John Rogers is a senior analyst in the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. He co-managed the Energy-Water Initiative (EW3), a multi-year program aimed at raising awareness of the energy-water connection, particularly in the context of climate change, and motivating and informing effective low-carbon and low-water energy solutions. Mr. Rogers also managed the Northeast Clean Energy Project, implementing a range of clean energy and climate policies, and working primarily on renewable electricity standards and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Mr. Rogers joined UCS in 2006 after working for 15 years on private and public clean energy initiatives, including as a co-founder of Soluz, Inc., a leading developer of clean energy solutions for rural markets, and as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras. He serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Offshore Wind Collaborative and of RENEW, an organization that promotes renewable energy in New England. He also serves on the advisory boards of several other nonprofit organizations promoting U.S. renewable energy and global energy access.
He earned a B.A. at Princeton University and a master's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan.
Mr. Rogers has been cited by the Associated Press, Business Wire, The Boston Globe, The Des Moines Register, and The St. Petersburg Times, as well as by NPR and local PBS and NBC television affiliates.