Arizona Public Service Company
Patrick Dinkel is the Vice President of Power Marketing, Resource Planning and Acquisition for Arizona Public Service Company. Dinkel was born and raised in Kansas, moving to Arizona in 1985 to attend graduate school at Northern Arizona University. He has worked at APS for more than 20 years, gaining experience in a number of finance, planning and power procurement functions. Dinkel has experience in corporate financial planning, business planning, budgeting, resource planning and strategic planning. His current responsibilities include energy marketing and trading, the supply and demand side energy resource planning, long-term generation acquisition, and the company’s renewable energy programs. Dinkel developed a progressive distributed renewable program and successfully contracted for over 2000 MW of generation capacity, most notably the Solana solar generating stations. Dinkel received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Marymount College and a Masters of Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.