Dr. Tony Reames: Remaining Optimistic About Energy Justice

NCSEA is excited to feature JPB Fellow Dr. Tony Reames, Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the U.S. Department of Energy. Dr. Reames was appointed to this position in the Office of Energy Justice Policy and Analysis in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity by the Biden Administration in June 2021. He is responsible for developing a research and policy agenda around understanding energy burdens on low-income communities and communities of color, as well as implementation of the Justice40 Initiative, ensuring that activities across the agency benefit disadvantaged communities. This feature is part of NCSEA’s celebration of Black History Month and our ongoing focus on elevating exemplary leaders in the clean energy community. Read more.