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Sharon Reishus

Reishus Consulting, LLC


Areas of Expertise:

Clean Energy, Climate Change, Demand Side Management, Electric Vehicles, Energy Economics, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Environmental Policy, GHGs, Natural Gas, Power Sector, Regulation, Renewables, Smart Grid, Solar, Transmission, Water, Wind

Ms. Reishus is President, Reishus Consulting LLC, an independent strategic advisory firm serving high-level stakeholders seeking concise context and insights into the energy sector. Previously, she was head of the North American Power retainer service at IHS CERA (formerly Cambridge Energy Research Associates), where she and her team advised clients on trends reshaping the US & Canadian electricity industries. rnrnPrior to IHS CERA, she was appointed as Commissioner and Chairman, Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC), a state regulatory agency that oversees power, natural gas, telecom, and water utility service and operations, as well as Efficiency Maine, the state's energy efficiency trust. During that period, she also represented Maine as a founding member of the Board of Directors of RGGI, Inc., the east coast carbon cap and trade program. In earlier roles, she provided analysis as a staffer at CERA, the MPUC, and at Central Maine Power Company. rnrnPrior to her energy career, she was a geopolitical intelligence analyst with the CIA, where she also served as a Presidential briefer in The White House Situation Room during the Reagan administration. rnrnShe holds an MBA in Strategic Planning and Management from Wharton and BS in Applied Earth Science from Stanford University.

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