Lauren Shwisberg

  • Electricity

Lauren Shwisberg is a Manager in RMI’s Electricity practice.


Prior to joining RMI, Lauren received her master’s degree from Stanford University in Civil and Environmental Engineering, focused on Atmosphere and Energy. While in graduate school, Lauren worked at RMI as a Schneider Fellow with e<sub>-</sub>Lab Leap and focused on the identification and acceleration of business models that serve low-income customers with distributed energy resources. Lauren was also an intern at Tesla where she worked on the Powerpack product team, building models to assess large-scale energy storage applications.

Before returning to graduate school, Lauren worked as a civilian engineer for the United States Navy. With Naval Sea Systems Command, Lauren primarily worked in program management on shipbuilding programs, and pursued her interest in renewable energy through execution of the energy efficiency portfolio for large amphibious ships, and energy and environmental policy at the Pentagon. While living in Washington D.C., Lauren was a fellow with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.


MS, Stanford University, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere/Energy

BSE, Duke University, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Authored Works

The Non-Wires Solutions Implementation Playbook

For the past decade, regulated utilities have spent an average of $55 billion annually upgrading their distribution, transmission, and generation infrastructure to meet customer needs.     The largest share of this investment has been in distribution infrastructure to maintain and modernize the last-mile networks that deliver energy…