Mitchell M. Samuelian is VP of Operations for Clearway Energy Group. He is responsible for the safe and reliable operations of Clearways large and ever-growing fleet of wind and solar projects. Mitch oversees the full range of operational disciplines, including operations, maintenance engineering, regulatory compliance, environmental, and health and safety.
Mitch brings more than 40 years of electric utility industry expertise to his position at Clearway Energy Group. His experience includes positions in corporate asset management, engineering, plant management, and strategic planning.
He was previously the VP of O&M for NRG, Energy and the General Manager of Ivanpah a 392 MW concentrated solar thermal plant. Prior to NRG, Energy he was the Director of Plant Operations for First Solar and has been involved with the development, construction and operations of over 5000 MW of utility solar power plants. Prior to First Solar he was the head of Tennessee Valley Authorities’ Hydro and Renewable Operations and Maintenance program, where he oversaw pumped storage, hydroelectric, solar, wind, and methane power plants with a combined capacity of over 5200 MW distributed across 5 southeastern states.
He has a MBA with a minor in Human Resources from University of Phoenix, a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Thomas Edison State College and has a Reactor and Senior Reactor Operator License from the NRC.