Eversource has named Steve Sullivan as the new president of the company’s electrical operations in Connecticut as of Dec. 5, 2021. 

As president of the Connecticut Light & Power Company, Sullivan will lead a team tasked with addressing the needs of customers in the state.

Sullivan will oversee electric operations and system maintenance in the state and lead the company’s storm response and resource allocation decisions with the Connecticut Incident Command Team. 

"I'm honored to lead the Connecticut operations team and eager to work directly with our highly-skilled and experienced employees to ensure the electric grid is strong and reliable, and further enhance our emergency preparedness so our customers can feel confident that when a storm comes, we’re ready to respond," Sullivan said.

"As we focus every day on our essential mission to safely and reliably serve our customers while being responsible environmental stewards, I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated employees and state leaders to advance a clean energy future that benefits all customers."

Critical Role

Eversource executive vice president and COO Werner Schweiger said Sullivan "will play a critical role in building positive relationships and partnerships while driving a refreshed customer focus and aiming for continuous operational improvements."

Sullivan currently serves as vice president for transmission project management and construction.

He has been with the company for more than 30 years and with experience in electric distribution, system operations, and system restoration.

“Businesses need reliable and clean energy sources to continue to grow," said CBIA president and CEO Chris DiPentima. 

"This appointment gives Connecticut residents greater support and attention."