Mark Silberg

Senior Associate
  • Electricity

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.

Authored Works
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Decarbonizing Urban Mobility

The past year has seen electric vehicle sales smashing records, transit agencies across the country placing orders for electric buses, utilities and regulators tackling tough questions around charging infrastructure, and governments and the private sector rolling out several long-distance public charging corridors that span the United States. However, a carbon-free…

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Under the Hood of the Leading Transportation Projects in the Midwest: A Snapshot of RMI and M-TEC’s First Mobility Accelerator

The wheels of electric transportation in the United States are spinning at a rapid clip. Battery electric and hybrid electric vehicle (EV) sales jumped 28 percent from 2017 to 2018. Model availability and range are increasing, enabling more Americans to make the switch to electric. This momentum…