Debbie Kimberly joined Austin Energy in January, 2013 as the Vice President of Customer Energy Solutions. Her organization is responsible for the utility’s energy efficiency and demand response programs, solar program, green building and advanced transportation, market analytics and the key accounts function.
Debbie has worked in the utility industry for over 30 years, and spent more than 22 years at Salt River Project. She was SRP’s Director of Customer Programs and Marketing, where she had responsibility for energy efficiency product design and implementation; marketing of utility products, price plans and services; measurement & evaluation and market research. Previous positions included managing SRP’s financial services organization and involvement in public policy and strategic planning initiatives.
She earned her B.A. degree in International Relations from Stanford University and her Master's in International Management from Thunderbird.
Kimberly serves on the EPRI Power Delivery Unit Sector Council, SPEER’s (South Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource) Board of Directors (Treasurer) and Commission on Energy Efficiency, the Board of Pecan Street Research and the Executive Sponsor of the Texas Fuel Independence Project.