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Jesse Laniak

Renewable Energy Project Developer - Grid Scale at EDF Renewables North America
Master of Environmental Management 2020
Jesse Laniak

Jesse Laniak is a Renewable Energy Project Developer, Grid Scale at EDF Renewables North America. He holds a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment where he focused his coursework on energy and the environment.  He is interested in innovation, entrepreneurship, and other market-based solutions for accelerating a clean energy future. At Yale, Jesse was a Clean Energy Finance Forum Writer and has worked as a teaching fellow for environmental economist Rob Mendelsohn.

Prior to Yale, Jesse worked at EnerNOC (now Enel X), a leading provider in energy management solutions for commercial and industrial customers. He specialized in PJM and Ontario energy markets and helped enroll customers in demand response, peak shaving, and battery storage opportunities. Prior to EnerNOC Jesse worked as a Sustainability Analyst for Sustainability Roundtable Inc., a corporate sustainability consulting and advisory firm located in Cambridge, MA.

He holds a BA in Economics from Gordon College. Jesse is an avid rock climber and enjoys traveling to pursue his hobby, which has taken him to Colorado, Wyoming, and California in pursuit of adventure.