• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Ben Jones

Tennessee Valley Authority

Director, Coal Services

Ben Jones, Tennessee Valley Authority Director of Coal Services. Ben joined TVA in 2005 and has performed several coal-related roles including purchasing, contracts, and logistics. He has also worked in several leadership roles at TVA in risk management and risk analysis, and also played a key role in the transformation of TVA’s information technology area. As the current leader of TVA's coal group, Ben is responsible for the purchase and delivery of coal/fuel oil and reagents to TVA's plants and terminals. Ben serves on the Board of Directors for the National Coal Transportation Association.

Sessions With Ben Jones

Thursday, 9 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:50pm (CST) / 09/mar/2023 06:00 pm - 09/mar/2023 06:50 pm

    Coal in Play: Now and in the future

    As the energy transition accelerates across Europe and the United States, coal remains integral for energy security as well as a significant source of generation across Asia. Questions surrounding long- term domestic reliability versus export viability continue to haunt Atlantic Basin exporters. Has the system peaked? Can the supply chain constraints loosen? What is in store for the industry? How do coal/resource suppliers view their role in the energy transition?