Joe O'Brien-Applegate

Joseph joined the Center in June of 2017 as an Energy Policy Analyst.
Joseph is covering utility rate design modifications in New York and Maryland for the Center through smart grid technology, time-of-use pricing structures, and alternative utility business models.
Joseph is covering proceedings New York’s Clean Energy Standard, ensuring proper targets and regulations are enacted to meet the 50% renewable by 2030 goal.
He is also helping to develop an estimated emissions inventory from backup generators in New York State, Westchester County, and New York City.
Prior to joining Pace, Joseph was the regulatory lead on a contract Bard College had from NYSERDA to evaluate installing microhydropower on existing mill dams, both on its own campus and statewide. Joseph is a candidate for Master of Science in Environmental Policy from Bard College. He received his undergraduate degree in International Relations and Physics from The College of William and Mary.