Director of Government Affairs
EDP Renewables North America
Vanessa Tutos is Director of Government Affairs at EDP Renewables North America. She is responsible for developing and promoting favorable legislative and regulatory policy for renewable energy at the state level throughout Texas, the Great Plains, and the Midwest as well as some parts of the Southeast. She works closely with industry, state, and NGO counterparts to help ensure that wind, solar, and energy storage interests are protected and promoted across the region so that renewable resources can compete on a level playing field in the energy market. She is currently serving as Chair of the State Affairs policy committee at the American Wind Energy Association.
Tutos received B.A. degrees in Public Policy and Spanish from Rice University and a Master’s in Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York. After graduate school, she co-authored and published a children's book exploring the use of wind power throughout history.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM (ET)