Edward Righter

MEEP Candidate, CEEP

Edward Righter received a BA in Political Science from Kenyon College with a concentration in Environmental Studies. After graduation, he spent three years at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, which oversees a portfolio of $32.4 billion dollars in commercial-scale energy loans. During his tenure, Ed’s external affairs efforts aided with messaging and response to a variety of stakeholders. He also gained exposure to the credit review process supporting the risk management division.

Ed is now MEEP student at University of Delaware’s Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP). He has focused his research on policy mechanisms that will drive the wide spread deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in the United States. His specific interest focuses on state efforts to create financing tools that will best leverage green capital.

Ed enjoys playing tennis, fishing, sailing, and banging on the drums in his spare time.