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Emily Chessin

Senior Associate


Emily Chessin specializes in renewable energy policy and regulation, strategy development and multi-stakeholder facilitation. Her areas of expertise include mini-grid regulation, distributed solar PV policy, regulation, tariff setting, and program development, island energy transitions, solar PV procurement, and renewable energy training and capacity building. Ms. Chessin works with cities, states and national governments to develop renewable energy strategies, policies and programs. She has worked in the Eastern Caribbean, East Africa and South and Southeast Asia. She has successfully worked with national governments, international organizations such as the World Bank, UNDP, and UNEP and U.S. state and local agencies. Before joining Cadmus, Ms. Chessin worked at the World Resources Institute, where she provided management and research support to projects focused on international climate change finance, the environmental impacts of development finance and governance of the electricity sector in several developing countries. Ms. Chessin holds a MA from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in Energy Policy and International Business and a BA in Environmental Studies from Gettysburg College.