About

 

About Us

At Enel X North America, we understand that today’s energy consumers face an equal amount of opportunity and uncertainty. The emergence of new technologies, regulations, and market dynamics have blurred the lines between energy consumers and producers, creating a New Power Economy that puts large energy users in an unprecedented position to create value. At the same time, the complexity and pace of innovation in this market make it difficult for businesses to navigate their options and capitalize on their biggest opportunities.

Enel X is the preferred energy solutions partner for businesses across North America. We connect large energy users to opportunities in the energy world and help them integrate the technologies and processes they need to capitalize on them.

Enel X combines the spirit of a startup with the infrastructure and expertise of a global innovator to help businesses and communities create, store, use, and share energy more efficiently, sustainably, and strategically. And with 3,600 business partners in North America, a total of 3.8 GW of demand response capacity and intelligent software in more than 30,000 electric vehicle charging stations across North America, it is clear that many businesses join us in our belief. Enel X continues to drive the New Power Economy forward with solutions for businesses and institutions in nine core areas in North America:

  • Demand Response
  • Demand Management
  • Energy Supply Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Storage and Microgrids
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Electric Vehicle Charging
  • Utility Bill Management
  • Sustainability
 
Businesses

For businesses looking to take more control over their energy costs, mitigate risk, simplify compliance and sustainability reporting, and improve their operational performance, Enel X's energy intelligence software is a must-have decision support system.

Utilities

For utilities and competitive energy retailers looking to navigate today's period of rapid transformation, Enel X is right there with them, providing demand response and wholesale procurement solutions.

Management Team

Mike Storch

President and CEO, Enel X North America

Michael I. Storch is the CEO of Enel X North America. Prior to this role, he served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Company Development Officer at Enel Green Power North America. Mike has been with Enel Green Power and its predecessor companies since 1987 where he was responsible for a variety of areas including M&A, management of operations, project development, accounting, and finance. He is a current or former director in two highly successful renewable energy development partnerships. Prior to joining Enel Green Powe​r, Mike was Vice President of G.O. Holdings Management, Inc., the U.S. arm of Anglo French financier, Sir James Goldsmith, where Mike was a key member of Sir James’ management team focused on leveraged buyouts of a number of public companies and resulting asset sales and reorganization of surviving business units.  Previously Mike was a Senior Audit Manager for Price Waterhouse. Mike holds Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baruch College, New York and is a certified public accountant.

Marc Rizzo

Chief Financial Officer, Enel X North America

As Chief Financial Officer of Enel X North America, Marc Rizzo is responsible for leading and managing the financial efforts of the company on a domestic and international level. Marc recently joined Enel X in 2017 from Enel Green Power North America, where he served as the Director of Finance for over two years. Within The Enel Group, he has proven to be a crucial member of the financial operations, closing over $10B worth of project and corporate acquisitions, partnerships and financings. Marc has over 10 years of experience in the financial sector, with expertise in energy and energy services, spanning across entire transaction lifecycles: origination, pricing analytics, structuring, negotiation, execution, and asset management. Marc grew up on the North Shore and studied Economics at Bentley University.

Jinjue Allen

General Counsel, Enel X North America

Jinjue Allen is the General Counsel of Enel X North America. She is responsible for leading the legal and corporate affairs of the company. Prior to this role, she served as in-house counsel to Enel Green Power North America. In that capacity, Jinjue advised on legal issues across various business functions and multiple renewable energy technologies, including representing Enel Green Powe​r and its subsidiaries in syndicated tax equity and other equity financings as well as financial swap and hedging transactions. Before her tenure at Enel Green Power, she was an attorney at SNR Denton in Manhattan and at McLane Middleton in New Hampshire. Jinjue received a B.A. degree from UCLA and J.D. degree from American University, Washington College of Law.

Jackie Bliss

Vice President and General Manager of Advisory Solutions, Enel X North America

As Vice President and General Manager of Advisory Solutions at Enel X North America, Jackie Bliss is responsible for leading and managing Enel X’s Advisory Solutions business and brings nearly a decade of energy experience to the company. Prior to joining the team in 2015, Jackie worked at National Grid, serving as the Director of Business Performance for the natural gas division, leading operational efficiency initiatives. Jackie also served power and utilities customers from a financial perspective as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan. In this capacity, she consulted with energy companies across the US on debt and equity financing along with strategic mergers and acquisitions. Jackie earned an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and an MPA in Energy Policy as well as a BA from Columbia University.

Arrigo Bodda

Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Enel X North America

Arrigo Bodda is an HR professional with nearly 25 years of experience in several industries (FMCG, Industrial, Electronics, Software) and countries in America and Europe. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for GTECH Group, Arrigo was responsible for optimizing all Human Resources processes within the Group. He led a 170-strong HR department at a $4 billion/10,000 employee company. Prior to joining the GTECH Group in January of 2011, Arrigo was Vice President of Human Resources for Closure Systems International, a worldwide packaging company with employees in 24 countries. Arrigo is a volunteer at Career Collaborative, a Boston-based organization that teaches unemployed and under-employed adults with low-income jobs how to build careers that change lives, and a mentor at Northeastern University and at the Chamber of Commerce of Turin (IT).

Don Jenkins

Vice President of Advisory Solutions Service Delivery and Operations, Enel X North America

Don Jenkins is Vice President of Advisory Solutions Service Delivery and Operations at Enel X North America. Don leads the teams that implement, deliver, and support Enel X’s suite of Advisory Solutions around the globe, enabling customers to glean critical business intelligence from their utility bill and energy data, actively manage their energy spend, and find the most effective ways to manage their energy. His current team operates across five continents, delivering services to clients in more than 100 countries. He is a tireless data champion, driving the collection and application of high quality data in support of energy intelligence efforts. Previously a US Naval Submarine Officer, Don joined EnerNOC in 2007 after retiring from active duty, having served 22 years in both the Navy and Marine Corps. Don has a dual BS/BA degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of San Diego and an MS degree in Operations Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, and is currently a Data Science PhD candidate at UMass Boston.

Sean Leaver

Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, Enel X North America

Sean Leaver is Enel X North America's Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. Sean oversees strategic investments, mergers & acquisitions, and business development activities and brings over 15 years of experience in the industry with a proven track record of driving successful growth initiatives. Sean joined EnerNOC soon after its IPO and has led many of its most strategic activities, including developing the company’s partner ecosystem, managing many of the investments and acquisitions that positioned Enel X as a global leader, and leading the sale of the firm to Enel. Prior to his work with Enel X, Sean held management positions with Intuit and Activant. He holds a BS from Salve Regina University in Information Systems Science.

Sarah McAuley

Vice President of Marketing, Enel X North America

As Vice President of Marketing at Enel X North America, Sarah McAuley is responsible for overseeing Enel X’s brand development, product marketing, and demand generation programs. Sarah joined EnerNOC in 2007 shortly after the Company’s IPO.  She has held a number of strategic roles at the company, including playing a pivotal role in the Company’s landmark Supreme Court case to protect demand response and helping to co-author The Unified Approach to Energy Transformation, a framework developed in collaboration with PwC and Winston Eco-Strategies to help companies respond to emerging global trends with energy best practices that drive the most business value. Prior to Enel X, Sarah ran communications for Sonus Networks and was an account lead at Greenough Communications. Sarah holds a BA from Harvard University.

Ken Schisler

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs, Enel X North America

Ken is Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs at Enel X North America. Prior to joining EnerNOC in 2007, Ken served for 13 years as a member of the Maryland General Assembly, rising to become Minority Whip. In 2003, he was appointed by the Maryland Governor and confirmed by the Senate to become Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission where he served for 3 ½ years. During his tenure at the PSC, he served as Vice Chairman of the FERC Joint Board on Economic Dispatch for the PJM Interconnection and the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Prior to service on the PSC, he was also an attorney in private practice in Maryland in addition to his service as a legislator. Schisler earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Salisbury State University, and earned his JD with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law.

Christian Weeks

Vice President and General Manager of Flexibility Solutions, Enel X North America

As Vice President and General Manager of Flexibility Solutions, Christian Weeks is responsible leading Enel X’s global demand response and distributed energy resources business, which is focused on connecting and monetizing all types of distributed energy assets with wholesale and retail energy market opportunities to maximize savings, ensure resiliency, and increase sustainability. Christian has over a decade of experience in energy and technology businesses and is passionate about disruptive technologies and scalable growth. Since joining EnerNOC in 2009, Christian has held various roles in strategy, sales, and operations. Most recently, Christian led Enel X’s software and demand response businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining, Christian worked in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice based in Washington, DC. Christian is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Harvard Business School and a board member of the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECE) and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).