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Aman Chitkara

Sr. Associate

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Aman is a Senior Associate in RMI’s electricity practice. He joined RMI in October 2014.

BACKGROUND

Aman Chitkara is a Senior Associate with RMI where he works with government and private sector clients on identifying strategies to transition to a clean energy system. He has led multiple thought papers and research projects on mobility systems, power and natural gas markets, and global climate change.

Most recently Aman has been working with the Government of India’s NITI Aayog to identify actionable pathways towards a shared, electric and connected mobility future. Prior to his work on India’s mobility sector, Aman worked with RMI’s eLab where he supported work on New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative, and Fort Collins’ Climate Action Plan.

Through his 7+ years of experience at organizations including ICF International, Gade Environmental Group and the Center for Robust Decision-making on Climate and Energy Policy (RDCEP), Aman has worked in diverse geographies spanning North America, South Asia and Europe.

EDUCATION

Master of Public Policy, Chicago Harris – University of Chicago, 2013
Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering, NSIT – University of Delhi, 2008

LOCATION

Boulder, CO

TWITTER HANDLE

@AmanChitkara

Authored Blog Posts

Pathways to 1.5°C

What if the real momentum in actions to address climate change in the years ahead come not from top-down central government mandates but from voluntary decisions by customers, communities, corporations, and other institutions to choose clean and affordable energy options? What if the surprisingly steep cost declines and performance improvements…

Design Matters: Unpacking Xcel’s Current Rates Proposal

Across the electricity system, utilities’ face a reckoning between traditional rate designs and disruptive trends. As distributed solar raises concerns about cost shifts onto a shrinking customer base, and DERs grow ever more capable, the electricity rates charged to customers are central to industry-wide efforts to rethink the utility business model.