Jamie Scripps of 5 Lakes Energy has been recognized by Midwest Energy News as one of its 2016 ‘40 under 40’ emerging leaders who are working to transition America to a clean energy economy. Jamie was nominated for her advocacy on behalf of industrial energy efficiency and cogeneration, her research and analysis on sustainability, and her work on integrating distributed energy resources into the power system.
As a principal at 5 Lakes Energy, Jamie specializes in renewable energy and energy efficiency policy, with an emphasis on integrated resource planning. She also helps to lead the firm’s federal policy practice. Before joining 5 Lakes Energy, Jamie served as assistant deputy director for the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth where she was instrumental in helping to design and implement Michigan’s clean energy programs. A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Scripps has practiced law in Traverse City, Michigan and Washington, D.C., where she specialized in environmental law. Scripps also served as deputy policy director for the Michigan Environmental Council (MEC).
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