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Alexander Klonick

Alexander Klonick

Manager
  • Climate Aligned Industries

Alex is a manager in the Climate-Aligned Industries program working on the Mission Possible Partnership. His primary focus is establishing operational systems and processes across all partners. He also supports the design and execution of multi-stakeholder events.

Background

He returned to RMI after spending two years starting up the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance. Most recently he developed and won a grant to launch a new REBA Institute initiative, Beyond the Megawatt, which creates resources to align demand signal to enhance the net positive impacts of renewables. He also managed the member portal, led the bootcamp series, and assisted with the development of REBA’s Supply Chain program.

Alex joined REBA from RMI’s Business Renewables Center where he developed the market analysis platform, tracked and maintained the deal database, and assisted with the development of RMI’s Cities Renewables Accelerator and Pembina Institute’s BRC Canada.

Prior to RMI, he worked at a vehicle telematics startup company, co-founded the North American Coalition for Insect Agriculture, consulted on the development of an online water conservation tool for agricultural stakeholders in the Colorado River Basin, taught English as a second language, and volunteered on an Engineer’s Without Borders project in Panama.

In his spare time, you can find him designing a tiny home, cooking, birding, or exploring the outdoor experiences Colorado has to offer.

Education

MEM, concentration in economics and policy, Duke University

BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Location

Boulder, CO

Authored Works
Blog

The Power of Agreement

This past year set a new record for total capacity of announced corporate renewable energy (RE) purchases. This unprecedented demand has been met with robust supply from renewable energy project developers as well as from utilities, which have demonstrated their willingness to work with these buyers in finding new solutions…

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Perfect Timing for Renewables

As climate action and the commitment to hit our targets gains ground in Canada, including the federal government’s commitment to phase out coal, companies required to meet carbon and environmental obligations have realistic options worth considering. Renewable energy prices are dropping—making it easier to purchase renewable energy to meet customer…