Jason is focused on accelerating the proliferation of distributed energy resources (DERs) to address local power needs with low-carbon solutions. His work with the Shine team is concentrated in Texas where he is facilitating a distribution-scale solar+storage RFP process. Jason also works with the Electricity practice providing advisory on planning and policy related to DER integration.
Before joining RMI, Jason worked on the Global Capital Markets team at SolarCity in San Francisco where he structured an innovative debt-financing to help risk-manage their renewable energy credit (REC) portfolio. He also analyzed various US state incentive policies to inform new market development and direct lobbying efforts. Prior to SolarCity, Jason worked at the energy financial service firm Karbone in New York City, where he started interning as a broker and ended up leading the research group. At Karbone, he grew the consulting practice to provide energy and environmental market advisory to developers, financiers, and corporate clients. As an independent consultant, Jason has also worked on renewable fuels, combined-heat and power, and solar markets across the US and Canada.
EDUCATION & AWARDS
BA International Development and Environment, McGill University
MS Sustainability Management, Columbia University
WHAT MAKES YOU MOST PROUD ABOUT WORKING AT RMI?
I am incredibly proud to be part of a team that is tackling the breadth of key environmental issues by leading the way on sustainable market-based solutions.