As project director for Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), Todd Olinsky-Paul directs the Energy Storage and Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP) project, a federal-state funding and information sharing project that aims to accelerate the deployment of electrical energy storage technologies in the United States. Todd also works on resilient power in the areas of solar+storage, fuel cells and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) for critical infrastructure energy resiliency. His recent work has focused on electrical energy storage technologies and policy, renewable thermal generation and siting issues, wind energy siting issues, renewable energy and grid interactions, financing and policy incentives, and emerging technologies. He has authored numerous reports for state and federal agencies. Todd joined CESA from the Pace Energy and Climate Center, where he served as the Manager of Communications, Education, and Outreach, as well as an Energy Policy Analyst. Todd has a M.S. in Environmental Policy from Bard College and a B.A. from Brown University.
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