Tom Metcalfe was named president – We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service in November 2018.
In this role, Metcalfe is responsible for business operations and supplier diversity for WEC Energy Group’s two Wisconsin utilities: We Energies and WPS.
He previously served as executive vice president – We Energies and WPS, since April 2016. In that role, Metcalfe was responsible for Power Generation, including the companies’ combined generation fleet of coal units, natural gas combined-cycle and combustion turbines, wind turbines, hydroelectric plants and biomass generation, as well as the company’s steam services business and the fleet’s support groups, including engineering, planning, training and safety. He was also responsible for Environmental, and Wholesale Energy and Fuels for We Energies and WPS.
Metcalfe joined Wisconsin Energy Corporation in June 2004, serving as vice president – We Power, a subsidiary, from 2004 until early 2011. He also served as vice president – Oak Creek from early 2011 through 2013, responsible for operations and maintenance of the site’s coal-fueled electric generating assets and fuel handling. Metcalfe was appointed senior vice president – power generation for We Energies in January 2014. When WEC Energy Group was formed in June 2015, Metcalfe was named senior vice president – power generation, responsible for the generation fleets of both We Energies and WPS.
Previously, he was with Mirant Corp., leading the successful development of more than 3,000 megawatts of coal-fueled generating capacity in Asia and Australia, including plants in Indonesia and Queensland. Prior to joining Mirant, Metcalfe worked for Seeboard, one of 12 regional electric distribution companies in the United Kingdom.
Metcalfe earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree with honors from De Montfort University in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Metcalfe serves as chair of the Electric Power Research Institute’s generation sector council and on the board of the National Coal Council (NCC). He also serves on the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee and the Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail.
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