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Alex Routhier

Alex Routhier, Ph.D.

Senior Clean Energy Policy Analyst

Department

Clean Energy

Area of Focus

Alex works on the Arizona team, supporting efforts to expand clean energy, accelerate grid modernization, and limit carbon dioxide emissions.

Background

Alex began his career in the financial services industry. Wanting to make a career change, he moved to Arizona for graduate school and quickly fell in love with the West. While at Arizona State he worked for the Engineering Research Center, Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technology (QESST). He has also worked as an advanced degree intern at a large Phoenix-based, electric utility, where he focused on transmission compliance and modeling.

Education

Alex has an MS and PhD in electrical engineering from Arizona State University. He received his BS in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh.

Favorite thing about the West

The grandeur, beauty and diversity of the landscapes, and SO MANY places with dispersed camping!

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