Ben Snieckus brings over 15 years of experience in the retail and wholesale power and gas commodity markets. He is known for his innovative approach to identifying and developing unique product solutions for a variety of energy-related problems. As CCO of Nightpeak Energy, Ben is responsible for guiding the company’s overall commercial strategy and maintaining relationships with key energy market stakeholders across the country.
Prior to joining Nightpeak Energy, Ben served as Vice President of Origination at Crossover Energy Partners, an energy solutions partner of KKR, where he worked with cooperative and municipal utility customers across the western US to devise structured and full requirements wholesale energy supply solutions. Before this, Ben was Director of Origination & Structuring at Recurrent Energy, a leading North American utility-scale solar and energy storage project developer. In this role, Ben was responsible for origination and structuring of Recurrent’s portfolio of utility-scale energy storage and renewable energy + storage projects throughout the US. Previously, Ben held various business development and asset management roles for NRG Energy, leading a variety of commercial and operational activities for NRG’s 7 GW fleet of conventional generation assets across California. Before NRG Energy, Ben held various commercial roles at Noble Americas Energy Solution (now Calpine Solutions), one of the largest retail power marketers in the U.S.
Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Loyola University Maryland.