Jake Duncan (he/him)

Regulatory Director, Southeast

Jake is a Southeast Regulatory Director, where he advances clean energy and energy justice in North and South Carolina through regulatory, legislative, and community engagement.

Prior to Vote Solar, Jake spent four years at the Institute for Market Transformation, where he furthered community-driven policy and regulatory efforts to equitably decarbonize the building sector. This included promoting local governments’ and community-based organizations’ goals in utility regulatory proceedings. Earlier in his career, Jake researched Integrated Resource Planning practices at Resources for the Future and interned at the Solar Energy Industry Association.

Jake received a Master’s degree in Climate Science and Policy from Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgia College and State University.

In his spare time, you can find Jake rock climbing or mountain biking in the hills of East Tennessee.

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