Renewable Energy Resilience

Nanogrids, Microgrids and Virtual Power Plants

Expert on new energy business models such as nanogrids, microgrids and virtual power plants, covering cutting edge energy and environmental issues for over 25 years.

Green Energy and Environmental Issue Consulting, Writing, Ghost Writing and Research Analysis Product and Services 

Ghostwritten op-eds and full-length articles

These ghostwritten op-eds and full-length articles have been prepared under the by-line of the following opinion leaders:

California Energy Commissioners Robert LaurieArt Rosenfeld and Michal Moore; PowerLight, Inc. CEO Tom Dinwoodie; Next Generation president Doug Linney; former Oakland Mayor and current State Attorney General Jerry Brown; former Energy Czar and SMUD general manager S. David Freeman; Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies Executive Director V. John White; Independent Energy Producers Association Executive Director Jan Smutny-Jones; Global Futures President Bill Shireman; Natural Logic, Inc. President and CEO Gil Friend; Mitsubishi Electric's former CEO Tachi Kiuchi; Center for Resource Solutions Executive Director Jan Hamrin; AHC Group President Bruce Piasecki; Local Government Commission Executive DirectorJudy Corbett; Consumer Union Executive Director Harry Snyder; UCS Professor of Public Entrepreneurship John Kirlin.


Helped develop concepts, content and design frameworks for brochures for the California Energy Commission, Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.


Served as managing editor and production manager of the CEERT newsletter Clean Power Journal for ten years and the Independent Energy Producers Association's Perspectives for 5 years, two organizations that have been the leading voices on renewable energy, energy efficiency and smart grids in California.

White Papers

Researched, written, edited and coordinated production of white papers for the The Energy Foundation, Renewable Energy Policy Project, California Legislature's Joint Committee on Energy Regulation and the Environment, Union of Concerned Scientists, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife and Bank of America.

Website Content

Researched, written and edited website content on all power generation technologies for the Pace University Energy Project's Power Scorecard website. Also developed website content on different renewable resources for the California Energy Commission, Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and the Renewable Energy Marketing Board.

Multi-Author Book Production Management

Served as Assistant Editor of California Policy Choices, an annual book published by the University of Southern California's School of Public Administration between 1988 and 1994. Solicited potential authors from a wide variety of academic backgrounds and worked with them to develop reader-friendly final copy. Coordinated the writing, editing and final production of volumes featuring leading voices on the top policy challenges facing California.

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