Dawone Robinson

Eastern Region Co-Director, EEFA, Resilient Communities, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program

Dawone Robinson focuses on promoting increased access to energy efficiency and renewable energy resources for multifamily and low-income households. As part of the Energy Efficiency for All project, Dawone helps organize state coalitions and provides educational support for organizations and individuals working on energy efficiency and renewable energy policies. In his previous role, Dawone served as Virginia policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, an organization focusing on climate change impacts and clean energy solutions in Virginia. As a result of that work, Dawone was appointed to the Virginia Solar Development Authority by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Dawone received his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and a J.D. from Drake University Law School. He is based in Washington, D.C.

In Conversation

Defender of Energy Efficiency—and Equity

Dawone Robinson, regional director of NRDC’s Energy Efficiency for All Project, works to create opportunities for low-income communities of color to save energy and money.

NRDC in Action

Justice Warrior on the Affordable Energy Front

Dawone Robinson is righting the inequities that low-income communities of color face in accessing the benefits of energy efficiency—like more comfortable homes and lower energy bills, for starters.