Dan Esposito

Senior Policy Analyst

Dan Esposito is a Senior Policy Analyst at Energy Innovation, primarily supporting the firm’s Electricity program in developing policy solutions that unlock an accelerated transition to a clean, reliable, equitable, and affordable U.S. electricity system.

Prior to joining Energy Innovation, Dan was a Principal Consultant with PA Consulting’s Energy and Utilities practice. In this role, he helped clients (including developers, utilities, banks, and private equity) understand the risks and opportunities of their power sector investment decisions, with a focus on navigating ever-changing policy and regulatory activity. Before PA, Dan held contracts with Energy Systems Network (supporting the development of an energy storage roadmap report) and the Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor (assisting with environmental compliance and clean energy development). During his graduate studies, Dan interned with the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Center for Resource Solutions.

Dan holds master’s degrees in public affairs and environmental science from Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, where he focused on energy and policy analysis. He also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Dayton with bachelor’s degrees in physics and mathematics.

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Works from Dan Esposito

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How States And Utilities Can Capitalize On The Biggest Clean Energy Legislation In U.S. History

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Inflation Reduction Act Benefits: Clean Energy Tax Credits Could Double Deployment

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What Does The Inflation Reduction Act Do For State And Local Government?

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Inside Clean Energy: 'Solar Coaster' Survivors Rejoice At Senate Bill

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How Manchin-Schumer Would Change Energy, From Oil to Solar

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DOE Finalizes Loan For Massive Low-Carbon Hydrogen Project

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The U.S.'s New Record In Renewables, Explained In Three Charts

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Achieving An Equitable And Reliable 85 Percent Clean Electricity System By 2030 In California Webinar

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Is This The Beginning Of A Hydrogen Economy In The U.S.?

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Reliably Hitting 85% Clean Electricity Has Huge Implications For California-- And The Rest Of The Country

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Achieving 85 Percent Clean Electricity By 2030 In California

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Hydrogen Is Every U.S. Gas Utility's Favorite Future Savior

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Assessing Hydrogen Proposals: Considerations For Utility Regulators And Policymakers

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Gas Utilities Are Promoting Hydrogen, But It Could Be A Dead End For Consumers And The Climate

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Assessing The Viability Of Hydrogen Proposals: Considerations For State Utility Regulators And Policymakers

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The Oil And Gas Industry May Be Making A Bad Bet On Blue Hydrogen

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Building Resiliency into our Utility Infrastructure through Climate Policy & Program Design: Lessons from the "Texas Big Freeze"

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Growing Expert Consensus On Benefits Of 80 Percent Clean Electricity By 2030

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With the Clean Electricity Performance Program, Hickenlooper Can Deliver Major Benefits for Colorado

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Biden’s Clean Energy, Net-Zero Goals 'Not Feasible' — Report

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Report Outlines Path To 80 Percent Clean Power

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The Case That Power Can Get Very Clean Very Fast

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Green For Grid

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Studies Agree 80 Percent Clean Electricity by 2030 Would Save Lives and Create Jobs at Minimal Cost

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Three Reasons Why Democrats AND Republicans Should Love Biden’s Clean Electricity Standard

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Report Projects Major Health, Air Quality Benefits From US Clean Power Standard

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Federal Clean Energy Standard ‘One Of The Best Ways’ To Reach Decarbonization Goals, Report Says

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Biden's Clean Electricity Plan Gets A Boost — Report

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Studies Converge On The Benefits Of A Rapid Clean Energy Transition

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Mich. Utility To Quit Coal By 2025, Buy Natural Gas Plants

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Plummeting Wind, Solar, And Battery Costs Now Enable An 80% Clean Electricity System By 2030

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The Texas Big Freeze: Holistic Policy Design For A Clean And Resilient Grid

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The Texas Big Freeze: How Much Were Markets To Blame For Widespread Outages?

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The Texas Big Freeze: How A Changing Climate Pushed The State's Power Grid To The Brink