At Barranca Energy, our award winning team has nearly 30 years experience within the energy industry. We have negotiated contracts, managed procurement and increased operational efficiency for some of the largest companies in the U.S. including Albertsons, Bank of America, Marriott Hotels, Taubman Centers, DCH Auto Group, Kraft Foods, Time Warner Cable, PlugShare / RECARGO and Shorebreak Energy Developers.

Since 1996, our team has managed over $3 Billion in energy spend in U.S. deregulated and bundled areas. Our founder has held leadership and management roles at So Cal Edison, Pacificorp, Duke Energy and Ameresco. Some of the largest companies in the U.S. (both Supply and Client side) trust us to architect and manage deregulated energy procurement contracts and relationships.


We are committed to helping California lead the nation in improving all aspects of the energy industry. A few of our more recent California clients include 30 full-service hospitals, several solar development firms and one of the largest private grocery chains in the state with 23 accounts. We have procured over 2M Annual MWH (megawatt hours) in California alone.




A word from our founder
Walter A. Jones, CEP

Implementing either a supply, demand, or renewable energy strategy doesn’t have to be problematic.  What makes it tricky is that many companies require internal approval from multiple decision makers.  What’s good for facilities or engineering is different from the needs of the financial and legal departments.  I’ve navigated this communication and analytical predicament with companies both large and small. 

Let Us help you get energy right!

I have nearly 30 years of experience in the energy sector.  Prior to starting Barranca Energy, I worked as Manager of Electric Supply Procurement for Ameresco, Inc. (2002 -2013).  From 1998 to 2002, I held multiple roles in Business Development & Strategy progressing into a Retail Energy Supply Structuring Manager for Duke Energy. Other experience includes positions at Pacificorp and Southern California Edison.

I have B.A. Degree in Industrial Marketing and Economics from Cal State Fullerton and am a registered AEE Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) . I have provided expert client consulting representing an annual energy spend of $3 billion and have negotiated electric supply in every deregulated U.S. market

I have been a life-long California resident, currently residing in San Clemente with my wife Patti and dog Sydney. My close connections to California are why Barranca Energy is committed to serving California.