ABOUT

Jon Creyts

Jon is a council member of the Energy Web Foundation. He is also a managing director at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), where he leads research and collaboration activities on disruptive technologies and is the founder and co-leader of RMI’s China Program. He works with and advises governments, companies, and other thought leaders on ways to create value and scale clean energy solutions globally.

Prior to RMI, Jon was a partner with McKinsey & Co. and a designer in both the aerospace and power industries, including a stint at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works.

Jon received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and has published extensively on the economics of low-carbon strategies.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of blockchain and other decentralized technologies.

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Some reading for your weekend, courtesy of our CEO @WalterKook

"We ... increasingly find ourselves with the electricity grid equivalent of digital smartphones connected to analog landlines... Policy reform is needed [to] better serve the digitalizing grid."

https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/alongside-der-grid-interconnection-a-need-to-prioritize-iot-connectivity-and-utilities-software-b69f3a0d4a0e

FERC order 2222 is an absolute game changer for DERs in the US. Regional grid ... operators have ~270 days to lay out a plan for unprecedented, widespread DER integration. Our open source tech stack @energywebx is purpose built for this moment https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/ferc-orders-grid-operators-to-open-wholesale-markets-to-distributed-energy-resources

Wow. We're closing out the week with BIG news from two major energy markets on ... both sides of the Atlantic.

TL;DR: The EU is making major investments in green energy and digitalization. The U.S. is opening up wholesale energy markets to participation from DERs. 🤯

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We're honored to be highlighted by @blockchainers in their round of ways ... #blockchain tech can help meet @UN Sustainable Development Goals. #energyweb is noted under SDG 7: Affordable & Clean #Energy. 🌱⚡️ https://www.the-blockchain.com/2020/09/17/how-will-blockchain-technology-be-leveraged-to-solve-uns-17-sustainable-development-goals-can-it-help-solve-the-worlds-most-pressing-social-and-environmental-problems/

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