Kris Zadlo, PE

Senior Vice President
Invenergy

A nearly thirty-year veteran of the electric power industry, Kris Zadlo leads commercial analytics, energy storage, government and regulatory affairs, as well as transmission analysis for Invenergy, which is building a sustainable world through innovation. He is responsible for interconnecting over 20,000 MW of utility scale projects (14,000 MW of renewable projects and 6,000 MW of natural gas generation) throughout the United States. Kris successfully launched Invenergy’s energy storage business, which is one of the largest in the industry. Under Zadlo’s leadership, Invenergy developed the Grand Ridge battery storage facility in Illinois, which was recognized as Project of the Year in 2015 by Renewable Energy World Magazine and is the largest site in the world where wind, solar and battery storage are co-located. Prior to joining Invenergy, Zadlo was Vice President of Transmission for Calpine Corporation and earlier held various management positions during his ten years at Commonwealth Edison Company.

Zadlo graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and earned a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. Zadlo is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.