San Francisco’s Department of the Environment
Kacia Brockman is Senior Renewable Energy Coordinator for San Francisco’s Department of the Environment, where she is helping the city achieve its goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2030. She is focused on facilitating the use of distributed energy resources, including energy storage, throughout the city. Before moving to San Francisco she worked as a policy analyst at the Oregon Department of Energy where she implemented state legislation and influenced state regulatory proceedings in support of energy efficiency and distributed generation, and as a program manager at Energy Trust of Oregon where she designed and implemented Oregon’s primary solar electric and solar water heating incentive programs, funded by a public benefit charge. She served for 8 years on the board of Solar Oregon, Oregon’s ASES chapter. She has a degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Colorado and began her career in wireless telecommunications network engineering.