Andrew McAllister

Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Andrew McAllister believes that social ties will shift the culture and evolve us in the direction of creating lasting change. As Commissioner for the California Energy Commission, McAllister fills the sole economist role on the five-person commission. In this current role, he draws upon his 20 years of technical, programmatic and policy experience in the fields of energy management, efficiency and renewable generation. Before joining the Commission, he worked at the California Center for Sustainable Energy for six years, most recently as managing director and director of policy and strategy. 

McAllister studied both Engineering Sciences and Art History at Dartmouth College and holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Energy & Resources Group at UC Berkeley. He is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer.



Power Year in Review

December 2, 2013
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