President and Chief Operating Officer
Ralph A. LaRossa
Ralph A. LaRossa has been president and chief operating officer of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated’s merchant generation business, PSEG Power, since October 2017.
PSEG Power is a major, unregulated independent power producer in the United Sates with four main subsidiaries: PSEG Nuclear, PSEG Fossil, PSEG Energy Resources and Trade and PSEG Power Ventures.
PSEG Power operates one of the most balanced portfolios in the country, both in terms of fuel mix and market segment (base load units, load following units and peaking units). Its low-cost, load-following fleet is geographically well-positioned in competitive markets.
Before being elected to his current position, Mr. LaRossa served as president and chief operating officer of Public Service Electric and Gas Company. In addition, Mr. LaRossa previously served as Chairman of the Board of PSEG Long Island and as vice president - electric delivery for PSE&G. He is a member of PSEG’s Executive Officer Group.
Mr. LaRossa joined PSE&G in 1985 as an associate engineer and advanced through a variety of management positions in the utility’s gas and electric operations. In 1998, he received Gas Industry Magazine’s Outstanding Manager of the Year Award.
He is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology and has completed the Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development.
Mr. LaRossa is chairman of Choose New Jersey, Inc. and serves on its board. In addition, he is a member of the board for Montclair State University and is a past chair of the American Gas Association.