Shutong Lu

Shutong (Lucy) Lu

  • China Program

Shutong (Lucy) Lu is a Manager in RMI’s China Program, where she primarily focuses on the exploration of innovative financing mechanisms and business models for building energy efficiency projects. In particular, she engages multiple stakeholders (financiers, developers, etc.), conducts research, performs model analysis to explore ways to implement Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) in China, and develops and practices the Integrated Energy Service Providers (IESP) model in the Chinese context.

Lucy is also deeply involved in developing the near-zero carbon zones, where she leads the investment potential analysis, economic technical analysis, and drafting of the innovative financing plan.


Before joining RMI, Lucy worked at T3 Trading group as an equity trader, where she closely followed the capital market in the energy sector, and obtained a deep understanding of the market. While pursuing her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, she interned at several financial institutions in both China and the US. including Bank of China and MFS Investment Management (the largest mutual fund company in the US).


MS, Accounting, Northeastern University, 2015

BS, Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, Northeastern University, 2013


Beijing, China


Property Assessed Clean Energy: An Innovative Financing Mechanism Emerging in the Buildings Sector in the U.S.

Why I Love Working At RMI

I’m inspired by RMI’s adoption of market-driven solutions. It is truly a sustainable way to promote energy market transition.