The Clean Energy States Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of a new board member, Bentham Paulos. “Ben has extensive expertise and a commitment to advancing clean energy at the state level that will complement CESA’s current board,” said CESA Executive Director Warren Leon. “We welcome him to the organization and look forward to working with him.”

Paulos is the principal of PaulosAnalysis, consulting and writing on clean energy policy, technology, and trends, for clients in the non-profit, media, industry, and philanthropic sectors. He is currently directing the Power Markets Project, looking at the impact of renewable energy on electricity market designs in Germany and the US. He founded and managed America's Power Plan, a policy roadmap for moving to a high renewable energy future. He was a program director with the Energy Foundation from 2000 to 2013, making grants to promote renewable energy, utility efficiency, and advanced biofuels. He previously worked for the Energy Center of Wisconsin, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Abt Associates, and has an MA in Energy Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA from Tufts University.

More information about CESA’s Board of Directors can be found here.