is currently the Energy Program Manager at the San Diego County Water Authority, the regional water agency that provides about 80 percent of all the water used in San Diego County. Kelly has over twenty-seven years of professional experience in the public and private sectors, including work on large-scale, complex water and energy projects such as the San Vicente Dam Raise suite of projects. Kelly currently leads strategic water-energy nexus planning efforts that include a potential 500 megawatt Energy Storage Facility at San Vicente Reservoir. In her current role, she leverages opportunities to reduce the agency’s energy costs by maximizing the Water Authority’s existing energy facilities, integrating new energy technologies and supplies, and engaging in regulatory issues. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, a Master’s degree in Business Administration, and a Doctorate degree in Public Policy and Administration with an emphasis on public management, leadership, and strategic planning. Kelly is also a registered civil engineer in California.



April 5, 2017

11:15 am  -  12:15pm

Energy Management Innovation

Utilities have longstanding programs to help large energy users, including those with a national footprint, get most efficient in their use of electric power. But in the new era of renewables, energy storage and ever-greater efficiency – what new efforts are utilities rolling out to help America better manage its electricity? What are more demanding … Continued