Jacob Becker is an associate for the Carbon-Free Electricity Program at RMI, where he works on business models and regulation. He currently works researching improvements for Public Utilities Commission processes and facilitating equity meetings with electric utilities.
Before RMI, Jacob researched the impact of air pollution on global health as a graduate student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. There he also compiled a greenhouse gas inventory and policy recommendations for the town of Carrboro. Before graduate school, he worked a variety of jobs ranging from Zoo Quest Interpreter at the Bronx Zoo to researching the effects of climate change on plants in Minnesota.
MS, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, Biological Sciences, University of Chicago