Jason Burwen was previously VP of Energy Storage at the American Clean Power Association, as well as interim CEO and VP of Policy at the U.S. Energy Storage Association, where he built and directed the energy storage industry’s comprehensive federal, state, and regional market policy advocacy strategy from 2015 to 2023.
His advocacy directly shaped the energy storage federal investment tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act, the directives of FERC Order 841, several state deployment targets, capacity accreditation reforms in PJM, and other laws and regulations pertaining to energy storage. He has been cited as an expert on energy storage technology, policy, and markets in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, NPR, the New Yorker, and numerous trade publications.
Earlier in his career, Jason directed research and advocacy on U.S. energy innovation and tax policy as the Associate Director for Energy Innovation at the Bipartisan Policy Center; consulted to utilities on demand response program design at FSC Group/Nexant; and reviewed utility renewable energy contracting processes for the California Public Utilities Commission. Burwen holds master’s degrees from UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resource Group and Goldman School of Public Policy, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.