Mark Silberg is a Senior Associate in RMI’s electricity and Puerto Rico Energy Vision teams. Mark focuses on power system regulation, utility business models, and legal and policy frameworks, including enabling and financing resilient distributed energy systems. He is an experienced facilitator and process designer, having served on the core team of eLab’s flagship events: eLab Summit and eLab Accelerator. Following Hurricane Irma and Maria in fall of 2017, Mark was the lead associate on long-term energy system planning and regulatory support for key decision-makers in Puerto Rico.
Mark has facilitated several multi-stakeholder collaborations, including:
- Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit (2016)
- VERGE Utility of the Future Workshop (2016)
- Puerto Rico Energy Vision Charrette (2017)
- RMI 50×20 Community Solar Charrette (2017)
- Military Energy Resilience Catalyst (2018)
- Solar Energy Innovation Network (2018)
Mark joined RMI in 2015 as the first eLab Network Manager, leading external engagement for the Electricity Innovation Lab, and growing that community of practice from fewer than 400 to more than 1,600 leaders in two years. Mark supports strategy, new initiatives, and business development; manages collaborations and partnerships; and sustains the eLab’s communication and fundraising efforts.
In 2016, Mark was named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 in Energy.