Attorney & Director, California Climate
Areas of expertise: Climate change, smart grid, energy efficiency, carbon capture and sequestration
Timothy is the Attorney and Director of EDF's California Climate and Energy Initiative in the San Francisco office.
Since 2009, Tim has been actively involved in EDF’s work at the state CPUC and CEC on issues related to smart grids planning and technology deployment.
Also, since 2006, Tim has engaged state regulatory agencies and the state legislature on the implementation of AB 32 with particular focus on heavy industry and power plant emissions, alternative fuels and vehicles, and compliance instruments in cap-and-trade programs.
Prior to joining EDF, Tim was a senior compliance inspector at heavy industrial facilities including petroleum refineries and power plants in the San Francisco bay area. Tim holds a Masters of Environmental Management Degree from Duke University and a Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University with specializations in Environmental and Public Interest Law.
Blog name: Tim O'Connor: Energy Exchange