Allison Clements Director, Sustainable FERC Project
Areas of Focus
Energy, solving global warming, U.S. law and policy, electricity, transmission, grid integration.
Allison Clements is the Director of the Sustainable FERC Project housed at Natural Resources Defense Council. The Project represents a coalition of environmental non-profit organizations at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and at the ISO/RTO/regional level in pursuit of a flexible and efficient transmission system that supports accelerated deployment of renewable energy and demand-side resources. Prior to taking on this role, Allison spent three years serving as NRDC's Corporate Counsel while maintaining a policy practice in renewable energy deployment. Before joining NRDC, Allison worked as a project finance attorney at Chadbourne & Parke, LLP in New York, where she represented developers and lenders in the financings of traditional and renewable energy and biofuels facilities. Earlier, as an associate at Troutman Sanders, LLP, she advised utilities, independent power producers and other energy companies regarding FERC law. Allison holds a B.S. in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan and a J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School.