ENERGY POLICY .
National – Baird Brown eco(n)law LLC
Baird’s practice includes the development and financing of energy and sustainable infrastructure projects and advice on the regulatory and policy issues affecting such projects. He is counsel to the Microgrid Resources Coalition, and represents state and local sustainability agencies charged with promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and green infrastructure. He has worked extensively on public/private partnerships and privatization of public services.
National – Craig Lewis Clean Coalition –
Clean Coalition works directly with utilities, municipalities, and policymakers to identify and deploy cost-effective local renewable energy. Leveraging our technical, policy, and project development expertise, we seek to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid. We conduct renewable energy siting surveys, design procurement and interconnection processes, drive policy innovation, and establish Community Microgrids. Learn more at www.clean-coalition.org .
National – Charles B. Howland; Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP;
In 2018 Charlie joined Curtis, Mallet-Prevost to head its Environmental group after a 28 year career at the USEPA. He advises clients on all aspects of environmental law, including the cleanup and redevelopment of sites, and on ‘grid edge’ energy projects including ‘brightfields.’ He is also General Counsel for Customized Energy Solutions, Ltd., which provides market forecasts, hosted energy market operations platforms, and related advisory services for clients in the wholesale and retail electricity and natural gas markets in the U.S., Canada, India and Japan
National – David Duperrault, Attorney –
David Duperrault, specializes in energy law and policy with a focus on climate change and clean energy strategies. His interests include public utilities regulation, renewable energy, community choice aggregation, distributed energy and microgrids, energy efficiency, energy storage, de-carbonizing the transportation sector, biogas digesters, and policies to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Formerly, he was with the California Public Utilities Commission,Energy Division where he oversaw Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) and the migration of millions of customers from investor-owned utilities to CCAs.
National – Kevin Daehnke, Center for Strategic Policy Innovation
Kevin Daehnke is Founder and President of the Center for Strategic Policy Innovation, where he spearheads the Clean Growth IncubatorTM, an Accelerator for the buildout of clean, renewable energy in cities across the country. As an environmental attorney and entrepreneur, Kevin is a strong believer in the value of economic innovation and public-private partnerships to jumpstart equitable economic growth throughout the nation
National – Gerry Braun Integrated Resources Network
Gerry is an energy technology generalist with a 360 degree view of current and emerging energy supply options. Based on decades of energy R&D and commercial leadership, he advises on technical and economic issues of local energy integration, collaboration and planning.
National – Larisa Dobriansky – General MicroGrids
As Chief Business and Regulatory Innovations Officer at General MicroGrids, Larisa Dobriansky helps shape utility regulatory reform, power market design and financing mechanisms to capture the value of advanced microgrid capabilities, that manage and optimize distributed energy resources, to deliver “integrated energy solutions” to power systems and communities; expand “energy-sharing” parameters of energy networks/infrastructure; and foster transactive energy markets
National – Lynn Arthur, Peak Power LI
PeakPower LI works with municipalities to develop programs that align with the Municipal Sustainability Plan, including policies and building code. We collaborate with municipal staff executing programs that educate and stimulate constituents to lower their carbon footprint. Recently our marketing campaign successfully harnessed public pressure to motivate an inflection point resulting in regulatory change to enable CCA on Long Island
National – Robert Perry Synergistic Solutions
Robert Perry serves as the Director of Energy Research for the World Business Academy, a 501(c)(3) think tank focused on the role business in solving humanity’s largest challenges. Mr. Perry researches issues underlying energy generation, transmission and distribution, microgrid, and storage systems as they relate to development of an integrated distributed energy system capable of operating entirely on renewable energy.
National – Shalom Flank, Microgrid Architect –
Dr. Flank became the nation’s first “microgrid architect” over a decade ago, and continues to design and develop MW-scale microgrid projects in the U.S. Northeast and beyond. He is also active in the policy, regulatory, and financial innovations needed to propel such projects to success.
National – Vu Nguyen, (972) 652 – 0428 firstname.lastname@example.org Vu provides renewable energy and utility advisory services leveraging his experience in commodity trading, risk management, tariff and policy analysis, product structuring, and origination services. I deliver sustainable outcomes utilizing C&I energy products, carbon offsets, energy efficiency, demand management, and microgrid technologies.
CA – Allie Detrio, Reimagine Power,
Allie Detrio is the Chief Strategist for Reimagine Power, a microgrid and cleantech policy consulting firm in San Francisco, where she leads a team of 5 and manages a diverse portfolio of clients and projects. She has authored numerous publications and presentations on microgrid policy and serves as an expert witness at the CPUC and State Legislature on many DER policy issues. Allie is the Senior Advisor for the Microgrid Resources Coalition, leading microgrid industry advocacy efforts in the West.
VA – Cliona Robb ThompsonMcMullan
Provide advice to municipal governments and other large retail users on energy matters including negotiations with investor owned utilities, electric co-operatives, and municipal utilities. Expertise includes rate negotiations, lobbying, and other matters adverse to incumbent utilities.