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James Rogers has nearly 20 years of experience as a chief executive officer in the electric utility industry. He was named president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy following the merger of Duke Energy and Cinergy in April 2006.
Rogers has served as deputy general counsel for litigation and enforcement for the Federal Regulatory Commission (FERC); executive vice president of interstate pipelines for the Enron Gas Pipeline Group; and as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. Prior to those appointments, he served as assistant to the chief trial counsel at FERC; as a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Kentucky; and as assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where he acted as intervener on behalf of state consumers in gas, electric and telephone rate cases. He was also a reporter for the Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader.
Rogers attended Emory University and earned a bachelor of business administration and a J.D. from the University of Kentucky.
Building Technology, Talent and Policy Bridges to a Low-Carbon Future
as author at MIT World Series: Solutions that Scale to Meet the Energy Challenge: Technology, Policy and Entrepreneurship,