Natalie McIntire is an independent consultant
working on high voltage transmission policy for renewable energy. Ms. McIntire currently acts as a consultant
to the American Wind Energy Association and Clean Grid Alliance. Most recently she has been focused on
interconnection queue reform, cost allocation, and Order 1000 reforms.
to this, Natalie worked as a Senior Policy Associate for the Renewable
Northwest Project in Portland, OR. In
that position, she worked on transmission and green power policy in the
Northwest, acted as a member of the Green-e Board, and was an appointed member
of the Oregon Public Utilities Commission Portfolio Options Committee.
has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute, a M.A. degree in the History of Science and Technology from the
University of Minnesota, and a graduate certificate in Applied Energy Economics
and Policy from the Portland State University, Oregon.