Colin Meehan is a clean energy analyst who serves as EDF's project director on Austin's Pecan Street Project. He is developing a protocol that will translate changes in energy use within the microgrid into power plant emission outcomes.
Colin also works at the Texas Legislature on the Public Utilities Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). There he works on on legislation, rules and technical protocols for bidding demand response and other microgrid capabilities directly into wholesale markets.
Colin is a member of the board of directors of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association, where he works with renewable energy stakeholders to develop rules and legislation to increase the amount of renewable energy generation in Texas. Colin helps develop projects and policies to promote renewable energy development at the utility, industrial and retail levels in Texas and other regions of the U.S. He helps lead our multi-year campaign to significantly increase the use of renewable energy throughout the nation.
Colin also serves on Austin Energy's Public Involvement Committee, assisting the utility as it develops new rate structures to assist in the deployment of energy efficiency, demand response and distributed renewable generation.
B.A. in Math and Economics from the University of Rochester in New York.