Associate Director, Energy Innovation
Bipartisan Policy Center
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Brad Townsend joined the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project in September 2015 as the associate director for energy innovation. Prior to joining BPC, he was the program director for OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP), managing relationships with partners, federal agencies and congressional offices. Leading OEP’s Washington, D.C. office, he provided policy analysis on a range of domestic energy issues and was responsible for the organization’s strategic direction. Previously, Townsend managed projects for Ohio’s ASES chapter, developing expertise in the renewable sector while managing grants and liaising with the Ohio Department of Development. He has an M.S. in environmental policy and management from American Military University and a B.A. in history from The College of Wooster.
Recent Comments by Brad Townsend
- "Thanks to the high-capital intensity, long-term time horizons, regulatory uncertainty and technical risk, there will be a "
Trump Budget Breakdown: The Clean Energy Economy and American Innovation
- "There are a few fundamental points in the premise of the post that I think are worth addressing, but I'd like to respond to the issues Wilmot ra"
Can Additional Funding Boost ARPA-E’s Tolerance for Risk?
- "Of interest is the bill introdu"
Post-Event: What Will EPA’s Ozone Rule Mean for the Energy Sector?
- "A related study was recently published"
Loss and Damage under the UNFCCC
- "Did everyone hear what they expected last night? Did anything surprise you?"
What is the State of Energy in the Union?
- "The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works is holding a field hearing today in Conowingo, MD on a related issue. Entitled ""
Hydropower: The Silent and Aging Renewable
- "Do the events in Ukraine impact anyone's opinion on this issue? It has been "
Prosperity at Home And Strengthened Allies Abroad – A Global Perspective on Natural Gas Exports
- "How does EPA's announcement of the proposed Rene"
Should The Renewable Fuel Standard Change With Fuel Demand?
- "I’d like to note an important update to this discussion. Today, Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Mark Pryor (D-"
Evaluating the Renewable Fuel Standard
- "The provision aimed at increasing electric and natural gas vehicle use by the federal government is "
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013