Pat Wood

Hunt BEE Network

Energy infrastructure developer Pat Wood, III has a long career in energy. He is the past Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. In his regulatory career in the natural gas, transportation, telecommunications and electric power industries, Wood was a forceful advocate for competitive markets, and he is best-known for his role in building the Texas competitive power industry and in expanding organized wholesale power markets across the United States.

Today, Wood’s development focus is on new power system infrastructure. He is President of Hunt BEE Network, an energy storage business. Wood is also Lead Independent Director of integrated solar company SunPower and Director of utility construction firm Quanta Services.
Wood holds a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He serves on the Executive Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, the National Petroleum Council, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory External Advisory Council, and the Texas A&M Smart Grid Council. He and his wife, Kathleen, are the parents of four sons, and they are proud to call Houston home.