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Rodney Sobin

Senior Program Director
National Association of State Energy Officials


Areas of Expertise:

Clean Energy, Demand Side Management, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Policy, Innovation, Regulation

Rodney Sobin is now a Senior Program Director for the National Association of State Energy Officials.

Previously, as Senior Policy Manager at the Alliance to Save Energy, Rodney provided policy research and analysis on various topics and works on interactions of air quality regulation and energy efficiency; innovation and commercialization of technologies; industrial energy productivity; and issues of evaluation, measurement and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency projects and programs.

Prior to joining the Alliance in September 2009, he was with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, where he worked in such areas as energy and climate, pollution prevention, innovative technology, and small business compliance assistance.

Rodney also has experience in air pollution permitting and compliance. In the late 1990s, he managed and performed environmental technology analysis, demonstration, and training tasks for the Department of Defense and other clients at Concurrent Technologies Corporation.

From 1991 until its closure in 1995, Rodney performed policy analyses for Congress at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, including writing major sections of reports on the commercialization of innovative technologies, environment and economic competitiveness, and trade and the environment. He also worked on technology and environment topics at the World Resources Institute during 1990-91.

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