Undersecretary of Energy, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Michael Judge joins EEA as Undersecretary of Energy from the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA), where he has served as the Vice President for Policy since September 2021. In this role, Judge managed CCSA’s Policy Team, leading its policy advocacy at both the federal level and across the more than 20 states in which the organization’s members are active. Prior to his time at CCSA, he spent over 12 years in various roles in Massachusetts state government, including over two years as Director of Electric Power, Regional, and Federal Affairs at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), in which he managed the DPU’s Electric Power Division and its oversight of the Commonwealth’s investor-owned electric distribution companies and licensed competitive retail electricity suppliers and brokers. He also advised the Commission on matters pertaining to electric power supply, reliability, electric vehicles, energy efficiency, grid modernization, interconnection, renewable energy, and storm and emergency planning. Prior to his time at the DPU, he spent over nine years at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), including four years as Director of its Renewable and Alternative Energy Division. During his time at DOER, he was responsible for the administration of the Commonwealth’s Renewable and Alternative Portfolio Standards and oversaw the development and implementation of other programs supporting clean energy and energy storage, such as the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Energy Target (SMART) Program. He holds two Bachelor’s degrees from UMass Amherst and lives in Boston.
24-Oct-2023Salon I/IIIncorporating DERs in long-term regional system planning