Matthew Crosby is a Manager with RMI’s electricity practice, where he serves as project manager for the New York Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding, and is involved with RMI eLab. Matthew focuses on regulatory and energy policy development to facilitate market-oriented energy delivery disruption and product innovation. Matthew joined RMI in July 2014.
Before joining RMI, Matthew held a number of leadership roles at Pecan Street Inc., Austin Energy, and the California Public Utilities Commission. He has experienced the ongoing energy market revolution from multiple sides of the industry – regulator, utility, and startup. As Research Division Manager at Pecan Street Inc., he launched the Pecan Street Research Consortium, a global networkof academics developing engineering and computer science research using Pecan Street’s unique residential database. At Austin Energy, he led program management for the residential electric vehicle program, and won a federal grant to support regional electric vehicle charging infrastructure planning in Central Texas. At the California PUC, Matthew was the lead Energy Division analyst for the Alternative-fueled Vehicle rulemaking, the first in the nation to develop utility regulations related to grid integration of current-model (J1772) plug-in electric vehicles.
- Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Masters of Science in Urban Planning
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelors of Arts, Political Science
Qualifications or Professional Affiliations/Recognition
- Technical Lead, Department of Energy award to Austin Energy, “Central Texas Fuel Independence Project”
- Electric Drive Transportation Association Board
- California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative
- California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Advisory Panel
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