Joneshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=26JonesKevin B. JonesDeputy DirectorProfessor of Energy Technology and Policy<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Jones_Kevin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteMasters, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at AustinBS, University of Vermont802-831-1054KBJONES@vermontlaw.eduSeeking solutions to America's energy and environmental policy challenges has been the focus of his career. His areas of expertise include the smart grid, solar PV, and other distributed energy resources. He has been at the center of the transformation of the electric power industry in the Northeast as the director of power market policy for the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and as the former director of energy policy for the City of New York. While at LIPA, he collaborated on energy policy with both the Large Public Power Council and the New York Transmission Owners. He has also consulted on energy issues as an associate director with Navigant Consulting and Resource Management International. He received a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lally School of Management and Technology, a masters from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and a BS from the University of Vermont. While at RPI his doctoral research compared the market-based approach to regulating acid rain in the United States to the command and control approach of the European Union. Kevin also teaches the course Sustainable Energy Technology and Policy in the University of Vermont's new Sustainable Entreprenuership MBA program and collaborates with other Drive Electric Vermont stakeholders to advance the electrification of our transportation system.Kevin B. Jones is the Deputy Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School. At the IEE, Kevin leads the Smart Grid Project and the Energy Clinic and is co-author of the book from Praeger, “A Smarter, Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies.” Kevin is also a Senior Fellow with the New Economy Law Center at Vermont Law School and a Lecturer in the University of Vermont's Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA program.GP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#9d5912c4-0a10-4db9-8548-8166fb5c594d;L0|#09d5912c4-0a10-4db9-8548-8166fb5c594d|Clean Air Act;GP0|#ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368;L0|#0ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368|Climate Change;GP0|#43aef578-e784-445d-9bbd-499f4116e484;L0|#043aef578-e784-445d-9bbd-499f4116e484|Air PollutionGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Energy Regulation, Markets and the Environment; Energy Clinic; Advanced Energy Clinic; Environmental Economics and Markets; Three Essentials of the Electric Grid: Business Essentials

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              Promoting Clean Reliable Energy Through Smart Technologies and Polices: Lessons from Three Distributed Energy Case Studieshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3345Promoting Clean Reliable Energy Through Smart Technologies and Polices: Lessons from Three Distributed Energy Case Studies<div class="ExternalClass5CB59FAE11C44DF69949CF75638D1550"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Kevin Jones, </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Samantha Ruiz (MELP '13),</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> and</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> Katie Thomas (JD/MELP '13)</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">, </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"></span><em style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Promoting Clean Reliable Energy Through Smart Technologies and Polices: Lessons from Three Distributed Energy Case Studies</em><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">,</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law, Volume 6, June/July 2015.</span></p></div>3345PublicationArticle
              The Urban Microgrid: Smart Legal and Regulatory Policies to Support Electric Grid Resiliency and Climate Mitigationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3295The Urban Microgrid: Smart Legal and Regulatory Policies to Support Electric Grid Resiliency and Climate Mitigation<div class="ExternalClass1DDA0367877C4CCEAA930B66ED5DE80E"><p><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">​​</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Kevin Jones, Dan Nugent, </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Sylvia Bartel</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">, Jonathan Hart,</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> and Achyut Sherestha, </span><em style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">The Urban Microgrid:  Smart Legal and Regulatory Policies to Support Electric Grid Resiliency and Climate Mitigation,</em><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> Fordham Urban Law Journal</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">, Fall 2014.</span></p></div>3295PublicationArticle
              The Future of Electric Power Transmissionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3283The Future of Electric Power Transmission<div class="ExternalClassC34A3A3BE64242428D9045C44514F6C4"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">​Kevin Jones, </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">Owen McClain, Shannon Clarke, Graham Jesmer, and Jim Cunningham, </span><em style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">The Future of Electric Power Transmission</em><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> </span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> in ENERGY CHOICES: HOW TO POWER T</span><span style="font-size:12.6000003814697px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">HE FUTURE (2014)</span></p></div>http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A3537C3283PublicationChapter
              The Distributed Utility: Conflicts and Opportunitieshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3481The Distributed Utility: Conflicts and Opportunities<div class="ExternalClass3F7D929A97054C0BBDC49A9A5906251D"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">Kevin B. Jones</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">,</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"> Taylor Curtis, Matthew Roche, Dan Sauer, and Marc de Konkly Thege, “The Distributed Utility: Conflicts and Opportunities,” in</span><em style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"> Future of Utilities – Utilities of the Future:  How Technological Innovations in Distributed Generation will Reshape the Electrical Power Sector</em><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">, Academic Press, Forthcoming Spring 2016.</span></p></div>3481PublicationChapter

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              VLS Energy Clinic’s Community Solar Model http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3492VLS Energy Clinic’s Community Solar Model <div class="ExternalClassF779080457B94EFD824C019B1738E315"><p>​Presenter, "VLS Energy Clinic’s Community Solar Model" at the <em>Community Distributed Generation Summit</em> sponsored by the Adirondack North Country Association at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY, March 31, 2016.</p></div>3492Presentation
              New Business and Regulatory Models for the Utility of the Futurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3491New Business and Regulatory Models for the Utility of the Future<div class="ExternalClass204E53438EB24A7DB0BDDB87F0345A0E"><p>​Participant, <em>New Business and Regulatory Models for the Utility of the Future,</em> sponsored by King Abdullah’s Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), New York City, NY, March 29, 2016.</p></div>3491Presentation
              Renewable Energy Credits / Vermont's Energy Policyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3433Renewable Energy Credits / Vermont's Energy Policy<div class="ExternalClassE408BEDFFEE347FB9ECA815EDC0D0B72"><p>​"Renewable Energy Credits / Vermont's Energy Policy," Strafford Selectboard Informational Meeting, Strafford, VT, September 15, 2015.</p></div>3433Presentation
              Group Net Metering and Community Solarhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3277Group Net Metering and Community Solar<div class="ExternalClass918E2DD3109D4B019C8CCB749F8962E4"><p>​<em>Group Net Metering and Community Solar</em>, Community Solar Forum, Montshire Museum of Science, Speaker, April 8, 2015.</p></div>https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c3qemhsm8vep4kmmj9r2luc2ogs3277Presentation
              Smart Grid and Climate Mitigation: Savings and Emission Reductionshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3224Smart Grid and Climate Mitigation: Savings and Emission Reductions<div class="ExternalClassFDE676A1DD724C5491C8A5603BA43F0E"><p>​Panelist, "Smart Grid and Climate Mitigation: Savings and Emission Reductions," <em>National Summit on Smart Grid and Climate Change</em>, Washington, DC, December 2, 2014.</p></div>3224Presentation

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