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Cory Felder

  • Carbon-Free Electricity

Cory Felder is a Manager on RMI’s Carbon-Free Electricity Team, where he focuses on utility business model and regulatory reform issues.


Prior to joining RMI, Cory conducted regulatory and economic analysis of power sector topics including energy storage and distributed energy resources, natural gas pipelines, and federal environmental policy at a small energy consulting firm, ClearView Energy Partners, LLC.


M.A., International Energy Policy, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

B.A., International Relations, Cornell University


Boulder, CO

Authored Works
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The Untapped Potential of Public Utility Commissions

The United States is at a defining moment in its response to the climate crisis. At the national level, President Biden has recommitted to the Paris Agreement, announcing that the United States will play its part as a climate leader in the coming decade. Sub-nationally, states and cities…


ERCOT Isn’t the Only Thing That Needs Fixing

The unprecedented power outages last month in the central United States, particularly in Texas, underscore the urgent need for grid resilience in the face of growing climate-related natural disasters. Disproportionate impacts felt by low-income and frontline communities highlight the need for sustained attention to more equitable grid services…