Location: Charlottesville, VA
Clean Virginia is an independent advocacy organization with an associated Political Action Committee, Clean Virginia Fund, working to fight legalized corruption in Virginia politics in order to promote clean energy and community control over our energy policy. We are motivated by the core belief that our democracy should serve the interests of citizens over special interests and that our energy policy should be a vehicle for social and economic justice in this country, not a driver of climate change, environmental degradation, inequality and political disenfranchisement.
Job description Energy & Regulatory Policy Lead The Energy & Regulatory Policy Lead will spearhead Clean Virginia’s research and policy on energy and utility issues, including but not limited to energy burden, environmental justice, transitioning to a just and equitable clean energy economy, utility regulation, market design, energy efficiency, and clean transportation. In addition to producing primary research and collating secondary research on these topics, they will also work collaboratively with partners in this space and advocate for justice-informed environmental and energy policy with the state legislature and administration. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth familiarity with the legal and regulatory structures of Virginia’s energy sector and renewable energy policy. This position works closely with the entire Clean Virginia team and reports directly to Clean Virginia’s Political and Legislative Director. It is based in Charlottesville and requires extensive travel to Richmond, VA during Virginia’s General Assembly Legislative Session (early January-late February/early March) as well as a willingness and ability to travel around the state and work outside of traditional hours as necessary