Dale Lebsack serves as Chief Fossil Officer leading Talen Energy’s approximately 10-gigawatt fossil generation fleet. He also is President of the Company’s Talen Montana division.
Mr. Lebsack joined Talen in 2015 as part of its acquisition of RJS Power from affiliates of Riverstone Holdings, LLC. Since joining the Company, he has taken on roles of increasing importance, including business unit leader for Talen’s generation assets in Montana, ERCOT, and the Northeast and Senior Vice President Fossil Operations.
Prior to joining Talen, Mr. Lebsack held various leadership roles with RJS Power and its affiliates in asset management, project development, plant operations, and environmental, health and safety. In those roles, Mr. Lebsack led the technical planning and permitting related to a $1.2 billion repowering of three power plants in Texas; managed the conversion to biomass of a coal-fired plant in North Carolina; and led the technical due diligence related to the acquisition of a gas asset portfolio in New Jersey and a coal asset portfolio in Maryland. Apart from his roles with RJS Power, Mr. Lebsack’s experience includes plant-level positions with Duke Energy North America and Entergy.
A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Mr. Lebsack earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.