VP Power Development | SeaOne Holdings, L.L.C.
Michael Sparks has over 30 years of experience in the power industry in both regulated and de-regulated markets. Most recently he was Director of Origination for BP Energy, marketing structured hedge products in the ERCOT, SPP and MISO South wholesale energy markets. Prior to BP, he was Regional VP of Origination for GDF Suez where his duties included negotiating long term PPA’s, asset optimization, regulatory and governmental affairs. He has been responsible for regulatory activities before FERC and several state public utility commissions. He began his career with Houston Lighting & Power in the Accounting and Treasury departments, eventually moving to the newly formed Reliant Energy responsible for project analysis and business development for wholesale power generation.