Matthew Crosby is Policy Director for Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, where he leads policy engagement at state and federal levels. Coronal is a utility-scale solar and storage project developer and independent power producer, with investment backing from Panasonic. Matthew previously served as Utility Solutions Program Manager with Panasonic’s CityNOW smart cities business, where he focused on utility strategy and integrated energy solutions. Before joining Panasonic, Matthew held policy development, consulting and operations roles at Rocky Mountain Institute, Pecan Street Inc., Austin Energy, and the California Public Utilities Commission. Matthew has a master of science in urban planning from Columbia University.

How Clean Energy Figured in State-level Midterm Elections

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on Coronal Energy Insights, and is being republished with permission of the author.    In the historic recent midterm elections—where seven governor’s seats and seven state legislatures switched from Republican to Democrat—voters continued to voice their strong support for renewable and advanced energy. In addition, voters split on several key ballot initiatives in…

When Common Sense Prevails Over Politics: 5 Indicators FERC Decision Should Inform Looming ITC Remedy

In a decision that rapidly rippled throughout the electricity generation community—the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order terminating its docket intended to review the Department of Energy’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR). The NOPR, widely recognized as an attempt to shore up uneconomic coal and nuclear, was rejected for failure to establish a sufficient record…