William M. Clift

Principal

William has spent much of the last eight years applying a diverse skill-set to projects ranging from designing the world’s first green luxury yacht, to improving the efficiency of Walmart’s trucking fleet, to helping a global aluminum extraction and processing company focus their efforts and messaging around sustainability. He has a BS and MS from Stanford University, and started his career with Rocky Mountain Institute’s research and consulting practice where he led qualitative and quantitative analyses of energy efficiency, cogeneration, and renewable energy opportunities for electric utilities, real estate developments, and industrial firms around the world. William co-authored "Carbon Management, Strategic Implications of Climate Change" which examined risks and opportunities that investors may face in a carbon-constrained business environment, and most recently completed a comprehensive analysis of the costs and generation capacity implications of the EPA’s planned tightening of environmental regulations on power plants, such as the Clean Air Transport Rule and the Clean Water Act.