The World Resources Institute is seeking a U.S. City Renewables Lead, Energy Program. The role is based in Washington D.C. In this position, you will expand the WRI Energy program work with utilities and corporate buyers on innovative renewable energy procurement and decarbonization efforts. Your work will also inform and link to the Special Clean Power Council for Customers and Utilities, as well as WRI’s engagement in the Renewable Energy Buyer’s Alliance. The WRI U.S. energy portfolio focuses on how utilities, cities, and the private sector can speed scaling of low carbon technologies and engage policy makers on supporting an ambitious trajectory to a low carbon flexible energy system. You will also work very closely with the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and with the U.S. Climate team.
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About World Resources Institute
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. We organize our work around six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future:
- Climate: Protect communities and natural ecosystems from damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions, and generate opportunities for people by catalyzing a global transition to a low-carbon economy.
- Energy: Drive the scale-up of clean, affordable power systems throughout the world to deliver sustainable socio-economic development.
- Food: Ensure the world’s food systems reduce their impact on the environment, drive economic opportunity, and sustainably feed 9.6 billion people by 2050.
- Forests: Alleviate poverty, enhance food security, conserve biodiversity, and mitigate climate change by reducing forest loss and restoring productivity to degraded, deforested lands.
- Water: Achieve a water-secure future by mapping, measuring, and mitigating global water risks.
- Sustainable Cities: Improve quality of life in cities by developing and scaling environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable urban and transport solutions.
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