Kevin Emerson, MSc, LEED GA

Senior Policy & Regulatory Associate

Kevin is the lead for energy efficiency programs, partnerships, and a variety of policy and regulatory activities for Utah Clean Energy. Currently, he serves as a consultant to Salt Lake City on the City's Project Skyline, and recently Co-Chaired the Building Efficiency Committee for the State of Utah's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Plan. He is a regular participant in Demand-side Management Advisory Groups for both Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas, and serves on the Energy Management Program Advisory Committee for Salt Lake Community College.
Kevin has spearheaded efforts to pass landmark legislation including policies to enable innovative financing for commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, legislation to adopt up-to-date energy efficiency building code in buildings, and most recently expanding electric vehicle incentives and infrastructure. Outside of the policy realm, he works with diverse partners to remove institutional barriers to increased energy efficiency, including expanding utility energy efficiency programs for both residential and commercial customers, bringing industrial energy efficiency to the forefront through two successful recognition initiatives, and building Utah's clean energy workforce. Kevin graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Utah and an M.Sc. in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh, and holds a LEED Green Associate designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. Kevin is a native Utahn and enjoys gardening, exploring the Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Mountains. He lives with his wife and son in Salt Lake City.