Founder & President
Grid Strategies LLC
Rob Gramlich focuses on US transmission policy and power market rules for low cost de-carbonization.
Rob oversaw transmission and power market policy for the American Wind Energy Association from 2005 through 2016 as Senior Vice President for Government and Public Affairs, Interim CEO, and Policy Director. He was Economic Advisor to FERC Chairman Pat Wood III from 2001 to 2005, Senior Economist at PJM Interconnection in 1999 and 2000. He has testified multiple times before the US Congress, US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and state regulatory commissions.
He currently serves on the board of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy Foundation, on the Advisory Council for the Energy Systems Integration Group, and on the DOE “Beyond LCOE” External Advisory Board.
Rob has received the following awards and recognition:
Energy Systems Integration Group Award “for contributions to market design and transmission planning for improved system planning and operation.” (2018)
The Hill magazine: Top Lobbyist each year from 2011 through 2016.
American Wind Energy Association: Technical Achievement Award “in recognition of significant contribution to articulating how wind can provide 20 percent of US electricity demand by 2030.” (2008)
US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: Exemplar of Public Service Award “for a distinguished career in pursuit of the vision, mission, and values of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.” (2005)
Rob has a Master of Public Policy degree from UC Berkeley and a BA with Honors in Economics from Colby College.
Wednesday, September 25
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM